News Digest 12/27/2017


Ravago acquires Polymer Technology & Services LLC

Conventus develops materials for firearm applications

Celanese to acquire Omni Plastics

Weekly Resin Report: Year-end lull in in spot resin market punctuated by another PE price slide

PP & PET prices up in November

Material suppliers see increased stock prices for 2017

Markets for PE, PP look beyond 2017 for growth and new capacity

Nexeo to carry additional Santoprene grades for 2018

US December PP contracts settle with a price increase


News Digest 12/4/2017

Long Row of Typewriters

SABIC develops ultra-high melt strength polypropylene

Solvay develops carbon fiber filled PEEK for medical applications

Weekly Resin Report: The market remains bearish as processors await lower prices

Clariant shareholders demand that the company reassess its strategy after failure of merger

Prices on the rise for PP, Nylon and recycled pet

Deltech introduces new grades of polystyrene

LyondellBasell invests in Dutch recycler

With the exception of PP, commodity resins prices flat to down