Weekly News Digest 1/28/2019

The Front Page Newsroom

Weekly Resin Report: Benchmark PE grades hit lowest price levels in a decade

The Plastics Exchange market update 1/18/2019

Most commodity resin prices drop in December

Kraiburg TPE collaborates with Eastman to develop medical grade TPEs

Teknor Apex to launch new PVC grades for medical applications

PolyOne re-brands ElectriPlast conductive compounds

Eastman and Albis expand copolyester distribution agreement



Weekly News Digest 1/21/2019

KRLD News Room

Weekly Resin Report: Spot resin markets roused from holiday slumber

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 1/11/2019

New PPV polymers feature improved conductivity, stability

Japan’s Unitika unveils new line of thermally conductive nylon

Polyplastics introduces new alkali stress crack resistant PBT

Texas fines Formosa for water pollution

EU grants “conditional clearance” for BASF to purchase Solvay nylon

Ineos to build new ethane cracker in Belgium

Press release

Evonik launches new transparent Polyamide for optical applications


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