May 06, 2008 10:41 ET

IDES Launches The Plastics Marketplace™ With 5 Million Pounds of Material for Sale

LARAMIE, WY--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - IDES Inc. (, home of The Plastics Web® and the fastest growing search destination for the plastics industry, announced today the official launch of The Plastics Marketplace™, a listing of more than 5 million pounds of spot market resins for purchase from quality, reputable suppliers. The goal of The Plastics Marketplace™ is to provide buyers and sellers with a platform for buying and selling plastic materials.

At The Plastics Marketplace™, resin buyers can view a wide range of plastics, from virgin prime with certifications to scrap. Information on each material includes the listing date, generic family, product name and description, forms, packaging, color, lbs., price per lb., and geographic location including city, state and country.

"We list plastics for sale in our marketplace from distributors, brokers and other suppliers," said Mike Kmetz, president of IDES. "Both resin buyers and sellers like the service because it provides them with a simplified method to connect."

Nearly 200,000 plastics professionals registered with IDES utilize The Plastics Web® as a resource for information about plastic materials. The Plastics Marketplace™ has increased traffic to the site because it's proven to be a valuable tool that connects resin buyers and sellers.

To learn more about The Plastics Marketplace™ and to signup for marketplace email alerts, visit

About IDES Inc.

IDES is a plastic materials information management company. The Plastics Web® from IDES is a website with a vertical search engine connecting tens of thousands of companies around the globe with plastics content and technical data sheets from 600 global resin manufacturers. The company provides custom resin selectors for nearly all resin distributors and a number of resin manufacturers. IDES is headquartered in Laramie, Wyoming, with offices in Europe.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Nathan Potter
    IDES - The Plastics Web®
    +1-307-742-9227 ext. 246
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