TITLE

Clorox seeks innovative solutions as price tag for resins increases

AUTHOR(S)
Esposito, Frank
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Plastics News;4/14/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the strategies used by Clorox Co. to manage high resin prices. The firm is a major buyer of polyethylene and polypropylene used in its Glad trash bags, bottles for Clorox bleach and other products. According to senior procurement manager David Lowrance, if high prices are sustained, it can be disruptive to the industry and companies will have to choose between cost reduction and innovation, and that impacts business growth.
ACCESSION #
32145593

 

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