Articles

PUBLICATION/DATE TOPIC DESCRIPTION
Plastics News, November 2012 N.A. prices up polypropylene and suspension PVC
Plastics News, October 2012 Materials Outlook PVC, PET
Plastics News, October 2012 “Polypropylene price increase tied to propylene monomer tightness”
Plastics News, October 2012 “Resin makers seek sweet spots”
Plastics News, September 2012 “Benzene pushes up PS Prices “
Plastics News, September 2012 “Polystyrene and PET prices rise in August”
Plastics News, August 2012 “Nylon, ABS, PC prices fall”
Plastics News, August 2012 “N.A. Prices Fall for ABS, Nylon and Polycarbonate”
Plastics Technology, August 2012 “Commodity Resin Prices Still Dropping”
Plastics News, July 2012 “PS price slips”
Plastics News, July 2012 “PP Prices hit skids; PE slides”
Plastics News, June 2012 “N.A. prices fall for PE, PP, PVC and PET”
Plastics News, May 2012 “N.A. prices fall for PE, PP and PVC”
Plastics News, May 2012 “Educate consumers of values of PET bottles”
Plastics News, May 2012 “Westlake Chemical drops takeover bid for Georgia Gulf”
Plastics News, April 2012 “Resin Producers look to head off shortage”
Plastics News, March 2012 “PE and PP prices rise despite slow demand”
Plastics News, March 2012 “PE PS resin prices take a jump”
Plastics News, February 2012 “Results mixed in ACC annual resin statistics”
Plastics News, February 2012 “Volatility returns to the polypropylene market”
Plastics News, January 2012 “PVC makers sour over deal”
Plastics News, January 2012 “Georgia Gulf rejects Westlake’s 1 billion takeover offer”
Plastics Technology, September 2011 “Experts Advise on How to Get Smart About Resin Purchasing”
Plastics News, July 2011 RTi 2011 Executive Forum Coverage
Plastics News, October 2010 Materials Outlook “Cross Your Fingers, Hope For Best”
Modern Plastics, September 2010 “Resin Purchasing: Are You Getting the Best Price Possible?”
Plastics News, June 28, 2010 “Analysts Dissect Resin Pricing, Markets”
Purchasing Magazine, June 2007 “How to Gear Up for Forecasting”–interview with Mike Burns
Injection Molding, February 2006 “Taking charge of resin reflux”–article by Bill Bowie
Modern Plastics, June 2005 “A 21st century resin purchasing strategy”–interview with Bill Bowie
Plastics Technology, March 2004 “Knowledge is Power in Resin Buying”–review of RTi services
Purchasing Magazine, September 2003 “Buyers miss big opportunities to save on plastic resins spend”–interview with Bill Bowie