AKRON, OHIO (Jan. 9, 12:15 p.m. ET) — Updated North American sales totals for polyethylene and polypropylene are featured in this week's Material Insights video.
The sale of Spanish ABS maker Elix Polymers also is featured in this week's video. Styrolution — a styrenics joint venture between BASF and Ineos — sold Elix to financial firm Sun European Partners for an undisclosed price. The sale was required to meet European Union antitrust rules.
The video wraps up with a pair of news items in the plastics-to-oil sector.