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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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Historical Resin Pricing

Engineering Thermoplastics

Nylon

Type 6

Annual volumes greater than 1 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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    30-Apr-18 153 163 158
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    04-Dec-17 147 157 152
    20-Mar-17 141 151 146
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    05-Dec-16 123 133 128
    19-Sep-16 113 123 118
    06-Jun-16 117 127 122
    04-Apr-16 119 129 124
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    09-Nov-15 127 137 132
    16-Mar-15 152 162 157
    16-Feb-15 159 169 164
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    04-Feb-13 189 199 194
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    20-Aug-12 195 205 200
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    22-Aug-11 206 216 211
  • As of Date Level
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    26-Apr-10 174 184 179
    25-Jan-10 154 164 159
  • As of Date Level
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    13-Apr-09 134 144 139
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    08-Dec-08 149 159 154
    23-Jun-08 164 174 169
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    20-Aug-07 156 166 161
    23-Apr-07 152 162 157
    19-Mar-07 144 154 149
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    04-Sep-06 159 169 164
    29-May-06 146 156 151
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    21-Nov-05 165 175 170
    21-Feb-05 145 155 150
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    11-Oct-04 140 150 145
    12-Jul-04 128 138 133
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    12-May-03 117 127 122
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    29-Apr-02 107 117 112
    04-Feb-02 119 129 124
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    08-Oct-01 126 136 131
    14-May-01 136 146 141
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    06-Nov-00 140 150 145
    01-May-00 136 146 141
  • As of Date Level
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    19-Apr-99 129 139 134
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    25-May-98 139 149 144
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    06-Oct-97 133 143 138
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    12-Aug-96 128 138 133
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