Resin prices keep climbing

Esposito, Frank
August 2007
Plastics News;8/20/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that feedstock pressures edged past soft demand, allowing North American prices to rise for ABS, acrylic, nylon 6 and polycarbonate resins in recent month. ABS prices edged up an average of 3 cents in June, as higher prices for benzene feedstock affected the market. Annual ABS sales in the region were above 1.5 billion pounds as recently as 1999, but were less than 1.3 billion in 2005 and 2006.


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