Weekly News Digest 2/25/2019

Printing Press 1

Weekly Resin Report: Bargain-priced polyethylene hits bottom, begins to rebound

The Plastics Exchange market update 2/15/2019

Ineos Styrolution completes acquisition of 2 polystyrene plants in China

Solid growth seen by most commodity resins in 2018

Total acquires French PP recycler, Synova

Solvay files lawsuit against Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary for patent infringement

Tight feedstock supply behind DuPont nylon resin price increase


Weekly News Digest 2/18/2019

Long Row of Typewriters

Weekly Resin Report: PE producers seek $.03/lb increase on February contracts

The Plastics Exchange market update 2/8/2019

Chroma Color acquires Polymer Concentrates

Bio based polymers only account for 2% of polymers market

SEC filing details problems at Lucent

Former Lucent executives arrested

Ineos introduces new clear SBC grade for medical applications

Covestro introduces new high flow PC grade for medical applications


Weekly News Digest 2/11/2019

Printing Press 1

Weekly Resin Report: Spot PP market shifting from bearish to neutral, with potential for bullishness

The Plastics Exchange market update 2/1/2019

Flat to upward pricing for PE, PP, PS, PVC and PET

Borealis and Borouge launch new medical grade PP

DowDuPont selling European styrofoam operations to Ravago

Brunk changes name to Brunk Plastic Services and adds toll compounding

Nexeo’s resin distribution business sold to One Rock Capital Partners

Canada Kuwaiti joint venture to build new PP plant in Alberta



Weekly News Digest 2/4/2019

Long Row of Typewriters

Weekly Resin Report: Lower prices prompt plastics processors to restock

The Plastics Exchange market update 1/25/2019

SABIC launches certified circular polymers make from mixed plastic waste

Prices for PP, PS continue to drop

Americhem adding “white room” for medical grade compounds

Celanese shows strong growth for 2018

Sales up, profit down for PolyOne for 2018

Chase to distribute some SABIC materials in North America

ALBIS introduces new anti-squeak grades of ABS, PC and PC Alloys for auto applications

Polyplastics introduces Duracon PM series acetal grades for medical applications

ExxonMobil on track to start up Beaumont LLDPE plant mid year