Despite the economic slowdown, many resin buyers are seeing higher prices. PET is the latest commodity resin to post an increase, joining polyethylene, polystyrene and PVC.
In Polymer Points Live, Frank Esposito discusses those resins and explains the factors — including exports, supply outages and feedstock price increases — that enabled sellers to push through increases in August.
Esposito also brings viewers up to speed on which resin may see a big increase in September, and what’s likely in the near term. He also recaps recent changes in recycled and engineering resins.