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Polystyrene sees first sales growth since 2011


February 4, 2014 11:17 am ET

Linear low density polyethylene enjoyed the best 2013 sales year among major commodity resins in the U.S. and Canada – but the polystyrene market is probably breaking out the champagne.

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Prices jump for polypropylene and suspension PVC


January 30, 2014 3:53 pm ET

North American prices for PVC and polypropylene resin have started off 2014 with a bang, with prices of both materials climbing since Jan. 1.

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Polystyrene resin prices jump


January 16, 2014 2:14 pm ET

Prices for solid polystyrene resin in North America have increased by an average of 4 cents per pound since Dec. 1.

SPI and ACC to work together on rigid packaging issues


December 11, 2013 3:41 pm ET

Two of the heavyweight U.S. plastics industry associations are joining forces to tackle rigid packaging issues like recycling and growth opportunities.

Groups urge more cooperation on marine litter


November 27, 2013 2:31 pm ET

A global alliance of plastics associations is calling on governments and other business sectors like retailers and brand owners to do more to combat trash littering the ocean, and said such broader cooperation could be key to future progress.

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