News Digest 1/14/2019

Long Row of Typewriters

The Plastics Exchange market update 1/4/2019

Commodity resin prices take a dive in December

Lower prices for PP, PS, PE, PET; PVC flat

China’s Sinochem completes acquisition of Elix Polymers

DAK Americas acquires Indiana PET recycling company assets

BASF marketing Solvay assets to save deal

Ascend declares force majeure on nylon 66 feedstock HMD

Ascend expects nylon 66 shortage to end before Q2 2019

RTP signals it’s moving ahead with plant in Ireland

CertainTeed closing PVC resin plant in Louisiana

BASF to open new ethylene cracker in China

Teknor Apex launches heat & chemical resistant TPEs for food contact applications