April Midwest AverageApril 17, 2017
April’s pricing increased $0.02 per lb based on March’s Midwest Average for raw material. Pricing appears to be trending up in the month of April which would cause and increase in May pricing as well.
February Raw material trendFebruary 9, 2017
Pricing for the month of February is up three cents with a Midwest Average of $0.90 per lb rounded to two places. Current trend for March is that prices are up a couple of cents as well, as the Midwest aluminum premium is running at a 21 month high.
January 2016 PricingJanuary 11, 2017
Midwest Average bumped up slightly to $0.87 per lb (rounded to 2 places) from $0.86 prior month in December, leading to a small increase in January pricing.
December 2016 PricingDecember 8, 2016
The published Midwest Average went up $0.04 in November, bringing the base Midwest Average to $0.86 per lb for material purchased in December. Current trend is holding at the $0.86 average for December.
November 2016 current pricingNovember 2, 2016
October’s Midwest Average was $0.82 / lb up $0.04 from September (which was at $0.78 / lb), which means base raw material prices for the month of November are higher and you should have purchased more extrusions in October! Currently material costs are trending up…