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Plastics News Now: 'The plastics industry lost its best friend': Industry remembers Bill Carteaux 12-13-2018
Cable tie maker American Elite Molding adding presses in Florida
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A Florida-based manufacturer of nylon cable ties is boosting its production capacity with the addition of new injection molding machines and cable tie molds. Crestview, Fla.-based American Elite...
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12-12-2018
Covestro's road trip​ visits the​ future
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Pittsburgh — Materials maker Covestro AG took more than 100 people on a road trip to the future on Dec. 3. Covestro, based in Leverkeusen, Germany, with U.S. headquarters in Pittsburgh,...
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12-12-2018
Going autonomous to speed inspections at Metro Plastics
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Officials of Metro Plastics Technologies Inc. wanted to boost automation at its custom injection molding plant in Noblesville, Ind. But since the average production run is short, fixed automation...
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12-12-2018
Werner Koch increasing presence in Mexico
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German auxiliary equipment supplier Werner Koch Maschinentechnik GmbH has acquired a 51 percent stake in its representative in Mexico as part of a strategy to open new markets in North, Central...
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12-12-2018
BASF making progress with chemical recycling project
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BASF SE is advancing its plastics recycling ambitions with a new ChemCycling project, which involves using mixed plastic waste to produce virgin polymers.  As part of the project, the company ...
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12-13-2018
Spell Capital invests in film maker Polar Plastics
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A Minnesota polyethylene film company did not have to go far to find its newest investors. Investment firm Spell Capital Partners LLC is taking a stake in Polar Plastics Inc. of Oakdale, Minn....
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12-12-2018
M. Holland adding polyolefins from Borealis
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Resin distribution firm M. Holland Co. has added materials from polyolefins maker Borealis AG to its portfolio of product offerings. Northbrook, Ill.-based M. Holland will distribute polyethylene...
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12-12-2018
Canadian PP project set for opening in late 2021
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Chicago — A major new polypropylene plant under construction in Calgary, Alberta, is on track to begin production in the second half of 2021. The plant, along with a propylene monomer unit...
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12-12-2018
Consumer spending trends look up for processors
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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and we are already getting a flurry of data and news reports about how much Americans are spending this year. From a retailer's perspective, this is...
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12-11-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

PP

Extrusion Film

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
    03-Dec-18 81 84 82.5
    08-Oct-18 91 94 92.5
    03-Sep-18 92 95 93.5
    02-Jul-18 90 93 91.5
    04-Jun-18 82 85 83.5
    30-Apr-18 75 78 76.5
    02-Apr-18 76 79 77.5
    05-Mar-18 82 85 83.5
    05-Feb-18 88 91 89.5
    15-Jan-18 79 82 80.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-17 78 81 79.5
    30-Oct-17 77 80 78.5
    02-Oct-17 76 79 77.5
    11-Sep-17 69 72 70.5
    14-Aug-17 68.5 71.5 70
    05-Jun-17 68 71 69.5
    01-May-17 76 79 77.5
    27-Mar-17 81.5 84.5 83
    06-Mar-17 77.5 80.5 79
    06-Feb-17 71 74 72.5
    09-Jan-17 61 64 62.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 65 68 66.5
    07-Nov-16 71 74 72.5
    03-Oct-16 72.5 75.5 74
    05-Sep-16 66.5 69.5 68
    01-Aug-16 63 66 64.5
    11-Jul-16 64 67 65.5
    30-May-16 68 71 69.5
    02-May-16 70 73 71.5
    28-Mar-16 73 76 74.5
    01-Feb-16 72 75 73.5
    25-Jan-16 69 72 70.5
    04-Jan-16 94 97 95.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Nov-15 92 95 93.5
    19-Oct-15 90 93 91.5
    28-Sep-15 87 90 88.5
    07-Sep-15 88 91 89.5
    10-Aug-15 90 93 91.5
    06-Jul-15 91 94 92.5
    01-Jun-15 90 93 91.5
    04-May-15 91 94 92.5
    06-Apr-15 95 98 96.5
    02-Mar-15 96 99 97.5
    02-Feb-15 95 98 96.5
    19-Jan-15 105 108 106.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 115 118 116.5
    03-Nov-14 120 123 121.5
    01-Sep-14 116 119 117.5
    23-Jun-14 111 114 112.5
    02-Jun-14 114 117 115.5
    05-May-14 115 118 116.5
    07-Apr-14 116 119 117.5
    03-Mar-14 117 120 118.5
    03-Feb-14 118 121 119.5
    13-Jan-14 115 116 115.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Dec-13 111 112 111.5
    04-Nov-13 112 113 112.5
    09-Sep-13 114 115 114.5
    08-Jul-13 109 110 109.5
    03-Jun-13 106 107 106.5
    06-May-13 107 108 107.5
    01-Apr-13 117 118 117.5
    04-Mar-13 123 124 123.5
    21-Jan-13 117 118 117.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 102 103 102.5
    03-Dec-12 101 102 101.5
    12-Nov-12 97 98 97.5
    22-Oct-12 95 96 95.5
    15-Oct-12 95 96 95.5
    03-Sep-12 94 95 94.5
    02-Jul-12 96 97 96.5
    28-May-12 111 112 111.5
    02-Apr-12 121 122 121.5
    20-Feb-12 116 117 116.5
    30-Jan-12 99 100 99.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-11 101 102 101.5
    31-Oct-11 107 108 107.5
    01-Aug-11 121 122 121.5
    27-Jun-11 125 126 125.5
    23-May-11 140 141 140.5
    02-May-11 130 131 130.5
    04-Apr-11 115 116 115.5
    24-Jan-11 120 121 120.5
    17-Jan-11 103 104 103.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 100 101 100.5
    27-Sep-10 102 103 102.5
    23-Aug-10 99 100 99.5
    05-Jul-10 97 98 97.5
    31-May-10 105 106 105.5
    26-Apr-10 117 118 117.5
    22-Mar-10 110 111 110.5
    22-Feb-10 105 106 105.5
    01-Feb-10 98 99 98.5
    11-Jan-10 95 96 95.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 91 92 91.5
    02-Nov-09 88 89 88.5
    28-Sep-09 98 99 98.5
    17-Aug-09 86 87 86.5
    03-Aug-09 82 83 82.5
    06-Jul-09 81 82 81.5
    18-May-09 72 73 72.5
    23-Feb-09 69 70 69.5
    09-Feb-09 63 64 63.5
    12-Jan-09 60 61 60.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 70 71 70.5
    03-Nov-08 100 101 100.5
    06-Oct-08 111 112 111.5
    28-Jul-08 125 126 125.5
    07-Jul-08 114 115 114.5
    26-May-08 107 108 107.5
    28-Apr-08 103 104 103.5
    10-Mar-08 97 98 97.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 98 99 98.5
    22-Oct-07 92 93 92.5
    30-Jul-07 89 90 89.5
    21-May-07 88 89 88.5
    07-May-07 84 85 84.5
    19-Feb-07 80 81 80.5
    22-Jan-07 75 76 75.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 76 77 76.5
    13-Nov-06 83 84 83.5
    21-Aug-06 87 88 87.5
    03-Jul-06 85 86 85.5
    22-May-06 81 82 81.5
    15-May-06 78 79 78.5
    27-Feb-06 79 80 79.5
    06-Feb-06 75 76 75.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Dec-05 79 80 79.5
    17-Oct-05 84 85 84.5
    19-Sep-05 74 75 74.5
    08-Aug-05 69 70 69.5
    11-Jul-05 65 66 65.5
    06-Jun-05 71 72 71.5
    02-May-05 75 76 75.5
    21-Feb-05 77 78 77.5
    31-Jan-05 75 76 75.5
    10-Jan-05 72 73 72.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 68 69 68.5
    08-Nov-04 65 66 65.5
    27-Sep-04 62 63 62.5
    23-Aug-04 59 60 59.5
    02-Aug-04 57 58 57.5
    17-May-04 55 56 55.5
    19-Apr-04 53 54 53.5
    23-Feb-04 50 51 50.5
    26-Jan-04 47 48 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 45 46 45.5
    04-Aug-03 43 44 43.5
    16-Jun-03 45 46 45.5
    12-May-03 47 48 47.5
    07-Apr-03 45 46 45.5
    10-Mar-03 42 43 42.5
    24-Feb-03 39 40 39.5
    10-Feb-03 36 37 36.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 37 38 37.5
    12-Aug-02 39 40 39.5
    17-Jun-02 38 39 38.5
    29-Apr-02 35 36 35.5
    18-Mar-02 32 33 32.5
    14-Jan-02 30 31 30.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 32 33 32.5
    12-Nov-01 34 35 34.5
    24-Sep-01 32 33 32.5
    20-Aug-01 33 34 33.5
    11-Jun-01 35 36 35.5
    16-Apr-01 38 39 38.5
    19-Feb-01 39 40 39.5
    15-Jan-01 39.5 40.5 40
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 40 41 40.5
    04-Dec-00 42 43 42.5
    02-Oct-00 43 44 43.5
    19-Jun-00 46 47 46.5
    01-May-00 44 45 44.5
    20-Mar-00 41 42 41.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Nov-99 39 40 39.5
    11-Oct-99 37 38 37.5
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    Low High Avg
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    Low High Avg
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    Low High Avg

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.