U.S. and Canada plastic production by resin 2018

This statistic displays the total plastic production in the United States and Canada in 2018, by resin. In that year, the total plastic production across all types of resins in the U.S. amounted to 119.6 billion pounds.

Plastic production in the United States and Canada in 2018 by resin (in million pounds)*

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Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Production data include the U.S. and Canada for ABS, SAN, PVC, polypropylene, thermoplastic polyester, phenolic, urea, and melamine.
** Not reported, included in the "other thermosets" category, which also includes polyurethanes (TDI, MDI, and polyols), phenolic, urea, melamine, unsaturated polyester, and other thermosets.
*** Not reported, included in the "other thermoplastics" category, which also includes PET, ABS, engineering resins, SB Latex and other thermoplastics.

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