Weekly News Digest 7/15/2019


Weekly Resin Report: Upstream PP inventories at their lowest point in 15 years

The Plastics Exchange market update 7/5/2019

Polyscope develops new SMA/PMMA alloy for medical applications

Perstorp develops new non-phthalate plasticizer for PVC

Chevron Phillips, Qater Petroleum develop new gulf-coast PE plant

DuPont and ExxonMobil develop new TPVs for automotive door seals


Weekly News Digest 7/1/2019

KRLD News Room

Weekly Resin Report: Trading picks up marginally, as prices continue to soften

The Plastics Exchange market update 6/21/2019

North American PE, PP prices down in June, PVC on the rise

BASF to cut 6000 jobs

PMC to build new PP plant in Thialand

Polyplastics introduces new grades of POM for automotive fuel systems

Chevron Phillips & Qatar Petroleum to build new ethane cracker in Qatar




Weekly News Digest 6/24/2019

The Front Page Newsroom

Weekly Resin Report: Slowest trading week of the year emboldens processors seeking price relief

The Plastics Exchange market update 6/14/2019

Chase Plastics breaks ground on expansion of South Bend IN distribution center

Lyondellbasell & Neste joint venture begins producing bio-based PP and LDPE

Chevron Phillips rumored to be exploring acquisition of Nova Chemicals


Weekly News Digest 6/17/2019


Weekly Resin Report: Spot PE, PP prices slide

The Plastics Exchange market update 6/7/2019

PET bottle resin prices start summer with a slump

Why bio-degradable plastics don’t make any sense

Covestro expands TPU production in Taiwan

Exxonmobil, SABIC to move forward with Texas joint venture

Exxonmobil expands Vistamaxx propylene elastomer capacity at Baytown Texas plant



Weekly News Digest 6/10/2019

KRLD News Room

Weekly Resin Report: Activity slows amid escalating trade wars and weakening oil prices

The Plastics Exchange market update 5/31/2019

North American PP resin prices move up in May

Can we remove BPA from California prop 65?

DuPont shows new bio-based and post consumer recycled materials at Chinaplas

Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals boosting PP compounding capacity

Avantium moving forward on bio-based plastics plant

Slower growth will affect US plastics market

Lyondellbasell drops Braskem acquisition bid

Sumika buying Turkish compounder, Emas

Vinmar acquires Mexican distributor Alpheus

Ineos announces investment in Saudi Arabia