Plastic Resin Production & Sales Increased from 2023

ACC has released its April statistics.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

June 10, 2024

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Plastic resin production decreased MoM yet increased YoY
US production of plastic resin increased by 6.8% compared to April 2023.Dvoinik/iStock/Getty Images Plus via Getty Images

American Chemistry Council has released its resin production and sales statistics for April.

US production of major plastic resins totaled 8.2 billion pounds in April, a decrease of 4.9% compared to March, and an increase of 6.8% compared to the April 2023. Year-to-date production was 33.2 billion pounds, a 4.6% increase as compared to the same period in 2023.


Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 8.4 billion pounds during April 2024, an increase of 0.5% compared to the prior month, and an increase of 13.7% from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use were 33.5 billion pounds, a 9.3% increase as compared to the same period in 2023.

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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