Weekly News Digest 9/16/2019

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Weekly Resin Report: In a murky contract environment, spot market discounts attract buyers

The Plastics Exchange market update: 9/6/2019

PolyOne develops new frosted color concentrates for PET bottles

Borealis having “unforeseen technical issues” at PP plants

Total Corbion opens new PLA plant in Thailand

Borealis breaks ground on new PP dehydrogenation plant in Belgium

LyondellBasell forms joint venture in China for PE, PP feedstocks

Covestro develops new PC grades for LED light diffusers


Weekly News Digest 9/3/2019

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Weekly Resin Report: Spot trading prices remain flat

The Plastics Exchange Market Update 8/23/2019

Regional prices for PE, PVC & PET bottle resin slide in August

Formosa Plastics announces expansion at Baton Rouge PVC plant

Ineos introduces new high flow ABS grades

Resin distribution business healthy this year but faces an uncertain 2020

Teknor Apex to introduce new line of nylon 6



Weekly News Digest 8/26/2019

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Weekly Resin Report: Spot prices for commodity grade PE reach decade long lows

The Plastics Exchange market update 8/16/2019

Kraiburg introduces new exterior grade TPEs

PolyOne spins off Performance Products & Solutions business

New distributor, Executive Polymer opens in MA

Saudi Aramco acquires steam cracker unit from Flint Hills Resources


Weekly News Digest 8/12/2019

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Weekly Resin Report: PE pricing power currently in hands of buyers

The Plastics Exchange market update 8/2/2019

RTP acquires Zeotherm TPVĀ 

Clariant warns customers about patent infringement by Chinese competitors

PolyOne introduces new chemical foaming agents

Lanxess develops new black pigment with improved UV performance

Huntsman exits ethylene business in deal with Indorama

Global bio-plastics market set to grow 18.8%