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Bottles & Closures
July 2018 Raw Material Update
 
HDPE & PET bottle resins were flat in July but PP, PVC and Polystyrene resins were modestly softer in July.

Most resins were flat in Europe in Europe.  PET prices continued to move higher but PS resins declined.

In Asia, all resins moved higher with the exception of PVC which were flat in July.

The 2019 Packaging Material Cost Forecast  was published in June 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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