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As of May 15

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Prices are in U.S. cents per pound for prime resin, unfilled, natural color, FOB supplier,
unless otherwise noted. Prices are generated from interviews with buyers and suppliers.
The information provided is based on sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy or
timeliness is not guaranteed and no warranties of any kind are provided. Plastics News
does not intend to specify the price of the materials listed. For price quotes on specific
materials, contact the supplier. PN discourages use of this chart as a single-source index
for price contracts. PN does not buy or sell resins.

Updates

Plastics News resin pricing for thermosets, certain engineering thermoplastics and
high-temperature thermoplastics are published in the last issue of each month.
Data can be viewed anytime online at www.plasticsnews.com.
Paying PN subscribers also can access historical resin pricing data and graphs from
our website.

Highlights

* An arrow, up
or down
, indicates a market price change
in that direction from the previous week.  
* A "P" indicates that a price change for that material is pending.  
* A bullet ■ indicates a correction in the published price.

*No pricing changes this week.

Commodity Thermoplastics
Key: I - Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds

Resin/Grade

II - Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds

Volume category
I

II

Volume category
I

100-102
104-108

104-108
110-111

High-impact:
Extrusion
Injection

107-109
106-108

112-114
112-114

72-75
76-78
81-84
83-85
68-70

High-heat, injection

110-115

116-118

Flame-retardant

140-144

146-150

EPS, cups
Unmodified

108-111
102-105

-
101-110

77-80

PVC RESIN
Suspension resin:
Injection, general-purpose
Pipe grade

88-91
86-88

66-68
66-67

70-72
68-71

Drums

68-70

71-74

Injection, general-purpose

62-63

65-67

Extrusion:
Film, HMW
Film, MMW
Pipe, HMW
Pipe, MMW
Sheet

68-70
71-72
76-78
79-82
64-66
-

LDPE
Injection:
General-purpose
Lid resin

-
74-76

76-78
78-80

Extrusion:
Coating, paper
Film, liner
Clarity film

74-76
69-71
67-69

-
72-77
70-73

LLDPE
Butene-1 comonomer:
Injection, general-purpose
Extrusion, liner film

-
53-56

57-61
57-59

HAO comonomer:
Injection, general-purpose
Lid resin
Extrusion, liner film
Rotomolding, powder

-
65-68
59-61
-

63-65
71-74
63-66
82-87

For pricing information on virgin thermoplastic or
thermoset resins, call Frank Esposito at 330-703-7290.

Dispersion resin:
Homopolymer, G-P

113-117

Resin/Grade

Volume category
I

II

POLYSTYRENE
Crystal:
Injection, general-purpose
High-heat

HDPE
Blow molding:
Copolymer (HIC)
Homopolymer (Dairy)

Rotomolding, powder

Resin/Grade

91-93
89-92
119-123

POLYPROPYLENE
Homopolymer:
Injection, general-purpose

63.5-65.5

66.5-69.5

Extrusion:
Fiber
Film
Profiles
Sheet

62.5-64.5
63.5-66.5
66.5-69.5
65.5-68.5

65.5-67.5
66.5-69.5
71.5-78.5
69.5-71.5

Random copolymer:
Injection
Film
Blow molding

66.5-68.5
68.5-69.5
68.5-69.5

69.5-71.5
70.5-72.5
71.5-74.5

Impact copolymer:
High-impact
TPO (in-reactor)

77.5-81.5
97.5-105.5

82.5-85.5
104.5-108.5

ABS
Injection:
Medium-impact
High-impact
Pipe fittings
High-heat
Flame-retardant

II

127-130
132-133
117-118
153-157
158-162

131-132
135-139
121-125
162-167
167-182

129-131
146-147

134-139
149-151

Blends/alloys:
PC/ABS
Nylon/ABS

-
-

161-166
166-176

ACRYLIC, G-P

-

125-130

Extrusion:
Pipe, general-purpose
Sheet, general-purpose

PET PACKAGING RESINS
APET
Bottle resin
CPET

91-93
74.5-76.5
89-91

94-96
77.5-79.5
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Gas & oil futures
Average prices in U.S. dollars*
Natural gas
3.0
Per million Btu

2.9
2.8
2.7
2.6
2.5

J

J A S O N
2019

Source: Barchart.com Inc., Chicago

Crude oil

$65
64
63
62
61
60
59
58
0

Per U.S. barrel

J

J A S O N
2019
*As of May 15


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