Stretch Film and resin pricing news
LLDPE "resin markets were very active the first week of June"
"May Polyethylene prices ended flat, producers are again looking to implement their $.04/lb increase while processors are seeking price relief"
"Polyethylene trading was good"
"May contracts ended steady after a full month of negotiations, producers are now taking a third swing at their $.04/lb increase, processors on the other hand are seeking a $.02-.04/lb decrease in June."
"resin trading in June got off to a rapid start"
"Polyethylene players reached steady agreements for contracts each of the past 2 months and will square off again on that same $.04/lb increase; buyers will not call a flat June a win as they are truly seeking a decrease"
Packaging Sources June 2013