Weekly News Digest July 25, 2022

Weekly Resin Report: Processors savor rare taste of resin pricing power

The Plastics Exchange Market Update: July 15, 2022

Resin pricing outlook from ICIS (audio podcast and text)

Corpus Christi Polymers to resume construction of PTA-PET plant in TX

Bayport Polymers starts up new PE plant in TX

This Week in History

July 28, 1907: Earl Tupper, the founder of Tupperware was born in Berlin NH

July 29, 1941: PET was patented by John Rex Whinfield & James Tennant Dickson

Weekly News Digest July 18, 2022

Weekly Resin Report: Prime PE prices continue to slide

The Plastics Exchange Market Update: July 8, 2022

Rohm develops thermoformable PLA for packaging applications

Solvay has developed new UV-C stabilizer for polyolefins for medical applications

New primer allows adhesives to bond with PP and PE

Covestro breaks ground on 2 plants in Shanghai that will produce elastomers

TotalEnergies lifts force majeure on PP from its La Porte TX plant

This Week in History

July 23, 1948: A crude form of ABS was patented by Lawrence E Daley and Robert W Pooley at United States Rubber Company which would later become Uniroyal

July 23, 1965: Washington Penn Plastics Company was founded

Weekly News Digest July 11, 2022

Weekly Resin Report: Buyers press pause as recession fears take hold

The Plastics Exchange Market Update July 1, 2022

SABIC debuts PP compounds for foam molding

Heartland Polymers starts PP production at Alberta Canada plant

Heartland Polymers press release

New Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act may impact PVC market

Mitsui Chemicals develops TPV with recycled content

Ravago acquires 2 UK recyclers