Weekly Resin Report: Traditional December discounts may not materialize
The Plastics Exchange Market Update 11/27/20
Prices for PP and PS continue to increase
US PET bottle recycling rate drops in 2019
SABIC introduces two new radar absorbing materials based on PBT
BASF also introduces PBT with radar absorbing properties
SABIC expands portfolio of post-consumer recycled compounds
Sinochem to compound Elix materials in China
Trinseo opens TPU plant in Taiwan
Braskem forced to halt operations at Mexican PE plant as Government cuts gas supply
Formosa opens new LDPE plant in Point Comfort TX (I am not sure what the picture has to do with the story)
INEOS acquires Sasol’s share of PE plant in LaPorte TX
LyondellBasell launches new PP for melt-blown fabric applications
This week in History
On 11/30/2011, INEOS and BASF form a joint venture to produce styrenics. The new company is called Styrolution.
On 12/7/1909, Leo Baekland patents Bakelite phenolic resin which becomes the worlds first commercial synthetic plastic.