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Marbach opening first Mexican office
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01-15-2019
Hennecke buys Polyurethane Process Industries
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Trex touts sustainability of its decking, manufacturing
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BASF announces major R&D projects to cut carbon emissions
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Nestlé Waters to help with parks cleanup during federal shutdown
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VW plans $800 million EV plant in Tenn.; will add 1,000 jobs
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

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Crystal High Heat

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-19 106 107 106.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-18 113 114 113.5
    06-Aug-18 111 112 111.5
    04-Jun-18 114 115 114.5
    02-Apr-18 118 119 118.5
    05-Mar-18 114 115 114.5
    12-Feb-18 112 113 112.5
    15-Jan-18 127 128 127.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Oct-17 122 123 122.5
    02-Oct-17 119 120 119.5
    14-Aug-17 116 117 116.5
    29-May-17 120 121 120.5
    08-May-17 122 123 122.5
    17-Apr-17 127 128 127.5
    13-Mar-17 121 122 121.5
    06-Feb-17 113 114 113.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 108 109 108.5
    10-Oct-16 110 111 110.5
    05-Sep-16 107 108 107.5
    11-Jul-16 105 106 105.5
    09-May-16 107 108 107.5
    29-Feb-16 102 103 102.5
    25-Jan-16 104 105 104.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-15 119 120 119.5
    07-Sep-15 128 129 128.5
    10-Aug-15 130 131 130.5
    06-Jul-15 124 125 124.5
    01-Jun-15 129 130 129.5
    04-May-15 126 127 126.5
    02-Mar-15 121 122 121.5
    02-Feb-15 123 124 123.5
    12-Jan-15 132 133 132.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-14 136 137 136.5
    03-Nov-14 137 138 137.5
    29-Sep-14 139 140 139.5
    11-Aug-14 143 144 143.5
    07-Jul-14 136 137 136.5
    02-Jun-14 137 138 137.5
    12-May-14 139 140 139.5
    10-Mar-14 142 143 142.5
    10-Feb-14 137 138 137.5
    20-Jan-14 131 132 131.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-13 127 128 127.5
    26-Aug-13 123 124 123.5
    10-Jun-13 124 125 124.5
    13-May-13 122 123 122.5
    18-Mar-13 125 126 125.5
    21-Jan-13 127 128 127.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Sep-12 124 125 124.5
    23-Jul-12 119 120 119.5
    11-Jun-12 122 123 122.5
    05-Mar-12 121 122 121.5
    30-Jan-12 116 117 116.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Dec-11 111 112 111.5
    19-Dec-11 113 114 113.5
    07-Nov-11 116 117 116.5
    29-Aug-11 122 123 122.5
    04-Jul-11 118 119 118.5
    09-May-11 111 112 111.5
    14-Feb-11 109 110 109.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 101 102 101.5
    25-Oct-10 96 97 96.5
    23-Aug-10 94 95 94.5
    12-Jul-10 96 97 96.5
    01-Mar-10 100 101 100.5
    11-Jan-10 90 91 90.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 88 89 88.5
    26-Oct-09 86 87 86.5
    10-Aug-09 91 92 91.5
    06-Jul-09 87 88 87.5
    11-May-09 80 81 80.5
    23-Mar-09 78 79 78.5
    02-Feb-09 75 76 75.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 96 97 96.5
    17-Nov-08 118 119 118.5
    01-Sep-08 123 124 123.5
    28-Jul-08 119 120 119.5
    23-Jun-08 110 111 110.5
    18-Feb-08 100 101 100.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-07 90 91 90.5
    21-May-07 94 95 94.5
    09-Apr-07 89 90 89.5
    19-Mar-07 85 86 85.5
    29-Jan-07 88 89 88.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 91 92 91.5
    04-Sep-06 93 94 93.5
    29-May-06 87 88 87.5
    20-Mar-06 91 92 91.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 94 95 94.5
    07-Nov-05 97 98 97.5
    26-Sep-05 92 93 92.5
    27-Jun-05 87 88 87.5
    16-May-05 91 92 91.5
    09-May-05 91 92 91.5
    02-May-05 86 87 86.5
    25-Apr-05 86 87 86.5
    28-Mar-05 89 90 89.5
    17-Jan-05 92 93 92.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Dec-04 95 96 95.5
    27-Sep-04 87 88 87.5
    12-Jul-04 79 80 79.5
    19-Apr-04 76 77 76.5
    22-Mar-04 73 74 73.5
    23-Feb-04 69 70 69.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-03 65 66 65.5
    01-Sep-03 63 64 63.5
    07-Jul-03 67 68 67.5
    10-Mar-03 71 72 71.5
    24-Feb-03 64 65 64.5
    10-Feb-03 61 62 61.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Oct-02 65 66 65.5
    19-Aug-02 61 62 61.5
    10-Jun-02 59 60 59.5
    18-Mar-02 56 57 56.5
    28-Jan-02 53 54 53.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 55 56 55.5
    03-Sep-01 57 58 57.5
    02-Jul-01 60 61 60.5
    16-Apr-01 62 63 62.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-00 63 64 63.5
    30-Oct-00 65 66 65.5
    22-May-00 67 68 67.5
    17-Apr-00 64 65 64.5
    06-Mar-00 60 61 60.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-99 57 58 57.5
    11-Oct-99 54 55 54.5
    19-Jul-99 52 53 52.5
    28-Jun-99 49 50 49.5
    07-Jun-99 50 51 50.5
    15-Mar-99 51 52 51.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 47 48 47.5
    20-Jul-98 48 49 48.5
    08-Jun-98 50 51 50.5
    09-Mar-98 51 52 51.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Jan-97 48 49 48.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 50 51 50.5
    02-Sep-96 52 53 52.5
    26-Aug-96 57 59 58
    08-Jul-96 57 59 58
    22-Apr-96 55 57 56
    26-Feb-96 51 53 52
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-95 55 57 56
    25-Sep-95 56 58 57
    17-Jul-95 62 66 64
    01-May-95 68 72 70
    13-Mar-95 64 68 66
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 63 68 65.5
    19-Sep-94 55 59 57
    20-Jun-94 51 55 53
    25-Apr-94 49 53 51
    11-Apr-94 46 50 48
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Sep-93 47 49 48
    19-Apr-93 49 51 50
    18-Jan-93 46 48 47
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Aug-92 46 49 47.5
    15-Jun-92 45 47 46
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Nov-91 43 45 44
    23-Sep-91 41 43 42
    20-May-91 44 45 44.5
    06-May-91 46 48 47
    08-Apr-91 49 50 49.5
    11-Mar-91 50 51 50.5
    11-Feb-91 55 56 55.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Nov-90 59 61 60
    08-Oct-90 55 57 56
    09-Jul-90 50 52 51
    26-Mar-90 53 55 54
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Nov-89 50 52 51
    11-Sep-89 53 55 54
    10-Jul-89 56 59 57.5
    29-May-89 57 59 58
    06-Mar-89 58 59 58.5

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.