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Prices fall for most commodity resins

Plastics News - 9/3/2015 1:25:28 PM
Average per-pound selling prices for polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, PVC and PET all fell in August. PE saw the largest August drop with 5 cents, while PET prices fell 4 cents. Next in line were PP and PS, each with a 2-cent drop, while PVC price ...

Drop in Sep NWE polyethylene terephthalate CP seen on bearish expectations for PX CP: sources

Platts - 9/3/2015 1:39:47 PM
European polyethylene terephthalate contract prices for September are facing a drop because of bearish expectations for feedstock PX, sources said. On Wednesday, PET net contract prices were assessed at Eur928/mt ($1,042/mt), down Eur47 from the end of July.

Polyethylene Terephthalate Market (PET Industry) 2015 Market Research Report

Financial Content - 9/2/2015 12:58:01 PM
by Technology 2010-2015 4.3 Global Production of Polyethylene Terephthalate(PET) by Applications 2010-2015 4.4 Price Analysis of Global Polyethylene Terephthalate(PET) Key Manufacturers in 2015 4.5 US Capacity, Production, Price, Cost and Revenue of ...

UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) Market Worth $2.60 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.

Market Watch - 9/3/2015 7:56:11 AM
High price compared to other polymers is expected to remain a key challenge for its penetration. Browse full research report with TOC on "Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Market Analysis By Application (Medical Grade & Prosthetics ...

ICIS Has Expanded Its Pricing Coverage For Asian Polyolefins By Adding China Daily Prices And Southeast Asia Midweek Indicative Prices

The Street - 9/2/2015 12:22:14 PM
ICIS, a leading source of pricing intelligence for Asian polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), has launched China daily import price assessments and southeast Asia midweek indicative prices for key polyolefins grades, as part of an enhancement ...

European polymer prices under pressure

European Rubber Journal - 8/28/2015 8:39:06 AM
However, prices are likely to have come under further pressure during the last two weeks of August with rebates expected to closely match the cost reduction. Polyethylene prices saw a weak rollover in July with feedstock unchanged from the previous month ...

Resin pricing: Plastics processors feeling gouged

Plastics Today - 8/24/2015 11:52:56 PM
The spot resin markets continued to transact at a rapid rate, polyethylene (PE) more so than polypropylene (PP), according to the weekly report from the PlasticsExchange. Completed volumes were considered high, and prices, which had been consistently ...

Think Twice Before Following Warren Buffett Into Phillips 66

Guru Focus - 8/29/2015 11:54:10 PM
The Midstream segment is dependent on natural gas liquid prices and the Chemicals segment is dependent on propylene, benzene, ethylene and polyethylene prices. “Without urging from Charlie or anyone else, I bought a large amount of ConocoPhillips stock ...

High Density Polyethylene Market is expected to reach US$ 84.79 Bn in 2023: Transparency Market Research

Yahoo Finance - 8/25/2015 8:14:01 AM
These factors are anticipated to boost the high density polyethylene market in the near future. Limitations pertaining to supply and volatility in prices of raw materials are anticipated to offer key challenges to market players. Get Sample Report Copy of ...

Prolonged Low Oil Prices Could Halt Ethane Investments: Report - 8/27/2015 2:56:41 AM
A long-term oil price recovery would also have a profound impact on both global polyethylene and polypropylene markets. In this case, IHS found, polyethylene production rates would grow as global demand expands by more than 54 million metric tons per year ...

Jacobsen launches new series

Lawn & Landscape - 9/3/2015 2:22:44 PM
“The new mowers and utility vehicles offer a myriad of options in features, benefits and pricing that will appeal to everyone ... The gas-powered Truckster LS/LX offers an 800-pound capacity and a polyethylene bed that provides years of worry-free ...

Exxon Mobil Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:XOM)

Ticker Report - 9/3/2015 3:48:38 PM
The average 12 month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on ... The Company also manufactures and markets petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and various specialty products.

Global Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market 2015-2019

New Jersey Online - 9/1/2015 3:36:41 PM
Linear low density polyethylene is a mixed form of low density polyethylene ... view our report Market Challenge - Volatile Raw Material Prices - For a full and detailed list, view our report Market Trend - Increased Usage of Swing Technology - For ...

Mixed fortunes for packaging material ops

The Star Online - 8/31/2015 11:08:51 PM
The main boost for producers comes from plunging polyethylene (PE) resin prices, which are down by about 25%, compared with about four months ago in April. This is in tandem with the falling crude oil prices. PE resin is one of the main raw materials to ...

Research and Markets: Global High Density Polyethylene Market 2015 Report With Forecasts to 2019

Machinery & Equipment MRO - 8/26/2015 5:16:52 PM
The development of feedstock from various new sources such as coal, shale gas, and bio-based materials will indirectly give polyethylene a price or sustainability advantage relative to other plastic resins. According to the report, to grow at a CAGR of 5 ...