US Chemicals Production Despite Boom: Resins Production in US Remains Static

Editor: Dominik Stephan

The boom of US manufacturing has not pushed resins production in the US, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) said: Production of major plastic resins totaled 6.7 billion pounds during August 2015, a decrease of 0.2 percent compared to the same month in 2014.

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This statistic depicts the production of resin plastics in the United States from 2008 to 2014. In 2009, resin production in the U.S. reached approximately 99 billion pounds of resin, on a dry weight basis.
This statistic depicts the production of resin plastics in the United States from 2008 to 2014. In 2009, resin production in the U.S. reached approximately 99 billion pounds of resin, on a dry weight basis.
(Source: Statista/ACC)

Washington/USA – Year-to-date production was 52.3 billion pounds, a 3.3 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2014.

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 6.6 billion pounds during August 2015, an increase of 0.7 percent from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use was 52.3 billion pounds, a 3.2 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2014.

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