Weekly News Digest 9/21/2020

Weekly Resin Report: Stormy weather send PE, PP resin prices to lofty levels

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 9/11/20

ExxonMobil collaborates with Kingfa on new PP grade for automotive applications

PolyPlastics to build cyclic olefin copolymer plant in Germany

PolyPlastics develops new grade of Duranex PBT that has improved hydrolysis resistance and heat shock performance

Power outages limit return of resin production in Louisiana

ChemChina and Sinochem to merge

Sukano offering a masterbatch (concentrate) that kills viruses on plastic parts

Weekly News Digest 9/14/2020

Weekly Resin Report: Spot resin prices soar, as trading set hectic pace

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 9/4/20

Braskem’s largest PP plant to date comes on line in La Porte TX

ExxonMobil develops new foamable PP grade

Alpek to recover $160M from M&G bankruptcy deal in Mexico

Nova Chemicals introduces new PE grades for rotational molding

Star Thermoplastics introduces new TPE grades for over-molding

SABIC’s PEI powder finds use in new high performance composite tapes

Kraton seeks approval for BIAXAM self disinfecting technology

New TPE grades from Teknor Apex meet stringent German drinking water standards

Weekly News Digest 9/8/20

Happy Labor Day!

Weekly Resin Report: Hurricane further tightens PP, PE supplies

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 8/28/20

Commodity resin prices up in August, Hurricane impact unclear for September

Prices up for all commodity resins

Ascend acquires Italian firms Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Americhem acquires Danish firm Controlled Polymers

Paul Tayler takes over as CEO at Nexeo

Russian compounder R&P Polyplastic develops nylon with graphene nanutube filler

Styrene monomer leak reported at Sabic plant in Selkirk NY

Conventus Polymer to distribute Evonik PEEK materials in the US and Canada

Microplastics and microbeads: The impact of the proposed EU ban

PolyQuest to increase capacity for its recycled post consumer PET products