Improving supplies, softening demand hit resin pricing in September

Commodity resin prices continued to drop in North America in September, with prices for some engineering resins joining the slide as well. Improving supplies, softening demand and feedstock trends were behind the price drops. Average selling prices for polyethylene in the region were down 3 cents for the month. PEContinue Reading

Mayoral candidates gear up for first debate — Garcia picks up steam — Plastic straw crackdown

Good morning and welcome to the Monday edition of the New York & New Jersey Energy newsletter. We’ll take a look at the week ahead and look back on what you may have missed last week. CONGESTION PRICING — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy continued his campaign against New York’s plan to toll drivers heading into Manhattan’s central business districtContinue Reading

Introduces Shipper Savings model to the pricing ecosystem to help shippers mitigate risk during peak season and beyond NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Transfix, Inc. (“Transfix”), the Intelligent Freight Platform™, today announced the launch of Transfix TrueRate+ (TTR+), a fresh approach to transportation pricing that guarantees tender acceptance,Continue Reading

PET flake with PET bottle.

Estimated to cost between $30 million and $40 million, Phoenix’s project includes constructing a 70,000-square-foot building on the site of its original Bowling Green, Ohio campus. | Korn9/Shutterstock Phoenix Technologies International kicked off a major PET recycling expansion project right as scrap PET prices tanked. But company leaders aren’t nervousContinue Reading

Global Drilling Fluids Market Analysis and Forecasts Report 2022-2031: Type and Specifications, Demand Analysis, Growth Rate, Patent Analysis, Pricing Analysis -

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Drilling Fluids Market – A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on Application, Type, and Region – Analysis and Forecast, 2022-2031” report has been added to’s offering. The global drilling fluids market was estimated to be at $6,100.0 million in 2021, which is expected to grow with aContinue Reading

Mixed Pricing Outlook for Commodity Resins

Photo: Covestro The pricing outlook for the five volume commodity resins was mixed in April, and perhaps even more so going into May and June. While prices for PE and PS may have peaked, tabs for PP and PET moved slightly lower and PVC went higher. Among contributing  factors were lowerContinue Reading