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Clariant, Sabic to merge part of materials portfolio
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Swiss materials supplier Clariant AG and Saudi chemical company Sabic are to merge parts of their businesses in a bid to create a leading supplier of high-performance materials. The move follows...
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09-18-2018
Univar snags Nexeo for $2B, may sell plastics unit
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In a blockbuster materials distribution deal, Univar Inc. is acquiring Nexeo Solutions Inc. for $2 billion. But before the ink was dry on the Sept. 17 deal, Univar officials said they're reviewing ...
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09-17-2018
Serell named president of Asaclean maker Sun Plastech
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Sun Plastech Inc., the maker of Asaclean-brand purging compounds, has named Joseph Serell as its new president. The move was effective Sept. 1, officials with Parsippany, N.J.-based SPI said in a...
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09-18-2018
Firms plan for post-Florence reopening
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Plastics companies in North Carolina and the Southeastern U.S. are surveying damage from Hurricane Florence, with at least one business resuming operations Sept. 17 after closing ahead of the...
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09-17-2018
How to get ahead in film and sheet? This year it's M&A
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This week Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American film and sheet manufacturers. We have our top 100 companies in print and the rest of the list is online. Let's take a look at ...
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09-17-2018
Distinctive taps into technology to win business in medical devices
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Vista, Calif. — Distinctive Plastics Inc. decided it needed to get into molding for medical device components in 2010. A year later, when it obtained its ISO 13485 certification, medical...
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09-17-2018
Material Insights: Most PE grades see supply-driven decrease 09-17-2018
Smart lighting brightens Varroc's prospects
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The trend toward "smart" vehicle lighting will propel Varroc sales to more than double over the next four years, according to its CEO. The opportunity is not merely for new lights, says Stephane...
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09-17-2018
South Korean investors buy Momentive
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Waterford, N.Y. — A group of South Korean companies have reached an agreement to acquire MPM Holdings Inc., the parent company of global silicones supplier Momentive, for about $3.1 billion....
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09-17-2018
Plastics face 'complex' issues in Mexico Anipac leader says
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High electricity prices are restricting the competitiveness of Mexico's plastics industry and complicating an already difficult business environment, the sector's new leader says. In his first...
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09-17-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

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Annual volumes of 300,000-500,000 pounds.

Current Pricing
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    30-Apr-18 236 246 241
  • As of Date Level
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    29-May-17 229 239 234
  • As of Date Level
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    09-Nov-15 215 225 220
    16-Mar-15 265 275 270
  • As of Date Level
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    24-Mar-14 273 283 278
  • As of Date Level
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    03-Jun-13 248 258 253
    04-Feb-13 242 252 247
  • As of Date Level
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    20-Aug-12 237 247 242
    05-Mar-12 245 255 250
  • As of Date Level
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    09-May-11 265 275 270
  • As of Date Level
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    28-Jun-10 240 250 245
    26-Apr-10 232 242 237
    25-Jan-10 224 234 229
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Feb-09 209 219 214
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 219 229 224
    01-Sep-08 234 244 239
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 219 229 224
  • As of Date Level
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    04-Dec-06 213 223 218
    29-May-06 223 233 228
  • As of Date Level
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    31-Oct-05 233 243 238
    28-Mar-05 224 234 229
  • As of Date Level
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    30-Aug-04 216 226 221
    10-May-04 195 205 200
  • As of Date Level
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    01-Sep-03 191 201 196
    21-Apr-03 197 207 202
  • As of Date Level
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    09-Dec-02 185 195 190
    29-Apr-02 182 192 187
    04-Feb-02 196 206 201
  • As of Date Level
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    24-Sep-01 204 214 209
    14-May-01 209 219 214
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Nov-00 219 229 224
    01-May-00 215 225 220
    10-Jan-00 205 215 210
  • As of Date Level
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    02-Aug-99 197 207 202
    07-Jun-99 200 210 205
    05-Apr-99 203 213 208
    01-Feb-99 206 216 211
  • As of Date Level
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    07-Dec-98 209 219 214
    02-Nov-98 212 222 217
    05-Oct-98 214 224 219
    07-Sep-98 216 226 221
    03-Aug-98 214 224 219
    06-Jul-98 216 226 221
  • As of Date Level
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    25-Nov-96 218 228 223
    26-Aug-96 232 252 242
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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.