US plastic resin production up 5% in Dec. 23
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US plastic resin production up 5% in Dec. 23

Year-to-date production was 96.7 billion pounds, a 5 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2022

  • By ICN Bureau | February 10, 2024

U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 8.5 billion pounds during December 2023, an increase of 5 percent compared to the prior month, and an increase of 24.6 percent compared to the same month in 2022, according to statistics released today by the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

Year-to-date production was 96.7 billion pounds, a 5 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2022.

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 8.2 billion pounds during December 2023, an increase of 4.4 percent compared to the prior month, and an increase of 10.6 percent from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use were 95.4 billion pounds, a 3.1 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2022.


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