Your Business Pricing Update

Schut, Jan H.
August 2003
Plastics Technology;Aug2003, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p97
Trade Publication
Presents pricing update for resin commodities as of August 2003. Decrease in the price of polyethylene resin; Reasons for increase in the price of polystyrene resin; Factors contributing to increase in the price of polypropylene resin.


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