Weekly News Digest 1/18/2021

Weekly Resin Report: Polypropylene resin contracts poised to jump by double digits

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 1/8/20

Price hikes bring unpleasant surprise to resin markets in December

Federal judge dismisses challenge to Formosa’s planned Louisiana complex

Saic using paint free ASA for grill on MG branded SUV

Avient expanding color concentrates plant in Vietnam

Sentencing set for former Lucent executives on fraud charges

Weekly News Digest 1/11/2021

Weekly Resin Report: Recapping a mad, mad, mad, mad year in the resin market

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 1/1/2021

PP prices soar, Total Petrochemical fire tightens supplies even further

A wild year for resin prices ends with more changes

Volume resin prices keep rising

NPE 2021 is cancelled due to Covid-19

Ascend Performance Materials acquires French compounder Eurostar Engineering Plastics

Mitsubishi Chemical to build pilot plant to make carbon fiber reinforced materials in Japan

Ineos completes acquisition of BP’s aromatics and acetyls business

Braskem restarts idled PE plant in Mexico

The EU adopts stricter rules for plastic waste’s export and import


It’s past time to standardize color tolerances for plastics

This Week in History

January 17, 1977: Monsanto registers the brand name Santoprene