American Chemistry Council Report: Resin Production Up Slightly in August

Oct. 10, 2023
Sales and internal use of major plastic resins up 6.8% compared to the prior month.

U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 8.5 billion pounds during August 2023, an increase of 1.6% compared to the prior month, and an increase of 6.9% compared with the same month in 2022, according to statistics released Oct. 9 by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). Year-to-date production was 64.1 billion pounds, a 0.9% increase as compared to the same period in 2022.

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 8.6 billion pounds during August 2023, an increase of 6.8% compared to the prior month, and an increase of 6.8% from the same month one year earlier.  Year-to-date sales and captive use were 63.1 billion pounds, a 0.9% increase as compared to the same period in 2022.

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