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Bottles & Closures
October 2021 Raw Material Update

Here is a recap of price changes coming  into Q4 2021.  

North America
HDPE blow molding resin - 3%
PP Injection molding resin -4%
PET Bottle Resin +5%
PVC Bottle Resin +6%.  

Latin America
HDPE +2%
PP +3%

Europe
HDPE Resin All Resins are higher on stronger naphtha and energy inputs
PP
PET Bottle Resin
PVC Bottle Resin
Polystyrene 

Asia
HDPE +12%
PP +14%
PET Bottle Resin +12%

The 2021 Packaging Material Cost Forecast Update was completed in late January. This 325 page report has become an important part of purchasing and budgeting for more than half the top 25 Food and Consumer Products companies. 

  
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