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Obituary: Plastics Industry Association CEO Bill Carteaux
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South Korean battery maker investing $1.6B in Georgia production
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Anticipated future demand for electrified vehicle batteries is leading to a $1.67 billion factory project in northern Georgia. South Korean lithium ion battery producer SK Innovation Co. is not...
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12-10-2018
California-based GoProto expands into Asia-Pacific region
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12-10-2018
Nestlé vows to boost recycled PET use
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Nestlé Waters North America Inc. is now committing to using recycled plastic for half of the company's bottle needs by the middle of next decade. The Stamford, Conn.-based company, which...
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12-10-2018
Crescent Industries inspiring the next generation
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12-10-2018
Materials suppliers set up platform for styrenics recycling
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12-10-2018
Compounding extruder market remains steady
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Steady business drove the U.S. market for compounding extruders in 2018, machinery officials said, now that big cyclical ups and downs are a thing of the past. "The last five years have been...
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12-10-2018
Growth, new products and technology: Highlights from LSR 2018 in Anaheim
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

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High Impact Injection

Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
Low High Avg
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-18 115 116 115.5
    06-Aug-18 113 114 113.5
    04-Jun-18 116 117 116.5
    02-Apr-18 120 121 120.5
    05-Mar-18 116 117 116.5
    12-Feb-18 114 115 114.5
    15-Jan-18 129 130 129.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Oct-17 124 125 124.5
    02-Oct-17 121 122 121.5
    14-Aug-17 118 119 118.5
    29-May-17 122 123 122.5
    08-May-17 124 125 124.5
    17-Apr-17 129 130 129.5
    13-Mar-17 123 124 123.5
    06-Feb-17 115 116 115.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 110 111 110.5
    10-Oct-16 112 113 112.5
    05-Sep-16 109 110 109.5
    11-Jul-16 107 108 107.5
    09-May-16 109 110 109.5
    29-Feb-16 104 105 104.5
    25-Jan-16 106 107 106.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-15 121 122 121.5
    07-Sep-15 130 131 130.5
    10-Aug-15 132 133 132.5
    06-Jul-15 126 127 126.5
    01-Jun-15 131 132 131.5
    04-May-15 128 129 128.5
    02-Mar-15 123 124 123.5
    02-Feb-15 125 126 125.5
    12-Jan-15 134 135 134.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-14 138 139 138.5
    03-Nov-14 139 140 139.5
    29-Sep-14 141 142 141.5
    11-Aug-14 145 146 145.5
    07-Jul-14 138 139 138.5
    02-Jun-14 139 140 139.5
    12-May-14 141 142 141.5
    10-Mar-14 144 145 144.5
    10-Feb-14 139 140 139.5
    20-Jan-14 133 134 133.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-13 129 130 129.5
    26-Aug-13 125 126 125.5
    10-Jun-13 126 127 126.5
    13-May-13 124 125 124.5
    18-Mar-13 127 128 127.5
    21-Jan-13 129 130 129.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Sep-12 126 127 126.5
    23-Jul-12 121 122 121.5
    11-Jun-12 126 127 126.5
    30-Apr-12 125 126 125.5
    05-Mar-12 123 124 123.5
    30-Jan-12 116 117 116.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Dec-11 109 110 109.5
    19-Dec-11 111 112 111.5
    07-Nov-11 114 115 114.5
    29-Aug-11 120 121 120.5
    04-Jul-11 116 117 116.5
    09-May-11 109 110 109.5
    14-Feb-11 107 108 107.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 99 100 99.5
    25-Oct-10 94 95 94.5
    23-Aug-10 92 93 92.5
    12-Jul-10 94 95 94.5
    01-Mar-10 98 99 98.5
    11-Jan-10 88 89 88.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 86 87 86.5
    26-Oct-09 84 85 84.5
    10-Aug-09 89 90 89.5
    06-Jul-09 85 86 85.5
    11-May-09 78 79 78.5
    23-Mar-09 76 77 76.5
    02-Feb-09 73 74 73.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 94 95 94.5
    17-Nov-08 116 117 116.5
    01-Sep-08 121 122 121.5
    28-Jul-08 117 118 117.5
    23-Jun-08 108 109 108.5
    18-Feb-08 98 99 98.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-07 88 89 88.5
    21-May-07 92 93 92.5
    09-Apr-07 87 88 87.5
    19-Mar-07 83 84 83.5
    29-Jan-07 86 87 86.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 88 90 89
    04-Sep-06 90 92 91
    29-May-06 84 86 85
    20-Mar-06 88 90 89
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 91 93 92
    07-Nov-05 94 96 95
    26-Sep-05 89 91 90
    27-Jun-05 84 86 85
    09-May-05 88 90 89
    25-Apr-05 83 85 84
    28-Mar-05 86 88 87
    17-Jan-05 89 91 90
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Dec-04 92 94 93
    27-Sep-04 84 86 85
    12-Jul-04 76 78 77
    19-Apr-04 73 75 74
    22-Mar-04 70 72 71
    23-Feb-04 66 68 67
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-03 62 64 63
    01-Sep-03 60 62 61
    07-Jul-03 64 66 65
    10-Mar-03 68 70 69
    24-Feb-03 61 63 62
    10-Feb-03 58 60 59
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Oct-02 62 64 63
    19-Aug-02 58 60 59
    10-Jun-02 56 58 57
    18-Mar-02 53 55 54
    28-Jan-02 50 52 51
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 52 54 53
    03-Sep-01 54 56 55
    02-Jul-01 57 59 58
    16-Apr-01 59 61 60
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-00 60 62 61
    30-Oct-00 62 64 63
    22-May-00 64 66 65
    17-Apr-00 61 63 62
    06-Mar-00 57 59 58
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-99 54 56 55
    11-Oct-99 51 53 52
    19-Jul-99 49 51 50
    05-Jul-99 46 48 47
    07-Jun-99 47 49 48
    15-Mar-99 48 50 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 44 46 45
    20-Jul-98 45 47 46
    08-Jun-98 47 49 48
    09-Mar-98 48 50 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Jan-97 45 47 46
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 47 49 48
    02-Sep-96 49 51 50
    26-Aug-96 56 58 57
    08-Jul-96 56 58 57
    22-Apr-96 54 56 55
    26-Feb-96 50 52 51
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-95 53 58 55.5
    25-Sep-95 55 60 57.5
    17-Jul-95 62 66 64
    01-May-95 63 68 65.5
    13-Mar-95 59 64 61.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 59 68 63.5
    19-Sep-94 57 60 58.5
    20-Jun-94 53 56 54.5
    25-Apr-94 51 54 52.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Sep-93 48 51 49.5
    19-Apr-93 50 53 51.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Aug-92 47 50 48.5
    15-Jun-92 46 48 47
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-91 44 45 44.5
    02-Dec-91 44 48 46
    04-Nov-91 44 45 44.5
    23-Sep-91 42 43 42.5
    20-May-91 46 48 47
    06-May-91 48 50 49
    08-Apr-91 50 52 51
    11-Mar-91 51 52 51.5
    11-Feb-91 56 57 56.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Nov-90 60 62 61
    08-Oct-90 56 58 57
    09-Jul-90 51 53 52
    26-Mar-90 54 56 55
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Nov-89 51 53 52
    25-Sep-89 54 56 55
    11-Sep-89 55 57 56
    10-Jul-89 58 61 59.5
    29-May-89 59 61 60
    22-May-89 60 61 60.5
    03-Apr-89 59 60 59.5
    06-Mar-89 60 61 60.5

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.