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RE: Polyethylene Resin Price Increase
The Dow Chemical Company (“TDCC”) will increase the sales price for all polyethylene resins by $0.05/lb effective March 1, 2016. This letter replaces all previous price communications.
Products included in this price increase are as follows:
DOWLEX™ Polyethylene (LLDPE) Resins.
TUFLIN™ Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Resins.
All other HDPE and LLDPE Resins (Read the letter)
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Effective March 1, 2016, ExxonMobil Chemical Company will increase the price by $0.05 per pound on all HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, Exceed™ and Enable™ polyethylene resins that you purchase from ExxonMobil Chemical Company. This price increase replaces ExxonMobil Chemical Company’s previously announced price increase.(Read the letter)
"Polyethylene trading was busy; supply was high
and although there was pricing gyration amongst
grades, they averaged out steady."
"LLDPE Butene has been the weakest of the film grades, higher quality resins like Hexene, Octene and Metallocene, while amply available, have developed sizable premiums."
"Some producers are again positioning for a price increase in Feb, but if another $.02-.03/lb came out of contracts instead, we would not be surprised at all."
Trade News February 2016
"LLDPE supplies were generally plentiful, order flow
was heavy and a high volume of material changed
"Export prices in Houston continue to slide amid a demand lull, with Chinese New Year"
Trade News February 2016
LLDPE looking ahead, while strong domestic demand
(expected to continue) is typically a driver for
price increases, weak global feedstock prices, soft
global demand, and improving supplier inventories
will prevent this.
Advice to distributor and film processors manage inventories to meet demand and to watch for any increases in oil prices. “Resin prices should remain flat until oil approaches $60/bbl,” said Burns. “According to the RTi formula, every $10/bbl change in either direction equates to a 4-5¢/lb move in PE prices.” Oil prices were below $38/bbl early last month.
Trade Reports January 2016
How to play in a volatile stretch film arena
Buy only as needed in a softening market
Western Plastics offers authorized distributors lower minimums/shorter lead times for immediate billing
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."
1. The tool was really easy to use.
2. The stretch wrap held better than the current shrink wrap we are using
3. The associates like the fact that they could walk forward instead of walking backwards which is a great safety feature.
4. The pallets were wrapped quicker due to the shrink wrap being pre-stretched so they don't lose the width of wrap
5. The associates were able to wrap taller pallets because of the tool
6. Associates did not have to bend over as much
7. Some associates were using too much wrap because they were used to using the current wrap.
Overall they like the new wrap as long as the tools are available. We had some associates that ended up using the wrap without the tool because we ran low on wrap for awhile. They said they did not like it because it would rip easier and couldn't wrap as tight. I then explained why those issues were happening and let them test it with the tool. After they tested it with the tool I got the same feedback as above.
Stretch Film User Report
su mercado a todo Mexico y Latino America.
Western Plastics ofrece los siguientes productos:
Fílmicos para paletizar - Manual y para Maquina (Stretch Film)
Fílmicos para comida y frutas (Vitafilm)
Aluminio para comida - (Aluminum Foil)
Película para alimentos (Supermercados)
Hojas de aluminio para tacos/burritos (Pop Ups)
Charolas de aluminio (Aluminum Pans)
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Destination: West Coast USA
Longtime dropship repeat on AIR-FLOW VENTED PALLET WRAP
AIR-FLOW PREMIUM STRETCHES 250%
Destination – CA central valley Produce Packer/Shipper (tomatoes/iceberg lettuce)
Local distributor billing
No Western Plastics markings
Wrapped with care using printed AIR-FLOW LOGOFILM to promote brand awareness (also encourages repeat orders)
And the shipment looks sharp!
This current configuration is fast, uses much less stretch film due to its strength and the machine is dependable. We also love the technical support we get when, at a minimum, is needed.
Continue to use us as a reference for future business. We are very satisfied and would like to help out fellow wholesalers as you see fit. (Read - Free Evolution wrapper)