Weekly News Digest 12/27/2021

Lanxess develops new FR PA6 grade for electrical connectors

Lubrizol expands US Medical Device Design Center in CA

Teknor Apex adds new co-extrusion line for R&D

Japanese University develops new TPE material

Total Corbian to rebrand as TotalEnergies Corbian

Fire at ExxonMobil Baytown TX plant injures 4

Formosa faces new fines for Texas pellet pollution

TotalEnergies and Plastic Omnium to develop recycled materials for auto industry

This Week In History

January 1, 1960: DuPont launches Delrin POM

Weekly News Digest December 20, 2021

Weekly Resin Report: Pricing power now in hands of processors

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 12/10/2021

Mixed pricing outlook for volume resins

Huntsman develops new TPU to replace EVA for footwear applications

ExxonMobil announces PE price increase for January

Chevron Phillips to begin construction of new PP plant in Baytown TX

LyondellBasell, Equistar & Dow plan to increase PE prices in January

Westlake also announces PE increase

Weekly News Digest December 13, 2021

Weekly Resin Report: Significant price relief for processors in Q4

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 12/3/2021

Ascend acquires Japanese compounder DM Color Mexicana

Celanese completes acquisition of Santoprene brand from ExxonMobil

Kraiburg TPE introduces TPE grades for drinking water applications

Braskem shuts down PP plant in LaPorte TX after leak discovered

Bamberger becomes authorized distributor for entire SABIC product line

European polymer prices soar

This Week in History

December 12, 1846: Eugen Baumann, who is credited with inventing PVC was born

December 15, 1939: Commercial production of Nylon 66 begins at a DuPont plant in Seaford Delaware