Weekly News Digest December 26, 2022

Resin Price Report: Increases on the table for January

The Plastics Exchange Market Update: December 16, 2022

Trinseo realigning production to reduce costs

ExxonMobil doubles PP capacity at Baton Rouge LA plant

Opinion: Is chemical recycling a silver bullet or a lead balloon?

2022: Mergers and acquisitions that made headlines this year

Resin producers looking to open 2023 with price increases

European resin prices under pressure from low demand and falling costs

This Week in History

January 1, 1960: DuPont introduces Delrin acetal resin to the market

Weekly News Digest: December 19, 2022

Resin Price Report: Little joy ahead of the holidays

The Plastics Exchange Market Update: December 9, 2022

North American PET recycling reaches record highs

Polykemi begins production at second plant in China

Bruggemann develops new heat stabilizer additives for Nylon that is copper and halogen free

Rohm to purchase Lexan sheet business from SABIC

The Plastics Police had a banner year

Ascend develops new Hi-Dura MED grades of nylon for medical applications

SABIC launches new Ultem grades for consumer electronic applications

Avient launches new long glass fiber reinforced polyketone grades

Ensign equipment expands assembly plant for auxiliary equipment

Celanese develops new technology to bond nylon to aluminum

Merry Christmas from The Weekly Pellet

Weekly News Digest December 12, 2022

Resin Price Report: Traditional year-end deals may not materialize

The Plastics Exchange Market Update December 2, 2022

Opinion: Plastics are Inert, Non-Toxic and Widely Myth-Understood

ExxonMobil starts up new PP plant in Baton Rouge

Victrex receives NSF 61 approval on its FG series PEEK

Resin producers push for PE price increases for January

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 DuPont plant in Seaford Delaware

Weekly News Digest: December 5, 2022

Resin Price Report: Strike would derail supply chain

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 11/25/22

Prices flat for PE, down for PP, PS, PVC, up for PET

Polyplastics develops void prediction technology for POM products

Ascend launches new PA 66 grades for medical applications

This Week in History

December 7, 1909: Leo Baekland patents Bakelite phenolic resin which becomes the world’s first commercial synthetic plastic