News Digest 4/16/2018

Long Row of Typewriters

Weekly Resin Report: Trade tariff skirmish has chilling effect on spot resin trading

The Plastics Exchange market update 4/6/2018

Polyplastics introduces new line of LCP

BASF starts new polyarylsulfone line in Korea

Coventus Polymers to distribute UJU PSU & PPSU

US resin market subject to Chinese retaliatory tariffs

BASF lifts force-majeure for bio-plastics

Saudi Aramco & Total SA to build petro-chemical complex is Saudi Arabia

DowDuPont to invest $100 million its Sabine River Works plant in Orange Texas

SABIC to open new regional headquarters in Houston


News Digest 4/2/2018

Long Row of Typewriters

Weekly Resin Report: Commodity prices continue to drop

The Plastics Exchange Market Update March 23, 2018

Kraiburg introduces new TPEs that adhere to EPDM rubber

Ineos Styrolution plans to build new styrene monomer plant on gulf coast

Mitsui to manufacture TPV at Advanced Composites facility in Ohio

Topas Advanced Polymers to be merged into Polyplastics

Investment group with ties to Ravago buys Bamberger Polymers

Solvay to cut 600 jobs in France



News Digest 3/26/2018

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Weekly Resin Report: Spot PE, PP markets get busy, prices hold steady

The Plastics Exchange market update 3/16/2018

ExxonMobil considering expansion of gulf coast polypropylene capacity

Prices for most commodity resins rose in February

LyondellBasell receives US antitrust clearance for purchase of A Schulman

New joint venture forms to purchase Corpus Christi PET plant



News Digest 3/19/2018


Weekly Resin Report: Polypropylene prices continue to slide

The Plastics Exchange market update 3/9/18

Lanxess expands German compounding plant

Indorama Ventures to Acquire M&G Polymeros Brazil

Government officials search AdvanSix nylon compounding plant

Evonik to expand nylon 12 plant in Germany

Lubrizol to expand TPU production

Lobbying group in Europe trying to keep BPA off SOHC list

High hopes for bio-nylon are dashed

Chevron Phillips starts up new ethane cracker in Cedar Bayou