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Thermoformer another winner in blockbuster Amazon deal
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The mega-deal to bring half of Amazon's second headquarters to New York's Long Island City will allow the $800 billion tech giant to reap a windfall of tax breaks and credits in return for hiring...
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11-15-2018
Remember when single-use wasn't such a dirty word?
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Plastics News, it appears, is on the cutting edge of popular culture. I'm not claiming that I invented the Dougie … but you can't prove that I didn't. No, this pop culture milestone is...
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11-15-2018
Plastics Pioneers name five new members
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The Plastics Pioneers Association has named five new members: Dennis Don, Dennis Knaus, Dan Raher, Wylie Royce and David Schultz. The non-profit PPA, based in McHenry, Ill., is celebrating its...
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11-15-2018
Jason Sears named Dri-Air president
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Jason Sears has been named president of Dri-Air Industries Inc., replacing his father Charlie Sears, who died in August. The auxiliary equipment maker's board of directors made the announcement...
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11-14-2018
Kafrit buys concentrates firm Polyfil
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Israeli materials firm Kafrit Industries Ltd. has acquired Polyfil Corp., a maker of masterbatch concentrates based in Rockaway, N.J. No purchase price was disclosed in a Nov. 14 news release...
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11-14-2018
PU machinery firm Cannon shows off $4M expansion
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Cranberry Township, Pa. —​ About 55 Cannon SpA employees from around the world gathered in a Pittsburgh suburb to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Italian polyurethane equipment...
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11-14-2018
Denham Plastics owner loses US House re-election bid
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California Republican Jeff Denham, owner of Denham Plastics LLC, has lost his bid to retain a U.S. House seat in a district that Hillary Clinton won in the 2016 presidential race. A week after...
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11-14-2018
Plastipak's Plotzke wins CFO of the Year
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Michael Plotzke, chief financial officer, treasurer and senior vice president of finance of Plymouth, Mich.-based Plastipak Holdings Inc., was awarded Plastics News' CFO of the Year award at the...
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11-14-2018
JCI to sell auto battery business for $13.2B
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Johnson Controls International PLC is selling its power solutions business, which makes car batteries, to private equity firm Brookfield Business Partners LP for $13.2 billion in cash. The deal,...
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Historical Resin Pricing

Engineering Thermoplastics

PC

Injection Flame retardant

Annual volumes greater than 1 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Apr-18 208 225 216.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-May-17 201 218 209.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 187 204 195.5
    16-Mar-15 237 254 245.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Mar-14 245 262 253.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Jun-13 220 237 228.5
    04-Feb-13 214 231 222.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-12 209 226 217.5
    05-Mar-12 217 234 225.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-May-11 237 254 245.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Jun-10 212 229 220.5
    26-Apr-10 204 221 212.5
    25-Jan-10 196 213 204.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Feb-09 181 198 189.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 191 208 199.5
    01-Sep-08 206 223 214.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 191 208 199.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 185 202 193.5
    29-May-06 195 212 203.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-05 205 222 213.5
    28-Mar-05 196 213 204.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Aug-04 188 205 196.5
    10-May-04 167 184 175.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Sep-03 163 180 171.5
    21-Apr-03 169 186 177.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-02 157 174 165.5
    29-Apr-02 154 171 162.5
    04-Feb-02 168 185 176.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Sep-01 176 193 184.5
    14-May-01 181 198 189.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 191 208 199.5
    01-May-00 187 204 195.5
    10-Jan-00 177 194 185.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Aug-99 169 186 177.5
    07-Jun-99 172 189 180.5
    05-Apr-99 175 192 183.5
    01-Feb-99 178 195 186.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Dec-98 181 198 189.5
    02-Nov-98 184 201 192.5
    05-Oct-98 186 203 194.5
    07-Sep-98 188 205 196.5
    03-Aug-98 186 203 194.5
    06-Jul-98 188 205 196.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 190 207 198.5
    26-Aug-96 202 220 211
    12-Aug-96 202 220 211
    01-Apr-96 212 231 221.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-95 196 210 203
    27-Feb-95 184 198 191
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 176 190 183
    20-Jun-94 172 183 177.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Apr-93 167 176 171.5
    22-Mar-93 168 178 173
    08-Feb-93 168 181 174.5
    11-Jan-93 168 184 176
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-92 170 185 177.5
    02-Nov-92 171 187 179
    21-Sep-92 171 190 180.5
    17-Aug-92 173 193 183
    06-Jul-92 174 195 184.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Oct-90 176 197 186.5
    29-Jan-90 160 187 173.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Mar-89 180 223 201.5

All prices are estimated U.S. market prices, in cents per pound, for prime resin, unfilled, natural color, FOB supplier, unless otherwise indicated.

"Change Date" represents issue dates when Plastics News published a change in our weekly price chart, as well as the week when the file was updated most recently. Our published prices indicate when we became aware of and confirmed with North American buyers and suppliers that prices actually changed in the market.