U.S. Resin Production Up in 2011
May 31, 2011
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U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 6.4 billion pounds during April 2011, an increase of 3.5% compared to the same month in 2010, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC). Year-to-date production was 25.2 billion pounds, a 1.8% increase compared to the same period in 2010.

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 6.3 billion pounds during April 2011, an increase of 7.4% from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use was 24.9 billion pounds, a 2.6% increase compared to the same period in 2010.

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