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Westfall adds micro mold tooling with Mold Craft acquisition
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Westfall Technik Inc. says its acquisition of Mold Craft Inc. "rounds out the company's industry-leading micro molding capabilities for medical device production." "Bringing full-scale, high-...
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01-18-2019
Klöckner Pentaplast invests $25M in Virginia for medical packaging
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Increased business opportunities thanks to America's aging population are spurring a multimillion-dollar expansion at a plastic film packaging site in Virginia. Trang Tilley, global marketing...
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01-18-2019
Operation Clean Sweep faces calls to transform
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The plastics industry's longtime voluntary program to fight pellet leakage from its factories, known as Operation Clean Sweep, is facing new pressure from governments and environmental groups....
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01-18-2019
Donnelly adds press for complex parts
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Alexandria, Minn.-based Donnelly Custom Manufacturing Co. has installed a 70-ton press to produce complex molded parts, increase efficiency, and help customers get their products to market faster....
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01-18-2019
Report: Bet on copolyester growth through 2027
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The global copolyester market is set for "moderate to high" growth in 2019, with demand approaching 400 million pounds, according to a new report from Irish research firm Fact.MR. Markets for...
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01-18-2019
Plastic Age Products installs its largest press
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Montreal-based Plastic Age Products Inc. installed its largest machine yet — a 2,000-metric-ton injection molding press — for the versatility it offers in serving a diverse customer...
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01-18-2019
China's Wellmei to invest $1.9M, create 71 jobs in US
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Chinese injection molding toolmaker and molder Wellmei Holding Co. Ltd. plans to invest $1.9 million and create 71 jobs by establishing its first North American manufacturing operation in Troy,...
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01-17-2019
Texas fines Formosa $121,000 for pellet pollution
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Texas environmental regulators have fined resin maker Formosa Plastics Corp. USA $121,000 for leaking plastic pellets into waters around its Point Comfort plant, but local environmental groups...
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01-17-2019
Evonik buying 3D printing material specialist
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Specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries AG is acquiring a Texas-based maker of powered polymers used in 3D printing. The deal for Structured Polymers Inc. of Austin provides Evonik "access...
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01-17-2019
Alliance members call project: 'A global organization set up for action'
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More than $1 billion is being pledged to help tackle the ocean plastics problem through a consortium of nearly 30 companies that includes some of the biggest names in the plastics industry. The...
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01-17-2019
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Commodity Thermoplastics

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Extrusion Fiber

Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    14-Jan-19 72 74 73
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-18 80 82 81
    08-Oct-18 90 92 91
    03-Sep-18 91 93 92
    02-Jul-18 89 91 90
    04-Jun-18 81 83 82
    30-Apr-18 74 76 75
    02-Apr-18 75 77 76
    05-Mar-18 81 83 82
    05-Feb-18 87 89 88
    15-Jan-18 78 80 79
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-17 77 79 78
    30-Oct-17 76 78 77
    02-Oct-17 75 77 76
    11-Sep-17 68 70 69
    14-Aug-17 67.5 69.5 68.5
    05-Jun-17 67 69 68
    01-May-17 75 77 76
    27-Mar-17 80.5 82.5 81.5
    06-Mar-17 76.5 78.5 77.5
    06-Feb-17 70 72 71
    09-Jan-17 60 62 61
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 64 66 65
    07-Nov-16 70 72 71
    03-Oct-16 71.5 73.5 72.5
    05-Sep-16 65.5 67.5 66.5
    01-Aug-16 62 64 63
    11-Jul-16 63 65 64
    30-May-16 67 69 68
    02-May-16 69 71 70
    28-Mar-16 72 74 73
    01-Feb-16 71 73 72
    25-Jan-16 68 70 69
    04-Jan-16 93 95 94
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Nov-15 91 93 92
    19-Oct-15 89 91 90
    28-Sep-15 86 88 87
    07-Sep-15 87 89 88
    10-Aug-15 89 91 90
    06-Jul-15 90 92 91
    01-Jun-15 89 91 90
    04-May-15 90 92 91
    06-Apr-15 94 96 95
    02-Mar-15 95 97 96
    02-Feb-15 94 96 95
    19-Jan-15 104 106 105
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 114 116 115
    03-Nov-14 119 121 120
    01-Sep-14 115 117 116
    23-Jun-14 110 112 111
    02-Jun-14 113 115 114
    05-May-14 114 116 115
    07-Apr-14 115 117 116
    03-Mar-14 116 118 117
    03-Feb-14 117 119 118
    13-Jan-14 112 114 113
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Dec-13 108 110 109
    04-Nov-13 109 111 110
    09-Sep-13 111 113 112
    08-Jul-13 106 108 107
    03-Jun-13 103 105 104
    06-May-13 104 106 105
    01-Apr-13 114 116 115
    04-Mar-13 120 122 121
    21-Jan-13 114 116 115
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 99 101 100
    03-Dec-12 98 100 99
    12-Nov-12 94 96 95
    15-Oct-12 92 94 93
    03-Sep-12 91 93 92
    02-Jul-12 93 95 94
    28-May-12 108 110 109
    02-Apr-12 118 120 119
    20-Feb-12 113 115 114
    30-Jan-12 96 98 97
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-11 98 100 99
    31-Oct-11 104 106 105
    01-Aug-11 118 120 119
    27-Jun-11 122 124 123
    23-May-11 137 139 138
    02-May-11 127 129 128
    04-Apr-11 112 114 113
    24-Jan-11 117 119 118
    17-Jan-11 100 102 101
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 97 99 98
    27-Sep-10 99 101 100
    23-Aug-10 96 98 97
    05-Jul-10 94 96 95
    31-May-10 102 104 103
    26-Apr-10 114 116 115
    22-Mar-10 107 109 108
    22-Feb-10 102 104 103
    01-Feb-10 95 97 96
    11-Jan-10 92 94 93
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 88 90 89
    02-Nov-09 85 87 86
    28-Sep-09 95 97 96
    17-Aug-09 83 85 84
    03-Aug-09 79 81 80
    06-Jul-09 78 80 79
    18-May-09 69 71 70
    23-Feb-09 66 68 67
    09-Feb-09 60 62 61
    12-Jan-09 57 59 58
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 67 69 68
    03-Nov-08 97 99 98
    06-Oct-08 108 110 109
    28-Jul-08 122 124 123
    07-Jul-08 111 113 112
    26-May-08 104 106 105
    28-Apr-08 100 102 101
    10-Mar-08 94 96 95
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 95 97 96
    22-Oct-07 89 91 90
    30-Jul-07 86 88 87
    21-May-07 85 87 86
    07-May-07 81 83 82
    19-Feb-07 77 79 78
    22-Jan-07 72 74 73
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 73 75 74
    13-Nov-06 80 82 81
    21-Aug-06 84 86 85
    03-Jul-06 82 84 83
    22-May-06 78 80 79
    15-May-06 75 77 76
    27-Feb-06 76 78 77
    06-Feb-06 72 74 73
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Dec-05 76 78 77
    17-Oct-05 81 83 82
    19-Sep-05 71 73 72
    08-Aug-05 66 68 67
    11-Jul-05 62 64 63
    06-Jun-05 68 70 69
    02-May-05 72 74 73
    21-Feb-05 74 76 75
    31-Jan-05 72 74 73
    10-Jan-05 69 71 70
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 65 67 66
    08-Nov-04 62 64 63
    27-Sep-04 59 61 60
    23-Aug-04 56 58 57
    02-Aug-04 54 56 55
    17-May-04 52 54 53
    19-Apr-04 50 52 51
    23-Feb-04 47 49 48
    26-Jan-04 44 46 45
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 42 44 43
    04-Aug-03 40 42 41
    16-Jun-03 42 44 43
    12-May-03 44 46 45
    07-Apr-03 42 44 43
    10-Mar-03 39 41 40
    24-Feb-03 36 38 37
    10-Feb-03 33 35 34
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 34 36 35
    12-Aug-02 36 38 37
    17-Jun-02 35 37 36
    29-Apr-02 32 34 33
    18-Mar-02 29 31 30
    14-Jan-02 27 29 28
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 29 31 30
    12-Nov-01 31 33 32
    24-Sep-01 29 31 30
    20-Aug-01 30 32 31
    11-Jun-01 32 34 33
    16-Apr-01 35 37 36
    19-Feb-01 36 38 37
    15-Jan-01 36.5 38.5 37.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 37 39 38
    04-Dec-00 39 41 40
    02-Oct-00 40 42 41
    19-Jun-00 43 45 44
    01-May-00 41 43 42
    20-Mar-00 38 40 39
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Nov-99 36 38 37
    11-Oct-99 34 36 35
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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.