Weekly News Digest January 25, 2021

Weekly Resin Report: Uniquely challenging market

The Plastics Exchange Market Update January 15, 2021

SI Group announces price hikes on antioxidant additives

Rice University turns pyrolyzed ash into graphene

One Rock, the parent company of Nexeo, acquires European material distributor Distrupol, Here also

Federal judge dismisses suit over suspended Formosa plant permit in Louisiana

Scientists develop thermoplastic biomaterial for tissue implants

ExxonMobil launches new Santoprene R^2 TPV grades with PCR content for weatherseals

An inside look at Cannon’s Virginia ink cartridge recycling plant

New company is focused on recycling discarded fishing rope and nets

This Week in History

January 29, 1938: Paul Schlack at IG Farben invents nylon 6

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