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Types of Plastics

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High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

HDPE is the most widely used type of plastic.  It’s used to make many types of bottles and containers. Unpigmented bottles are translucent, have good barrier properties and stiffness, and are well suited to packaging products with a short shelf life such as milk. Because HDPE has good chemical resistance, it is used for packaging many household and industrial chemicals such as detergents and bleach. Pigmented HDPE bottles have better stress crack resistance than unpigmented HDPE.
-Excellent resistance to most solvents -Higher tensile strength compared to other forms of polyethylene -Relatively stiff material with useful temperature capabilities -Excellent resistance to most solvents -Higher tensile strength compared to other forms of polyethylene -Relatively stiff material with useful temperature capabilities

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Includes Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)
LDPE is used predominately in film applications due to its toughn…

Stretch Film and Plastics Resin Pricing Falling in May 2017

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Packaging News = NEWSWIRE SNIPPETS
LLDPE stretch Resin down 3 c/lb in May PVC pricing in May (food film) - No Change Trade Analyst May 2017


LLDPE Price Increase Pushed Out:
Exxon Mobil has issued a letter effectively pushing back the intended implementation of the remaining $.03/lb of the original $.06/lb Polyethylene increase that partially took hold in March. Instead of adding the last $.03/lb in April, they will now shoot for May. Expect other PE producers to follow suit. Trade Reports April 2017
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HYBRiD80 Banding Films
HYBRiD80 Hand and Machine Films
HYBRiD80 Wide Web Films
HYBRiD80
HYBRiD80
Color Films
Extended Core Films
HYBRiD80 Engineered Films
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Coreless Stretch Machine Film - Did you know?

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Coreless stretch film technology is an innovation in environmental source reduction well suited for an eco-conscious consumer and organizations with sustainability goals.
It is a light weight coreless hi-performance stretch machine film that can optimize pallet coverage with maximum load holding.
Better for the Environment Eliminates paperboard core, film is 100% recyclable, reduced energy consumption in transportation & storage costs.
Reduce Storage & Disposal Costs: No cardboard core means no associated storage or disposal costs.
Coreless means roll weight is reduced by up to 15%.
Less Waste: No wasted film left on the core. Every last foot of stretch film is utilized.
Cost Effective:  All coreless items are more efficient when compared to conventional wraps.


Advantages of Coreless Machine Stretch Wrap:
The main advantages of the coreless innovation to the end user can be summarized as: •   Reduced weight of the product. •   Reduced weight and volume of the product for ship…

Stretch Machine Pallet Wrap WITHOUT a Paper Core.

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Chem Data Report May 2017 LLDPE

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Subject: Chem Data Report - May 2017 LLDPE


May CDI is out and estimates $.03 down on LDPE, LLDPE, and HDPE. This has been confirmed as the market position by more than one of our resin suppliers but not all. That being said, I don’t see how this does not become the eventual market position for May.
PP is being posted at down $.075.
See below the resin moves we’ve had this year.

We had resin increases of $.05 in February and $.03 in March. There was a pending $.03 increase for May 1st that has been pushed out to June 1st. In addition to delaying the above $.03 May 1st increase, the market appears to be dropping $.03 May 1st. This would leave the $.05 increase from February as the only movement we’ve had in resin pricing this year.  More pricing information here: www.quickpakinc.com

Loadstar Plus Ultra Performance Cast Machine Stretch Wrap

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LoadStar Plus stretch film is a highly engineered multiple-layered film with a superior premium resin formulation.
It is produced on AmTops state-of-the-art, multi-layer extrusion equipment.  LoadStar Plus performs at unsurpassed stretch levels. It can exceed 300% pre-stretch on A and B load profiles and provides consistent performance at the lowest unit cost
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Your cost is $29.90 per roll delivered free freight for 50 rolls / 1 pallet.

20” x 55ga x 5000’ Cast Machine Wrap.  

Amtopp Loadstar Plus Cast Machine Pallet Stretch Wrap

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20" X 55GA X 5000' CAST MACHINE FILMAmtopp's LoadStar stretch film is a highly engineered multiple-layered film with a superior premium resin formulation and is produced on AmTopp's state-of-the-art, nine-layer extrusion equipment at its world-class manufacturing facility in Texas and NC.
LoadStar performs at unsurpassed stretch levels. It exceeds 300% pre-stretch on A and B load profiles and provides consistent performance at the lowest unit cost. LoadStar features an exceptional differential cling package, with superior inside and minimal outside cling. With outstanding strength, puncture resistance and superior load-holding force, LoadStar film handles the toughest loads in any environment. LoadStar is engineered for optimum performance and total versatility. It is the perfect choice for any semi-automatic to high-speed automatic system. With superb clarity and quiet unwind, this film is ideal for any application. 21.67 Lbs Per Roll
50 Rolls Per Pallet
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