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Medical companies assess damage in Puerto Rico
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Medical manufacturers with facilities in Puerto Rico are still assessing damage caused by Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit the island in more than 80 years. Maria made landfall with ...
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09-22-2017
Speaker: Expect PP price increases post-Harvey
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Norwalk, Calif. — Expect big increases in polypropylene prices for months in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, an industry consultant warned members of the Western Plastics Association. Samantha ...
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09-22-2017
DowDuPont starts up new PE and ethylene units in Texas
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DowDuPont Inc. has started production on a specialty polyethylene resin unit and on a new ethylene unit in Freeport, Texas. The new unit will have annual production of almost 900 million pounds of ...
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09-22-2017
Plastimagen still on schedule after earthquake
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Mexico City — Plastimagen México 2017 will go ahead in Mexico City as planned on November 7-10, organizer E.J. Krause and Associates said Sept. 21. Mexico City and surrounding areas...
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09-22-2017
CPSC votes to limit flame retardants in plastics
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission narrowly voted Sept. 20 to limit use of a group of flame retardants in plastics and other materials, saying that they see growing evidence that the...
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09-22-2017
Wrapping up safe shipping
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When it comes to securing loads on goods for transport, stretch wrap plays a key role in keeping the loads from shifting around in an economical and effective fashion. Load stability is a matter...
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09-22-2017
DS Smith making two Midwest US investments
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DS Smith plc is expanding operations in the United States on two fronts, including a new rigid plastic packaging location near Chicago and expansion of an injection molding location in Minnesota....
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09-22-2017
Compounder Star adds equipment and new look
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Custom compounder Star Plastics Inc. has added new equipment and launched a rebranding campaign. Since late 2016, the firm has added a twin-screw extrusion line for development work at its...
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09-21-2017
Plastics News Now: Large beverage company drops bottled water production
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San Miguel Corp. in the Philippines announced it is dropping the production of bottled water for sustainability reasons, Ford Motor Co. files a patent for an autonomous interior and Method...
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09-21-2017
Raumedic bringing 4.0 to all German, US facilities
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Raumedic AG is introducing a new IT-based quality assurance and production control system in all its production locations in Germany and the U.S. by 2019. Raumedic, a medical technology...
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09-21-2017
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Historical Resin Pricing

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Injection GP

Annual volumes greater than 1 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-May-17 170 179 174.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 156 165 160.5
    16-Mar-15 206 215 210.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Mar-14 214 223 218.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Jun-13 189 198 193.5
    04-Feb-13 183 192 187.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-12 178 187 182.5
    05-Mar-12 186 195 190.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-May-11 206 215 210.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Jun-10 181 190 185.5
    26-Apr-10 173 182 177.5
    25-Jan-10 165 174 169.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Feb-09 150 159 154.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 160 169 164.5
    01-Sep-08 175 184 179.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 160 169 164.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 154 163 158.5
    29-May-06 164 173 168.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-05 174 183 178.5
    28-Mar-05 165 174 169.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Aug-04 157 166 161.5
    10-May-04 136 145 140.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Sep-03 132 141 136.5
    21-Apr-03 138 147 142.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-02 126 135 130.5
    29-Apr-02 123 132 127.5
    04-Feb-02 137 146 141.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Sep-01 145 154 149.5
    14-May-01 150 159 154.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 160 169 164.5
    01-May-00 156 165 160.5
    10-Jan-00 146 155 150.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Nov-99 138 147 142.5
    02-Aug-99 138 147 142.5
    07-Jun-99 141 150 145.5
    05-Apr-99 144 153 148.5
    01-Feb-99 147 156 151.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Dec-98 150 159 154.5
    02-Nov-98 153 162 157.5
    05-Oct-98 155 164 159.5
    07-Sep-98 157 166 161.5
    03-Aug-98 155 164 159.5
    06-Jul-98 157 166 161.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 159 168 163.5
    26-Aug-96 169 179 174
    12-Aug-96 169 179 174
    01-Apr-96 179 189 184
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-95 166 172 169
    27-Feb-95 154 160 157
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 149 155 152
    20-Jun-94 139 145 142
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    11-Jan-93 135 141 138
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-92 137 144 140.5
    02-Nov-92 138 148 143
    05-Oct-92 140 148 144
    21-Sep-92 141 150 145.5
    14-Sep-92 141 153 147
    07-Sep-92 143 153 148
    17-Aug-92 143 155 149
    10-Aug-92 143 157 150
    06-Jul-92 144 157 150.5
    01-Jun-92 146 159 152.5
    27-Apr-92 146 160 153
    30-Mar-92 147 163 155
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Oct-90 148 163 155.5
    30-Apr-90 135 143 139
    29-Jan-90 138 143 140.5
    01-Jan-90 154 157 155.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Mar-89 160 163 161.5

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.