Understanding Packaging and the Basics
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Plastics Pricing News from Quick Pak Inc
Dear Polyethylene Customer: Effective February 1, 2017, Dow Chemical will increase the selling price of all polyethylene resins in the United States by US$0.05/lb. Products included in this price increase are as follows: - All LDPE Resins - All LLDPE Resins U.S. RESIN (LLDPE) Producer January 2017 (Read Letter)
NEWS RESIN PRICING Trade analyst reports in December No change in PVC resin prices (ROLLS FLAT). LLDPE resin price down $.02/lb.
Stretch film resin pricing - LLDPE Polyethylene trading was good; volumes were above average and prices rose again. The season of holiday priced specials came and went and shelves are starting to look bare. Stretch film producers who assumed that prices would just continue lower were somewhat stunned by the lack of material availability and higher price levels. Trade Reports December 2016
LLDPE – stretch film demand picks up as distributor restocking continues. Trade Reports January 2017