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HDPE, PP resin prices inch up in month of June

By: Frank Esposito

AKRON, OHIO — Supply issues led North American prices for polypropylene and high density polyethylene resin to climb in June.PP prices moved up an average of 3 cents per pound, as three companies now have reported production challenges. HDPE prices got nudged up an average of 2 cents per pound as a result of supply issues on both the resin and feedstock sides, and stronger demand.

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