News Digest 9/10/2018

Long Row of Typewriters

Weekly Resin Report: Spot market ends strong month with slight lull in trading

The Plastics Exchange market update 8/31/2018

Lego builds full size Bugatti Chiron that drives

Ineos Styrolution to acquire 2 production sites in China

General Polymers to distribute Trexprene TPV line for Mitsubishi Chemical

PET bottle resin and nylon 66 prices on the rise

Ravago acquires material distributor I. Stern & Co.

BASF to increase nylon 66 by $.38/lb on September 15th

Pricing trajectory is flat to down for most volume resins


News Digest 9/3/2018


Weekly Resin Report: Trading is brisk as spot PE prices decrease

The Plastics Exchange market update 8/24/2018

BPC Toll Compounding & Blending adds new twin screw line

Market for biodegradable polymers expected to grow

Conventus Polymers to distribute Kumho Polychem TPVs in North America

Mitsui Chemicals to increase capacity for performance elastomers

Initz Co. says that new line of PPS solves headlamp haze issue


PP prices rise $.02/lb in August

IHS says that global MMA shortage is looming

Resin distributors see success amid challenges in 2018

Nexeo adds new distribution point in Illinois

Borealis acquires Austrian recycler Ecoplast

Nexeo Solutions launches new website

Total lifts force majeure on impact PP



News Digest 8/27/2018


Weekly Resin Report: China’s chilling effect on spot PE prices

The Plastics Exchange market update 8/17/2018

Lyondellbasell completes purchase of A. Schulman

ExxonMobil looking to add more Texas production

Celanese announces price hikes in reaction to US tariffs

PC, PET bottle resin prices move in July

Solvay says low Rhine River levels to impact nylon production

HDPE, LLDPE drive first half gains in US/Canadian resin sales

US implements tariffs on Chinese goods including plastic materials

US polystyrene producers eye September increases

First resin tariffs kick in for US-China trade war