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


News Digest 8/6/2018

Long Row of Typewriters

Weekly Resin Report: Mostly lower polyethylene prices boost turnover

The plastics exchange weekly market update: 7/27/2018

Covestro completes sale of sheet goods business to Plaskolite

Braskem launches line of EVA derived from sugarcane

Ascend acquires Netherlands compounder Britannia Techno Polymer

Prices dip for PS

Solvay adding capacity in US

Prices flat for PE, PVC, down for PS, up for PP, PET

Growth in PP driven by engineering developments

Ascend’s nylon 66 plant at 80% capacity after fire