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LLDPE STRONGER DEMAND "resin markets saw another
busy week; demand was strong"
PE UP "prices for both Polyethylene and Polypropylene rose again. Cracker outages and monomer’s logistical limitations have created resin production challenges thus tightening supplies."
GOT LEGS "This rally, which is still in its early stages, seems to have legs."
MARKET FORCES I "Ethylene trading was active, reeling from several cracker outages and another declaration of Force Majeure, this time by CP Chem at its Port Arthur site."
SWIFT BUSINESS TO BE DONE "Polyethylene trading was swift and prices continued to rise,"
SOLID LLDPE "resin trading was strong, volumes were solid and prices rose $.01-.02/lb;"
BULL MARKET "We have been friendly/bullish this market for about a month so far and maintain our upward bias."
MARKET FORCES ll "Lyondell Basell already had declared force majeure on ethylene feedstock made at its plant in La Porte, Texas."
TIGHTER SUPPLY DRIVES PRICES "tighten supply in a North American PE market"
NO RESIN RELIEF SEEN "Regional PE prices have not seen a decrease since late 2012."
LLDPE LIKELY STRENGTH "July resin prices could still roll flat across the board, but we see a strengthening potential for a rise in prices come August."
AUGUST INCREASE - "if the export market heats up again, Polyethylene could potentially take another leg higher. There were price increases issued months ago, but the amounts were not consistent amongst producers; we would not be surprised to see some oldies get cancelled and fresh nominations issued for August"
Packaging Sources July 2014
Foodservice Trade News Aluminum in Bull Market as Investors Lured by Shortage Outlook. Aluminum entered a bull market in London and traded near the highest in 16 months on speculation demand will exceed supply for the metal used in everything from cars to packaging. Aluminum is another metal with improving fundamentals, so we’re not surprised to see the price rally. Aluminum for delivery in three months advanced 2 percent, about 20 percent above the closing low on Feb. 3.
Foodservice Packaging - Aluminum Rises. Aluminum
reached a 16-month high. Aluminum extended gains to
$2,036 a ton, the highest since February 2013, after
entering a bull market yesterday amid bets that
demand will outstrip supply.
Trade Reports July 2014
TRADE NEWS: This just
FOODSERVICE TRADE NEWS
Aluminum suppliers consolidation continues apace (Read letter)
TRADE NEWS – Foodservice
Aluminum producer Alcoa has reported a jump in earnings on strong metals pricing and lower costs as it confirmed its outlook for 7% aluminum demand growth in 2014.
July 2014 reporting season
Watch this space
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.
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Película para alimentos (Supermercados)
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Charolas de aluminio (Aluminum Pans)
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Wrapped with care using Printed LOGOFILM to promote brand awareness and encourage repeat orders
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Just wanted to reach out to you and let you know that after having your Evolution wrap machine using XP Pre-Stretched film for close to 2 years, we are very satisfied with its performance. One of my biggest concerns overseeing our night crew is giving them reliable and consistent tools to make their job as efficient as possible. Quite honestly, I don’t want them coming to me complaining about a machine that doesn’t work. Mission Accomplished!
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)