US production of major plastic resins totaled 8.1 billion lb. in January 2022, up 2.6% over December and up 2.3% year-over-year; sales and internal use of resins totaled 7.5 billion lb. in January: ACC

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WASHINGTON , March 25, 2022 (press release) –

U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 8.1 billion pounds during January 2022, an increase of 2.6 percent compared to the prior month, and a decrease of 2.3 percent compared to the same month in 2021, according to statistics released today by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). 

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 7.5 billion pounds during January 2022, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to the prior month, and a decrease of 4.4 percent from the same month one year earlier.

ACC Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group
The ACC Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group makes available detailed reports (including monthly production and end-use sales data for major thermoplastic and thermoset resins) to subscribers of its various services. For more information on subscriptions to the resin reports, please click here

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