Prime polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) prices edged a cent higher last week, while March PE contracts rose $0.04/lb and PP contracts jumped a full dime.
Eight variations of a sustainable theme for refillable packaging range from reusable PET bottles of soap at Walmart to refillable bags for kibble at Petco.
Upstream polyethylene inventories are bulging at record levels, but much of the resin is packed in warehouses and destined for export.
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April initiative seeks to raise PE prices an average of $0.06/lb.
As more capacity comes online during the year, producers will have to find a way to move surplus resin at some point. In the meantime, more price increases are on the table.
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