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NWE PET prices soar to near five-month high on tight supply

Platts - 3/26/2015 1:37:27 PM
Polyethylene terephthalate prices in Northwest Europe rose to a five- month high this week as a weak euro slashed imports even as appetite for the product continued to improve, market sources said this week. The European PET spot price was assessed at Eur1 ...

Research and Markets: Opportunities In The Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2015: The Continuing Evolution

Yahoo Finance - 3/27/2015 2:26:22 PM
UHMW-PE is a polyolefin resin closely related to high density polyethylene (HDPE) that can be classed as ... and therefore perhaps also on pricing and availability. This report analyses the global UHMW-PE industry with the objectives of defining new ...

Global chlorinated polyethylene market analysis

Whatech - 3/24/2015 3:27:12 PM
2015-2020 forecast on capacity, production, cost, price, profit, production value, and gross margin for these markets are also included. For technical data and manufacturing plants analysis, the report analyzes Chlorinated Polyethylene industry leading ...

Plastics margins shrink after oil price decline

Salt Lake Tribune - 3/25/2015 11:54:15 PM
Margins from converting U.S. ethane, a gas liquid, into polyethylene, used in plastic bags and bottles ... cents in 2018 and 2019 before a small gain in 2020, IHS said. The crude price crash has pushed down the price of naphtha, the raw material used ...

Polyethylene makers are trying for September price hikes

Plastics News - 8/8/2014 9:27:40 AM
Companies & Associations Dow Chemical Co. Is the polyethylene dragon rising from its slumber? After months of inactivity, North American PE makers have announced attempts to raise prices by 3 cents per pound effective Sept. 1. Their actions are being ...

High-Density Polyethylene (HPDE) Accounts for Nearly Half of the Total Demand for Polyethylene in 2013

Digital Journal - 3/19/2015 4:01:46 PM
Additionally, the development of ethylene feedstock using new sources such as coal, biobased materials, and shale gas will also deliver polyethylene a sustainability or price advantage compared to other plastic resins. The ongoing improvements of ...

UK's biggest plastic milk bottle recycler on brink of collapse

Business Green - 3/27/2015 8:28:27 AM
He said the industry needed to recognise that buying virgin high-density polyethylene, the type used in milk bottles, might offer a short-term saving but could leave the industry more vulnerable in future. “Commodity prices go up and down. Recycled food ...

Manufacturers get no joy from falls in export gas prices

Australian Financial Review - 3/18/2015 3:41:28 PM
Qenos, which makes polyethylene for use in the manufacture of plastic pipes ... Plastics and Chemicals Industry Association chief executive, Samantha Read said: "If the drop in oil prices dampens investment by the gas industry in new gas supplies certainly ...

Stock Investors Bid Up Shares of Braskem, Up 5.4%

Financial News Network Online - 3/23/2015 12:22:16 PM
Braskem share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $16.06 and ... ammonium sulfate, cyclohexene, polyethylene theraphtalat, polyethylene, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) is one of today's notable stocks on the rise ...

Americover Becomes a Master Distributor for Dura-Skrim Through New Partnership With Raven Engineered Films

Financial Content - 3/23/2015 8:54:41 AM
Americover President Tevan Riedel said, "This partnership will ensure that Americover always has the most competitive pricing and quickest turnaround ... containment plastic sheeting; polyethylene & polypropylene sheeting; HDPE; LLDPE; fire retardant ...

Kovels antiques: Vintage technology

Observer-Reporter - 3/29/2015 2:42:29 AM
The estimated auction price was $1,000 to $1,500 ... Before storing fabrics in the cedar chest, it should be lined with mylar or polyethylene sheeting. The fabric should be wrapped in white cotton sheets or washed unbleached muslin. Pictures and other ...

SYNLawn Launches New Artificial Turf for Athletes and Crossfit

Broadway World - 3/24/2015 11:55:26 PM
The turf is constructed with a low pile blended polyethylene and nylon that creates a surface ... SYNLawn delivers customers the highest quality artificial grass products at a competitive price with the most genuine and longest manufacturer warranty ...

Insider Selling: Exxon Mobil VP Sells $519,634.50 in Stock (XOM)

Mideast Times - 3/24/2015 12:42:33 PM
The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $96.86. Exxon Mobil Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics and a range of ...

Hydrolyzed Fish Fertilizer - Nitrogen Source, Still Meets Organic Definition

Science 2.0 - 3/28/2015 1:46:24 AM
Nitrogen management is even more challenging when production practices call for the use of polyethylene mulch combined with fertigation ... the authors concluded that if growers can obtain the price premiums associated with organic produce, the use ...

Borealis increases polyethylene and polypropylene prices

Food Production Daily - 1/3/2012 11:54:15 PM
“This decision to increase prices reflects our assumptions on the economic development and it's necessary for the implementation of our Value Creation through Innovation strategy,” said Gerd Löbbert, Borealis Executive Vice President Polyolefins.