PLASTICS CORNER RESINS OUTPUT ROSE IN FEBRUARY

PLASTICS CORNER RESINS OUTPUT ROSE IN FEBRUARY

Production of plastics resins totaled 3.975 billion pounds in February, up some 10.7 percent from the same month last year, according to final statistics

from the Society of the Plastics Industry's Committee on Resin Statistics.

However, February figures show a decrease in production of approximately 2 percent from January.Sales and captive (internal) use of plastics resins in February amounted to 4.033 billion pounds, reflecting roughly a 6.1 percent increase from the same month a year ago. February sales were up approximately 4.1 percent from January 1988.