Weekly News Digest 10/19/2020

Weekly Resin Report: Spot materials remain scarce

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 10/9/2020

Prices for PP, PE, PVC up for 4th month in a row

An update from the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Delta hits areas still recovering from Hurricane Laura

Romira introduces two new PC/PBT grades

Rowa Masterbatch develops improved nigrosine black color concentrate for nylon

Additive manufacturer, Mayzo Inc acquires Bio Accutech

Cathy Dodd named distribution president at Avient (PolyOne)

BASF launches microbial-resistant TPU for food contact applications

SABIC to establish stand alone business unit for Noryl, Ultem and LNP compounds

Weekly News Digest 10/12/2020

Weekly Resin Report: Spot resin prices hold flat at elevated levels

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 10/2/20

Short supply and strong sales lift PVC prices

Hurricane Delta begins to thrash parts of TX & LA

M. Holland enters European market with agreement with JL Goor Materials

Delta Tecnic SA opens plant in Mexico

Teknor Apex expanding Brownsville TN plant

Hexion selling it’s phenolic resin unit, including the Bakelite brand to investment group

Arkema executives acquitted of criminal charges over TX plant explosion

NYCOA gets green light from FDA for its nylon copolymer film for food packaging

Weekly News Digest 10/5/2020

Weekly Resin Report: Processors face thinning supplies and escalating prices

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 9/25/2020

Resin price changes hit processors for fourth straight month

Cross-linking elastomer with metal ions may yield medical breakthrough

Evonik develops new PEEK formulation that improves bone implant fusion

LyondellBasell takes a 50% stake in Sasol’s Lake Charles petrochemicals plant

Lanxess launches new hydrolysis resistant PBT

BASF develops new TPU grade for pneumatic hose applications