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North American PE and PP resin prices both slide in May

North American PP resin prices slipped for the second straight month in May, while prices for PE resin also decreased after a flat month.

Processors seek to shore up depleted inventories

Spot resin trading continued to hum along at a healthy pace the week of April 10, reports the PlasticsExchange in its Market Update.

Producing biodegradable plastic just got cheaper and greener

Researchers from the KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis now present a way to make the PLA production process more simple and waste-free.

DSM announces polyamide 6 price increase

DSM will increase the price for its Akulon and Novamid polyamide 6 polymers and compounds in Europe by 150 euro/ton.

Prices of Evonik's plastics to rise

The Business Line Interface & Performance of Evonik is increasing the prices of its products up to 10%.

Evonik increases prices for PMMA products

Effective October 1 Evonik will increase prices for Plexiglas and Deglas by 6 percent.

BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives

The price adjustments is caused mainly by the increase of raw material cost.

Lanxess increases prices for NBR

Specialty chemicals group increased prices for nitrile-butadiene rubber by 100 euro per tone.

Styron Europe increases PS prices

The September prices for polystyrene, copolymer and expandable polystyrene will rise by 90-110 euro.

Styron announced price increases for PS, ABS and SAN

The price increases are in response to the rising costs of manufacturing of polystyrene and copolymers grades in Europe.

PE prices rise in Europe

Dow Europe announced a price increase for polyethylene by 100 euros per metric ton.

Evonik announces price increase

Prices for products from the Acrylic Monomers as well as PLEXIGLAS and PLEXIMID Molding Compounds will rise.

DSM announces Akulon price increases

As a result of unprecedented and continuing increases in the costs of its raw materials, DSM Engineering Plastics is required to increase prices for its Akulon® PA6 polymers and compounds.

Styron confirms successful launch of early contract pricing settlement for PS

Styron Europe GmbH announced today that it has been able to settle prices for 90% of its PS EMEA monthly negotiated business within the first 10 days following its recent proposal for changing pricing settlement.

Plastics converters under raw materials cost pressure

Plastics converting companies have come under renewed pressure through increasing raw materials prices, says EuPC, the industry's Brussels based body.