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Advanced Drainage Systems Announces Key Management Changes (08/17/2017)
Huntsman Clariant Deal Continues to Move Forward: Focused "Second Request" for Additional Information Received from Federal Trade Commission (08/16/2017)
Braskem announces 2Q17 Results (08/16/2017)
Braskem celebrates its 15th anniversary and modernizes its brand (08/16/2017)
TLT Breaks Ground for New Container Yard at Port Houston (08/16/2017)
Berlin Packaging Adds Kenneth Edwards as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain (08/15/2017)
Rehrig Pacific Builds a Better Keg -- Again (08/15/2017)
PENETRON Helps Dow Convert Propane into Plastic (08/14/2017)
Intertape Polymer Group Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results (08/11/2017)
Braskem supplies new PP resin for use in Tupperware products (08/10/2017)
Greif, Inc. Announces 2017 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Date (08/10/2017)
Inter Pipeline Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial and Operating Results (08/10/2017)
Polyethylene
Polyethylene trading was surprisingly good, completed volumes were high, particularly for film grade resins. All decently priced HDPE for injection easily found a home, although we clearly found limits that customers were willing to pay. In general, resellers continue to focus on back-to-back transactions, trying to limit the level of uncommitted Polyethylene on hand. Producers continue to pursue their August $.03/lb price increase, though fundam... [More]
Polypropylene
Polypropylene trading improved, driven by better demand for both Homopolymer and Copolymer. While offgrade resins generally remain accessible, spot supplies of readily available prime have been a little tighter. PP reactors ran at near full capacity in July, producing nearly 1.55 billion lbs of resin, the most in about 10 years. Total PP demand was solid, more than 50 million lbs above the 12 month average, but there was still an inventory build ... [More]
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