AKRON, OHIO — Polypropylene buyers are worked up because something is happening, while polyethylene buyers are worked up because nothing is happening. Welcome to the North American resin market!
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.