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  1. Frontier Logistics investing $35 million for South Carolina shippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Plastics News

    Shipping firm Frontier Logistics is investing $35.5 million in a project that will allow for more plastic resins to be shipped from North Charleston, S.C. Frontier, which is based in La Porte, Texas, recently purchased 26 acres at a former U.S. Navy base in North Charleston, where the firm has existing operations. In a news release, officials said Frontier now plans to build a 400,000-square-foot, rail-served warehouse to support transloading of resin pellets for export through the Port of Charleston.


  2. PP jumps 9 cents, PE slides by 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Plastics News

    North American polypropylene resin buyers have been hit with a big price hike to kick off 2018, while buyers of polyethylene resin have seen a bit of pricing relief. Average selling prices for PP in the region jumped 9 cents per pound in January, mainly resulting from tightness in propylene monomer feedstock and, in some cases, for PP resin itself.


  3. Cold temps hit PP resin and feedstocks in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Plastics News

    A PP line operated by Braskem Americas in La Porte, Texas, had an unplanned shutdown on Jan. 17 because of a frozen boiler transmitter, according to a report from the PetroChem Wire consulting firm. Another PP line operated by LyondellBasell Industries in Bayport, Texas, also was down on that same date because of "a power blip," the report added.


  4. This week's issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Plastics News

    Construction on the new polypropylene line will begin later this year in La Porte, Texas, with completion expected in early 2020. Yamaha Motor Corp. said June 19 that it bought Kracor Inc. and will fold it into Yamaha Marine Systems Co.


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