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Challenges remain for US recycling
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Naples, Fla. — The U.S. recycling market still has some work to do to meet its goals. "There needs to be a financial benefit to recycling," Leon Farahnik said March 5 as part of a recycling...
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03-19-2019
GW Plastics expands in Ireland
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Anaheim, Calif. —​ GW Plastics Inc. has continually reinvested in its operations during the course of the last five years. Add another investment to the list. The firm recently...
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03-19-2019
Walmart Foundation supporting sustainability study
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A substantial grant will help the University of Georgia examine multilayer plastic biodegradation in an attempt to lessen packaging waste in the environment. The Walmart Foundation is giving $800,...
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03-19-2019
Ply Gem windows add dark colors, weather protection
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Las Vegas — Trendy window profiles in black or bronze and grand patio doors that protect against hurricanes were in the product spotlight for Ply Gem Building Products at the International...
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03-19-2019
Engel targets sustainability, joins New Plastics Economy
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Engel Group has signed the New Plastics Economy global commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, becoming one of the first machinery companies to make the circular economy pledge....
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03-19-2019
MTD Micro Molding named Processor of the Year
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Naples, Fla. — MTD Micro Molding is the 2018 Plastics News Processor of the Year. The winner was named March 6 at the Plastics News Executive Forum in Naples. With 37 employees and 14...
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03-06-2019
Elkem shows off LSR Select to industry
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Anaheim, Calif. — Elkem Silicones USA Corp. has been working on its new process for liquid silicone rubber for a few years, and now it's ready to show the industry. The company officially...
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03-19-2019
Coming to the Tour de France: Team Ineos
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Chemical company Ineos is moving from making headlines on the business pages to the sports section. Last year, the company revealed its design for the United Kingdom's entry in the America's Cup...
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03-19-2019
IPL Plastics buys Belgian molder Loomans
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Montreal — IPL Plastics Inc. will acquire Belgian manufacturer of plastic packaging Loomans Group NV for a total consideration of $85.5 million. The Quebec-based injection molder said in a...
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03-19-2019
Trelleborg enhances medical capabilities with Sil-Pro deal
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Delano, Minn. — Service continues to be a priority for Trelleborg AB's Sealing Solutions unit, and its latest acquisition only furthers that goal. The firm in January finalized a deal to...
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03-18-2019
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Historical Resin Pricing

Thermosets

Polyester Unsaturated

Isophtalic

Annual volumes of 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
    06-Mar-06 171 195 183
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-05 181 195 188
    19-Sep-05 172 186 179
    05-Sep-05 142 156 149
    06-Jun-05 133 147 140
    07-Mar-05 124 138 131
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-04 115 129 122
    18-Oct-04 106 120 113
    06-Sep-04 99 113 106
    07-Jun-04 90 104 97
    01-Mar-04 81 95 88
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Aug-01 72 86 79
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Mar-97 81 95 88
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Nov-96 79 93 86
    11-Nov-96 81 95 88
    26-Aug-96 79 93 86

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.