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Material Insights: Ineos buys a soccer team
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Materials supplier Ineos has purchased a Swiss soccer team, China Shenhua commits to a West Virginia investment and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board releases its investigation into the fires at...
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11-20-2017
French private equity firm buys Revere Plastics
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French private equity Ardian has made its first foray into North America's injection molding market, and it is looking for more plastics acquisitions. Ardian has agreed to buy custom molder Revere ...
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11-20-2017
Graham picks up packaging thermoformer EasyPak
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Private equity firm Graham Partners has purchased food packaging manufacturer EasyPak LLC, a thermoformer based in Leomister, Mass., that offers containers made from 100 percent recycled materials....
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11-20-2017
Recycled PET maker Loop goes public on NASDAQ
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Recycled plastics firm Loop Industries Inc. began trading shares on the NASDAQ stock exchange Nov. 20. The Montreal-based firm describes itself as "a leader in sustainably produced PET resin." In...
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11-20-2017
Trademark gets smaller but more focused
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San Diego — Trademark Plastics Inc. of Riverside, Calif., is narrowing its focus with fewer — but more highly trained — employees, more automated systems and higher productivity...
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11-20-2017
North Carolina revoking Chemours' permit to discharge processed wastewater
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The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced Nov. 16 that it was moving to “permanently revoke” the permit for Chemours Co. to discharge its wastewater as the ...
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11-20-2017
China offers signs of 'leeway' in imported plastic scrap ban
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Possibly cracking open the door in its ban on plastic scrap imports, the Chinese government may allow some grades of clean material in, if they can be used directly in manufacturing, according to...
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11-20-2017
Milacron expanding in Mexico to keep pace with mold makers
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Mexico City — Mold makers from north of the border keep building plants in Mexico, and Milacron Holdings Corp. is keeping pace by expanding its operations in Querétaro. Milacron makes ...
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11-17-2017
Coperion sees sales from fracking, polyolefin growth
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The Coperion compounding extruder business is gaining sales from polyolefins thanks to shale fracking, and Coperion and K-Tron feeders are growing from installations in engineering plastics,...
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11-17-2017
Toyoda Gosei brings a new focus on training future leaders
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Ann Arbor, Mich. — Toyoda Gosei Co. is preparing on multiple fronts for the changing automotive landscape. The firm has expanded in many areas of its business during the last few years,...
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11-17-2017
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Historical Resin Pricing

Engineering Thermoplastics

PPO/PPE

Injection Structural foam

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

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Jan-08 131 207 169
  • As of Date Level
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    04-Dec-06 116 192 154
    01-May-06 110 186 148
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Oct-05 118 194 156
    07-Mar-05 127 203 165
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Aug-04 119 195 157
    03-May-04 112 188 150
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Sep-03 94 170 132
    07-Apr-03 90 166 128
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Aug-96 150 170 160

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.