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Bottles & Closures
May 2018 Raw Material Update
 
HDPE bottle resins declined in North America and Asia but moved up modestly in Europe in April.  
 
PP injection molding resins decreased modestly in North America but increased in Europe and Asia in April.
PET bottle resins softened modestly in North America but were higher in Europe and Asia during April
 
 
Polystyrene resins softened modestly in all regions in April.
PVC bottle resins were stable in all regions coming out of April

The 2018 Packaging Material Cost Forecast Update was published in January of 2018.  This 279 page report has become an important part of purchasing and forecasting for more than half the top 25 Food and Consumer Products companies. 
  

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