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Bottles & Closures
August 2018 Raw Material Update
 
HDPE resin prices were down in all regions in August of relatively weak demand, oversupply and soft ethylene values.

Polypropylene and PET bottle resin prices moved higher in all regions in August on strong summer beverage demand and higher input costs.

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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