CHICAGO (Nov. 9, 3:05 p.m. ET) — Jim Morris and Chris Bezaire may be on different sides of the polyethylene trade — Morris is a PE buyer, Bezaire works for a PE producer. But they both agree that the industry needs to find common ground to improve its pricing practices.
In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.
Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.