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Williams CEO to Present at Wells Fargo Securities 2016 Pipeline, MLP and Utility Symposium (12/01/2016)
Nexeo Solutions Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information (12/01/2016)
Advanced Drainage Systems to Restate Prior Period Financial Statements (11/30/2016)
Wind Point Partners and TPG Growth to sell NOVOLEX to Carlyle Group (11/30/2016)
Carlyle Group to acquire NOVOLEX (11/30/2016)
TricorBraun Holdings, Inc. Announces Acquisition by AEA Investors LP (11/30/2016)
U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017, an Industrial Info News Alert (11/29/2016)
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results (11/29/2016)
Sonoco Announces Senior Leadership Changes (11/29/2016)
Milacron Continues to Innovate, New High Output Extruders and Sheet Extrusion Lines for Polyolefins (11/28/2016)
Williams CEO to Present at Jefferies 2016 Energy Conference (11/23/2016)
Dow to Participate in Citi Basic Materials Conference 2016 (11/23/2016)
Polyethylene
The Polyethylene market saw good activity and then fell silent as Thanksgiving approached. Supplies remained more than adequate and pricing continued to carry a negative bias. There was a steady stream of spot railcars and the quality was generally high. Buying activity was split between last minute truckload shipments ahead of the holiday and others taking advantage of deeply discounted material.

Generic prime Polyethylene pricing was s... [More]
Polypropylene
Polypropylene trading slowed from the previous week and volumes were only about average. Material availability was high with all commodity grades represented. PP contracts seem to be settling down $.06/lb on average, with some variance likely. In some cases, offgrade railcars have pierced below the $.40/lb level and generic prime has fallen to levels not consistently seen in about 7 years.

Processors seem content to watch prices slide an... [More]
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