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The 2019 Packaging Material Cost Forecast was prepared in June in time for budgeting. In the July edition of Pack Trax we explore several ways to sharpen sourcing decision making building on points made in recent business books on decision making.
Report Overview
U.S. & North American Aluminum Industry
Aluminum Can Stock Price History
Forecast Cost for Aluminum Can Stock post tariffs
Direct Tariff impact on Can Stock Costs / Prices
Example Beverage Can Cost Impact using our Proprietary Cost Model Software

Direct Impact on Flexible Packaging applications of new tariffs.
Aluminum Foil Price History
Forecast Cost for Aluminum Foil post tariffs

U.S. & North American Tinplate Industry
U.S. Tinplate Price History
U.S. Tinplate Import by Country
Price of Import Tinplate by Country
Direct Impact of tariffs on Tinplate Costs
Example Food Can Cost Impact for example food cans using our Proprietary Cost Model Software
Projected Forecast for Tinplate Prices post tariffs

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Sep 1, 2018   September2018 News
The current edition of Pack Trax is full of news and recommendations you can use. The packaging sourcing strategy commentary outlines ways to "Create the Suppliers You Need" through reverse marketing. The cost reduction focus for the latest edition deals with packaging cost reduction through Print & Color Management. We outline several recommendations for how packaging end-users can get after this important cost factor. We also define ways that you can Avoid Exploitation Because of tariffs on Aluminum and Steel in the U.S. For a Free Trial please use the Sample Requests screen on this website.