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Resin Prices Down - Resin Makers Disagree.

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BREAKING NEWS BRIEF:
Resin Trade Analyst reports
PVC down $.02/lb
LDPE / LLDPE - down $.05/lb
(Resin makers disagree)
January 2014





























Mike Burns (@RTiBurnsPE)- Mike B. from RTi posted this comment - "Prices need to fall another $.07 or more to keep North America competitive at today's feedstock prices."

PRUDENT - Working with falling prices - Quick Pak's message to customers. Buy film only as needed for immediate shipping.

RESIN BUYERS WAIT "Purchasing dropped off this past week as buyers anticipated cheaper February prices, particularly PE"

LLDPE WIPED "Polyethylene prices have fallen dramatically and on average, another $.02/lb was wiped away this week."

PE WANTS MORE "January PE contracts have been offered down $.04/lb, but are not fully settled - processors are looking for a larger decrease."

THREE’S A CHARM "Contracts for both PE and PP are decreasing for the third month in a row."

FREEFALL RESIN "If only $.04/lb comes …

HYBRiD Plus 3 Corless Pallet Wrap

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HYBRiD Plus Converted Film

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Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: CDI down another 5 cents for Jan 2015

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: CDI down another 5 cents for Jan 2015: BREAKING NEWS BRIEF: Resin Trade Analyst reports PVC down $.02/lb LDPE / LLDPE - down $.05/lb Expects further softening January 2014 ...

CDI down another 5 cents for Jan 2015

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BREAKING NEWS BRIEF:
Resin Trade Analyst reports
PVC down $.02/lb
LDPE / LLDPE - down $.05/lb
Expects further softening
January 2014

More info: https://quickpakinc.com/blog















"resin markets were busy all week; the flow of offers was high and prices continued to slide."

"Ethylene was actively traded and prices continued to lose ground."

"Polyethylene trading ramped up to full force as January reached mid-month. Offers for most commodity grades were plentiful and prices continued to erode; LLDPE and LDPE grades fell about $.01/lb,"

"January Polyethylene contracts are offered down $.04/lb; they have not yet settled and the decrease could potentially be larger."

"resin trading was swift, continually falling prices are welcomed by processors, who for a change are sitting snugly in the driver’s seat."

"domestic resin prices could still have more downside,"

"For now, maintaining negative sentiment for the resin market is warrant…

New Cover-ALL Dispenser.

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NEW Cover-ALL Dispenser Cover-all Dispenser Video







Keeps the roll of pallet covers firmly in place.  Can be mounted to floor or wall or the back of the forklift. Unwind pallet covers fast, clean and easy.  No more falling over rolls laying around on the floor. Quality Made in the USA. - Heavy Duty 2” x 2” tubular Steel. -12” x 12” x ¼” thick Steel Base (keeps the roll in place) -Pre drilled holes for permanent mounting -Heavy plastic cap covers top of the tube -Black powder coated for years of protection.

Cover ALL Dispenser

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Revolution Plastic Mini Baler Demo

The Revolution Plastic Baler is a small hand operated baler for plastic wrap and bags.
With a footprint of only 23" x 28" this machine produces bales of up to 75 Lbs of plastic film. The machine is suitable for Offices, Farms, Factories, Warehouses and distribution centers. Needing no power source the machine can be used anywhere and is ideal where space is limited or ceiling height is low. Revolution Plastic Baler Specifications: Revolution Plastic Baler Dimensions (W x D x H): 23” x 28” x 47” (71” open) Bale Size: 17” x 14” x 26” Bale Weight: up to 75 Lbs Number of Straps: 2 Weight: 110 Lbs Extras: Wheel set and Axles.

Revolution Plastic Baler Demo

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Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Falling oil prices push PE prices down

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: Falling oil prices push PE prices down: Top Stories Falling oil prices push PE prices down - The global slump in crude oil prices has impacted the North American polyethyle...

Falling oil prices push PE prices down

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Top Stories
Falling oil prices push PE prices down - The global slump in crude oil prices has impacted the North American polyethylene resin market, sending prices down an average of 4 cents per pound
Trade Reports January 2015
Broad Drop in Resin Prices
With feedstock and energy costs dropping globally, commodity and engineering resin prices are following suit.

PE PRICES DOWN
PE prices dropped 3¢/lb industry wide, and further price relief was anticipated into the new year. "Domestic resin prices will continue to track oil prices—up or down.

"People are now buying as needed, as they expect lower prices, and supplier inventories will grow," Domestic PE prices are not likely to bottom out until after the Chinese New Year in mid-February. PE prices this year could be lower than 2013 and 2014 levels. If not, an escalation in imports of finished goods and a halt to reshoring is feared.
Trade Reports January 2015

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: New dimension in shipping with FedEx and UPS

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: New dimension in shipping with FedEx and UPS: Question: What costs more to ship? 2lbs. of feathers, or 2lbs. of bricks? Answer: Well, in 2015 that depends on the size of the box y...

New dimension in shipping with FedEx and UPS

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Question: What costs more to ship? 2lbs. of feathers, or 2lbs. of bricks?

Answer: Well, in 2015 that depends on the size of the box you put it in.

In 2015 a new dimension in shipping with FedEx and UPS comes into play. Dimensional Weight Pricing! The old days of simply placing an item in "any" box and filling out the empty space with void fill may be coming to an end. Well not completely. Companies will however, start to feel it in their pockets with the increased shipping costs due to the new dimensional weight pricing.

This change will start forcing companies to look closer at all their outbound packages and explore more dimensionally efficient and cost effective packaging solutions. That's where we can help!

Quick Pak Inc have a number of protective packaging solutions to help combat dimensional pricing changes. One of note is automated packaging utilizing cohesive materials. Automated cohesive packaging has long been an efficient means to quickly package products ve…

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: December Resin Prices Down

Quick Pak - What the Packaging Trade is Saying!: December Resin Prices Down: LLDPE - CATCH A FALLING KNIFE December Resin Prices Down PVC Down $.03/lb PE down $.04/lb U.S. Trade Analysts December 2014 PR...

December Resin Prices Down

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LLDPE - CATCH A FALLING KNIFE
December Resin Prices Down
PVC Down $.03/lb
PE down $.04/lb
U.S. Trade Analysts December 2014
PRUDENT - Working with falling prices - Western Plastics message to distribution. Buy film only as needed for immediate shipping/billing (think drop ships).

ASK A LOADED QUESTION "So what is the current price for stretch? That is always a loaded question, bring a firm purchase order and we will talk."
Natural gas craters, as mild weather forecasts compound a supply surplus and a general energy market swoon. Nat gas futures were as low as $3.12 per million British thermal units, which is the lowest level since January 2013, and represents a decline of 15 percent in two trading sessions. LLDPE stretch film in the U.S. is produced using Nat Gas.
Business News December 2014