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Anticipation of polyolefins price increase prevail in Poland

Anticipation of polyolefins price increase prevail in Poland

High prices and low supply persist in the polyolefin market. Some players stocked up at the beginning of the month, observing a steady rise in prices and material shortages, while others are holding back in the hope of a change in trend.

Stadler designs and installs light packaging plant in Portugal

Stadler designs and installs light packaging plant in Portugal

Stadler Selecciona S.L.U. (a subsidiary of Stadler Anlagenbau GmbH) has designed and installed a light packaging plant for Valorsul to increase capacity and simplify operation at its Centro de Triagem do Oeste waste treatment facility in Cadaval, in the Greater Lisbon District of Portugal.

LDPE offers may reach €1,500/t in Poland

LDPE offers may reach €1,500/t in Poland

According to market players, converters are making cautious purchases this month. Most large manufacturers of finished products bought more material in January ahead of the anticipated price increase.

Stadler and Krones close the plastics circular economy loop

Stadler and Krones close the plastics circular economy loop

Stadler Anlagenbau GmbH, in collaboration with Krones, has designed and installed the new Republic Services Polymer Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, which processes plastic bottles, jugs and containers to produce plastic materials ready for use in new packaging. The first of its kind in North America, this facility closes the circular economy to meet the rising demand for high-quality and food-grade recycled plastic.

Polyolefins rise in value in Poland

Polyolefins rise in value in Poland

The polyolefin market has started reviving in H1 January. Market players say that in addition to completing December deliveries, they already have new orders for PP and PE, with the former bought more frequently than the latter.

Polyolefins may rise in value in January

Polyolefins may rise in value in January

Demand has been low in the Polish polyolefin market in the last pre-holiday week, according to Chem-Courier’s data. Converters have been tapping into their raw material stocks or purchasing only small batches.

LDPE value lost 20 EUR/t

LDPE value lost 20 EUR/t

According to traders, clients have been ordering both large lots of several hundred tonnes and small ones of under 24 t delivered on pallets.

Polyolefins to keep getting cheaper in December

Polyolefins to keep getting cheaper in December

Despite raw material depreciation, converters did not buy more, they continue to purchase raw materials only on an as-needed basis. Some of them are using the stocks built during previous months

Polish traders offer discounts on polyolefins

Polish traders offer discounts on polyolefins

Polish converters continue to buy polyolefins on an ad hoc basis, and if possible, hold off new purchases in anticipation of further price cuts. Packaging remains one of the most active consuming industries.

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