Polystyrene plastic pellets utilized by Alpha Rho. Photo: John Savone
Now that the second quarter of 2021 is already underway, the trend is clear: the prices in the resin market are increasing, and if the gap between supply and demand doesn’t shrink, it will continue to go northwards throughout 2021.
Week after week, we see a steady climb in the prices led by supply shortages amid increased demand. Some buyers have become creative amid this crisis by being more liberal with their requirements, expanding their regular technical specifications and product packaging requirements.
On Earth Day and every day, Alpha Rho is proud to practice sustainable measures to minimize our footprint and contribute responsibly to the environment and to our community. Whether it’s through recycling of our waste or utilizing “green power,” we’re doing our part to make a difference. How did we become one of the “greenest” plastic box manufacturing companies in New England? Here are 7 ways: