North American prices fall for polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC

Plastics May 25, 2012 No Comments

PolypropyleneAn uncertain demand picture and increasing feedstock supplies have combined to drive down North American prices for polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC resin since May 1.

Regional polyethylene prices are down an average of 7 cents per pound, while polypropylene prices have tumbled 10 cents and PVC prices have taken a 2-cent dip, according to buyers and market watchers contacted recently by Plastics News.

via Plastics News – North American prices fall for polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC.

Rod Sherkin

Rod is a former senior executive, responsible for Purchasing, for both Pillsbury and Ball Packaging back in the 80’s and 90’s. Since then, he has continued to work in the Purchasing field as both a consultant and founder of the website Propurchaser.com.

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