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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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Crystal Injection GP

Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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    14-Jan-19 96 98 97
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-18 103 105 104
    06-Aug-18 101 103 102
    04-Jun-18 104 106 105
    02-Apr-18 108 110 109
    05-Mar-18 104 106 105
    12-Feb-18 102 104 103
    15-Jan-18 117 119 118
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Oct-17 112 114 113
    02-Oct-17 109 111 110
    14-Aug-17 106 108 107
    29-May-17 110 112 111
    08-May-17 112 114 113
    17-Apr-17 117 119 118
    13-Mar-17 111 113 112
    06-Feb-17 103 105 104
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 98 100 99
    10-Oct-16 100 102 101
    05-Sep-16 97 99 98
    11-Jul-16 95 97 96
    09-May-16 97 99 98
    29-Feb-16 92 94 93
    25-Jan-16 94 96 95
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-15 109 111 110
    07-Sep-15 118 120 119
    10-Aug-15 120 122 121
    06-Jul-15 114 116 115
    01-Jun-15 119 121 120
    04-May-15 116 118 117
    02-Mar-15 111 113 112
    02-Feb-15 113 115 114
    12-Jan-15 122 124 123
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-14 126 128 127
    03-Nov-14 127 129 128
    29-Sep-14 129 131 130
    11-Aug-14 133 135 134
    07-Jul-14 126 128 127
    02-Jun-14 127 129 128
    12-May-14 129 131 130
    10-Mar-14 132 134 133
    10-Feb-14 127 129 128
    20-Jan-14 121 123 122
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-13 117 118 117.5
    26-Aug-13 113 115 114
    10-Jun-13 114 116 115
    13-May-13 112 114 113
    18-Mar-13 115 117 116
    21-Jan-13 117 119 118
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Sep-12 114 116 115
    23-Jul-12 109 111 110
    11-Jun-12 112 114 113
    05-Mar-12 111 113 112
    30-Jan-12 106 108 107
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Dec-11 101 103 102
    19-Dec-11 103 105 104
    05-Dec-11 105 108 106.5
    07-Nov-11 106 108 107
    29-Aug-11 112 114 113
    04-Jul-11 108 110 109
    09-May-11 101 103 102
    14-Feb-11 99 101 100
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 91 93 92
    25-Oct-10 86 88 87
    23-Aug-10 84 86 85
    12-Jul-10 86 88 87
    01-Mar-10 90 92 91
    11-Jan-10 80 82 81
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 78 80 79
    26-Oct-09 76 78 77
    10-Aug-09 81 83 82
    06-Jul-09 77 79 78
    11-May-09 70 72 71
    23-Mar-09 68 70 69
    02-Feb-09 65 67 66
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 86 88 87
    17-Nov-08 108 110 109
    01-Sep-08 113 115 114
    28-Jul-08 109 111 110
    23-Jun-08 100 102 101
    18-Feb-08 90 92 91
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-07 80 82 81
    21-May-07 84 86 85
    09-Apr-07 79 81 80
    19-Mar-07 75 77 76
    29-Jan-07 78 80 79
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 81 83 82
    04-Sep-06 83 85 84
    29-May-06 77 79 78
    20-Mar-06 81 83 82
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 84 86 85
    07-Nov-05 87 89 88
    26-Sep-05 82 84 83
    27-Jun-05 77 79 78
    09-May-05 81 83 82
    25-Apr-05 76 78 77
    28-Mar-05 79 81 80
    17-Jan-05 82 84 83
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Dec-04 85 87 86
    27-Sep-04 77 79 78
    12-Jul-04 69 71 70
    19-Apr-04 66 68 67
    22-Mar-04 63 65 64
    23-Feb-04 59 61 60
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-03 55 57 56
    01-Sep-03 53 55 54
    07-Jul-03 57 59 58
    10-Mar-03 61 63 62
    24-Feb-03 54 56 55
    10-Feb-03 51 53 52
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Oct-02 55 57 56
    19-Aug-02 51 53 52
    10-Jun-02 49 51 50
    18-Mar-02 46 48 47
    28-Jan-02 43 45 44
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 45 47 46
    03-Sep-01 47 49 48
    02-Jul-01 50 52 51
    16-Apr-01 52 54 53
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-00 53 55 54
    30-Oct-00 55 57 56
    22-May-00 57 59 58
    17-Apr-00 54 56 55
    06-Mar-00 50 52 51
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-99 47 49 48
    11-Oct-99 44 46 45
    19-Jul-99 42 44 43
    05-Jul-99 39 41 40
    07-Jun-99 40 42 41
    15-Mar-99 41 43 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 37 39 38
    20-Jul-98 38 40 39
    08-Jun-98 40 42 41
    09-Mar-98 41 43 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Jan-97 38 40 39
  • As of Date Level
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    25-Nov-96 40 42 41
    02-Sep-96 42 44 43
    26-Aug-96 48 50 49
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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.