LLDPE Resin Today: Rise Resumes

LLDPE Resin Today: Rise Resumes

Packaging News 
RAPID RESIN RUN "resin trading continued to run at a very rapid rate and completed
transaction volumes were high,"

LLDPE ADVANCES "Polyethylene and Polypropylene prices advanced further; most grades
have recorded gains in each of the past 5 weeks."

SEPTEMBER INVREASE ON CARDS "PE contracts will be flat in August as producers
en masse have only recently issued fresh (mostly) $.03/lb increase nominations, but not until September."

PE RALLY "Polyethylene trading was strong and prices rose further; most commodity grades
have now rallied $.06/lb during the past 5-6 weeks."

PE INCREASE SEEKERS "All Polyethylene producers have now issued price increases
for September, mostly seeking $.03/lb, some a penny more"

RESIN TRADE BANGS "resin trading has not let up, August began with a bang and prices continued higher, unabated."

PE QUICK RISE "Polyethylene has quickly soared $.06/lb, but there is only a $.03/lb increase slated for September,"
Packaging Sources August 2014

LLDPE Resin makers announce increase (Dow) (Westlake) (ExxonMobil)

Polyethylene Price Increase - September
LLDPE - Several, but not all, resin producers have nominated a fresh $.03/lb price increase on Polyethylene slated for September implementation.