Weekly News Digest 7/29/2019

News Room

Weekly Resin Report: Sharp discounts materialize in spot PE, PP markets

The Plastics Exchange market update 7/19/2019

Braskem ends plan to build PE plant in West Virginia

Global trade conflicts weigh down on BASF earnings

Lyondellbasell to cut 68 jobs at former A. Schulman plant in MA

Clariant and SABIC joint venture talks stall

Nylon 66 and PC supply improving, ABS supply tightening


Weekly News Digest 7/22/2019


Weekly Resin Report: Tropical storm stirs processors into action

The Plastics Exchange market update: 7/15/2019

Polymer Resources expands custom color capabilities

Material insights: Resin pricing makes some surprising moves

Belgian compounder Benvic Europe expands with recent acquisitions

Lyondellbasell JV to add PP capacity in Thailand

SI Group sells off additives business

Radici sees sales sag, margins holding firm in first 1/2 of 2019

BASF introduces new grades of PBT for extrusion and thermoforming


Weekly News Digest 7/15/2019


Weekly Resin Report: Upstream PP inventories at their lowest point in 15 years

The Plastics Exchange market update 7/5/2019

Polyscope develops new SMA/PMMA alloy for medical applications

Perstorp develops new non-phthalate plasticizer for PVC

Chevron Phillips, Qater Petroleum develop new gulf-coast PE plant

DuPont and ExxonMobil develop new TPVs for automotive door seals


Weekly News Digest 7/1/2019

KRLD News Room

Weekly Resin Report: Trading picks up marginally, as prices continue to soften

The Plastics Exchange market update 6/21/2019

North American PE, PP prices down in June, PVC on the rise

BASF to cut 6000 jobs

PMC to build new PP plant in Thialand

Polyplastics introduces new grades of POM for automotive fuel systems

Chevron Phillips & Qatar Petroleum to build new ethane cracker in Qatar