Weekly News Digest May 16, 2022

Weekly Resin Report: Warehouses brim with resin but most is sold or held for export

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 5/6/2022

BASF develops new high heat, FR color stable nylon grade for electrical applications

Radici acquires engineering plastics business of India’s Ester Industries

Kraiburg TPE introduces TPE grades for pet accessory applications

LyondellBasell lifts force majeure on PP from its Lake Charles LA plant

LyondellBasell issues new PP price increase for June

Polyplastics develops new line of powdered POM, PPS, PBT and LCP polymers

This Week in History

May 21, 1918: Jacques Edwin Brandenberger patents cellulose film which he called Cellophane

May 21, 2007: GE announces that it has sold its plastics division to SABIC

Weekly News Digest May 9, 2022

Weekly Resin Report: New force majeure on PP additives

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 4/29/22

Domo Chemicals expands capacity for its Technyl nylon grades in China

TotalEnergies declares force majeure on PP

AmSty puts PS on allocation

ExxonMobil puts PP on allocation

This Week in History

May 15, 1940: The first nylon stockings were shipped to retail stores

May 15, 1973: The PET water bottle was patented by Nathaniel C Wyeth of DuPont

Weekly News Digest May 2, 2022

Weekly Resin Report: Another week, another penny rise

The Plastics Exchange Market Update: April 22, 2022

Romira develops high performance polyamide grade for metal replacement

LG Chemical develops new flame retardant materials aimed at EV batteries

SABIC develops new PPS grade for 5G antenna applications

Kraiburg TPE offers new recycled TPE’s for automotive interior applications

Avient considering sale of its distribution business