Weekly News Digest 6/29/2020

Weekly Resin Report: Spot market prices continue to rise

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 6/19/20

Demand, feed-stocks take the wheel to drive resin price changes in June

Teijin increases capacity for short carbon fiber

Eastman introduces Tritan Renew recycled content copolyester

Chroma Color acquires Epolin Chemicals

Dow leaves Plastics Industry Association

Braskem completes construction of PP resin plant in La Porte TX

American Chemistry Council says that US resin production will rebound in 2021

Steve Harrington named CEO at Ineos Styrolution

After cost overruns, Sasol Ltd seeks partners for Lake Charles LA plant

Nova Chemicals CEO to retire

PolyOne launches new material for optical fiber cables

University of Liverpool working on new sulfur waste based plastic materials

IMCD Group expands distribution of Eastman products

Weekly News Digest 6/22/2020

Citizen Kane

Weekly Resin Report: Spot PE market pumps the brakes

The Plastics Exchange Market Update: 6/12/2020

Prices of volume resins bottom out

Dow attempts to implement $.05/lb PE price increase for July

Clariant is launching new phthalate free polymerization catalysts for polypropylene

PolyOne expects 20% drop in sales for 2nd quarter

Chase Plastic Services expands distribution hub in South Bend IN

Aramco completes acquisition of 70% stake in SABIC



Weekly News Digest 6/15/2020


Weekly Resin Report: Recovery in full swing at trading desk

The Plastics Exchange Market Update June 5, 2020

Prices of all volume commodity resins appear to have bottomed out

Mitsui Chemicals starts operations at European PP compounds plant

Ascend acquires two compounders in China

Formosa to idle Port Comfort TX HDPE plant for maintenance

Indorama acquires PET recycling facility in Brazil



Weekly News Digest 6/1/2020


Weekly Resin Report: Spot trading picks up, as supply, demand and pricing fears recede

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 5/22/2020

Prices down for PVC, PS, PC, nylon and ABS

Celanese initiates anti-dumping action against Korean UHMWPE supplier

Mytex adding long glass PP capacity at Covington GA plant

PolyOne launches cross-linkable TPE for high heat applications