Understanding Packaging and the Basics
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Stretch Film and Poly Pricing News from Quick Pak Inc
Tanking LLDPE will put downward pressure on stretch film pricing further resin price relief in sight. EXXON drags
Just about everyone in the PE market sees the massive wave of resin capacity starting to come online soon, and PE processors are anxious to start enjoying a multi-year buyers market. Trade Reports May 2016
Natural gas jumps - up 30% in last 90 days
Natural gas is used to produce LLDPE resin in the U.S.
FILM MAKERS LOOKING FOR RESIN (LLDPE) PRICE ROLL BACK OF RECENT INCREASES
Resin makers hoping to roll pricing flat in June
PE buyers anticipate lower LLDPE resin in July if not earlier
JUNE GLOOM - PE resin demand softer reflecting gloomy June mood and expectations of lower PE pricing ahead
Expect film buyers re-stocking activity to pick up once lower prices hit.