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Level the Playing Field with Clear Plastic Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 5/2/17 12:42 PM

Is Visibility an Uphill Battle for Your Products?

 

Dumped in a bin or shoved on a shelf, sometimes visibility is an uphill battle for small or unusually shaped products. When your product is unpackaged, it could roll or fall behind other products, obscuring details and becoming frustrating to stock or display in retail settings. Clear plastic packaging levels the playing field, allowing your products to be shipped, sorted and stacked in an orderly way that minimizes damage and loss.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, polystyrene plastic boxes, plastic packaging



Raw Material Costs Impacting the Plastic Packaging Industry Projected to Further Increase

Posted by Alpha Rho on 3/9/17 11:23 AM

 

Extended Outages at AmSty and SABIC Causing Styrene Spot Price Increases

 

Manufacturers of plastic packaging have been faced with a dramatic increase in the price of polystyrene since the fourth quarter of 2016, which achieved an all-time high in February. Price increases over the past few months have included a 5 cents per pound increase in December, an 8 cent increase in February, and most recently a 15 cents per pound increase in March.

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Topics: general-purpose polystyrene, plastic packaging