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Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Stretch film Pricing for October 2014

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Stretch film Pricing for October 2014: MARKET NEWS October. LLDPE Resin – Plastic industry analysts are reporting PE resin pricing flat for October (no change).  Trade Rep...

Stretch film Pricing for October 2014

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MARKET NEWS October.
LLDPE Resin – Plastic industry analysts are reporting PE resin pricing flat for October (no change). 
Trade Reporter October 2014Dow Chemical earned 72 cents per share for the third quarter, 4 cents above estimates, with revenue above consensus as well. Dow was helped by higher sales in plastics and performance materials.Business News October 2014
"Polyethylene shed $.01/lb in slow and nervous trading. PE demand fell silent as sharply lower energy and feedstock prices had buyers sensing lower resin prices ahead. There was a modest increase in resin availability this past week; LDPE and LLDPE film grades have become easier to source. However, Polyethylene reactor issues have kept overall resin supplies fairly tight"

"resin trading practically screeched to a halt; massive volatility in world equity and energy prices created uncertainty in the resin markets and sent buyers to the sidelines."

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: UPS Rates are going up in 2015 - time to reduce pa...

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: UPS Rates are going up in 2015 - time to reduce pa...: You will need to review the way you ship your items via UPS and reduce the amount of packaging used and have the correct size boxes. ...

UPS Rates are going up in 2015 - time to reduce packaging.

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You will need to review the way you ship your items via UPS and reduce the amount of packaging used and have the correct size boxes.

Remember - banding packages together that are going to the same location can save you a lot of $$$

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Dear UPS Customer,

Thank you for your business. As a global leader in logistics, we are dedicated to helping you optimize your supply chain and deliver solutions to help you achieve your business goals. Effective December 29, 2014*, published rates for our services will increase.

Additionally, we’ve made enhancements to our portfolio of solutions, along with key investments in the U.S. and around the world.

2015 Rates Information
•UPS® Ground, Air and International rates will increase an average net 4.9%

•UPS air freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will increase an average net 4.9%

•UPS Freight® rates will increase an average net 4.9%

In June of…

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Stretch Film Pricing News

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Stretch Film Pricing News: LLDPE RESIN TRADES BUSIER "resin trading continued to trade at a rapid clip" LLDPE SET TO ROLL FLAT "October PE contra...

Stretch Film Pricing News

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LLDPE RESIN TRADES BUSIER "resin trading continued to trade at a rapid clip"

LLDPE SET TO ROLL FLAT "October PE contracts will roll flat, maintaining the $.03/lb increase garnered in September."

US ENERGY IN THE RED "The major US energy markets were pummeled and all ended deep in the red."

E DOWN "Ethylene prices are set to slide each month for the foreseeable future"

GOOD COMPLAINT "Polyethylene trading was very good"

INCREASES TABLED "There are a couple price increases currently on the table, but it is likely that for most grades, we have already seen the highest Polyethylene prices of the year."

CRYSTAL BALL - PE forecast "cannot yet predict when a drop might begin, but it feels that we are now at historically high prices."
"Product manufacturers may start to shift away from polyethylene because of high prices, according to two major plastics processors."

“We don’t know what the maximum [PE price] is, but we …

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Stretch Film Prices Going Up!!!

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Stretch Film Prices Going Up!!!: STRETCH RESIN - BUSY BUSY BUSY "resin markets continued to trade very actively and did not skip a beat midweek as the calendar turned ...

Stretch Film Prices Going Up!!!

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STRETCH RESIN - BUSY BUSY BUSY "resin markets continued to trade very actively and did not skip a beat midweek as the calendar turned to October."






PE FLOWING "There was a good flow of Polyethylene offers and prices held steady,"

LLDPE INCREASE PENDING "there are a couple scattered $.03/lb PE increases on the table for Mid-Oct and Nov 1"

US PE COSTS STEADY "energy markets were volatile and by the end of the week, Crude Oil was sharply lower while Nat Gas was steady."

E JUMPING "The spot Ethylene market was fairly busy and prices jumped around."

PE SWIFTER "Polyethylene trading was swift ... Prime prices held firm"

HOW LLDPE WILL ROLL "September Polyethylene contracts were up $.03/lb, October should roll flat."

COMING ON STRONG "resin trading came on strong during the second half of September and did not disappoint as October rolled in."

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Custom Printed Pallet Stretch Wrap

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Custom Printed Pallet Stretch Wrap: Get Custom Printed Stretch Wrap...Now with lower minimums 1 Pallet Freight Prepaid Natonwide Printed Pallet Wrap Sends A Messag...

Custom Printed Pallet Stretch Wrap

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Get Custom Printed Stretch Wrap...Now with lower minimums
1 Pallet Freight Prepaid Natonwide



Printed Pallet Wrap Sends A Message: Custom printing of pallet stretch wrap with low minimums, prepaid delivery nationwide. Custom printed pallet wrap improves load appearance.
Printing capacity increased: Quick Pak now offers lower minimums and faster lead times on all printed films. Advertise: Logo's, name, website, re-ordering info, etc...
Safeguard Shipments: Printed message make handling requirements highly visible. "Do Not Double Stack", "Fragile", "Handle With Care", "Do Not Break Pallet", "Signature Required", "Keep Frozen"
Security Appeal: Reduces risks of pilferage and tampering in storage or transit. Easily identify shipments that have been broken into or tampered with.
Reduce Lost Shipments: Easier to identify pallets means carriers are less likely to misplace or lose shipments.

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Packaging Equipment Parts

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Packaging Equipment Parts: EQUIPMENT PARTS At Quick Pak Inc we offer a fully dedicated parts department that will keep your downtime to a minimum while providin...

Packaging Equipment Parts

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EQUIPMENT PARTS At Quick Pak Inc we offer a fully dedicated parts department that will keep your downtime to a minimum while providing original parts for your repairs. For over 12 years, Quick Pak Inc has helped many companies with the parts needed to properly repair and restore all major brands of packaging tools and packaging equipment. Our knowledgeable Service Techs can assist you on getting the correct parts along with the proper drawings to perform your repair jobs quickly and easily. Here are some of the parts available from Quick Pak Inc.


Shrink Equipment Parts: Allied Automation, Arpac, Ameripak, APS, ATW, Audion Automation, Belco, Beseler, Bestronics, Clamco, Conflex, Damark, Dibipak, Douglas, Eastey, Heat Seal, Hi-Tech, Kister Kayat, Kallfass, Lantech, MSK, Minipack, Poly Pack, Preferred Packaging, Rennco, Ripak, Shrinkfast, Shanklin, Sergeant, Semi Pack, Texwrap, Traco, Weldotron & XriteTaping Equipment Parts: 3M-Matic, ABC Packaging, Bestpack, Better Pack, Champion, C…