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…
July & August Raw Material TrendAugust 4, 2016
Sorry about the late post! June’s Midwest Average was $0.80 per lb for July pricing, and July’s Midwest Average for raw material was $0.81 per lb for an August increase in base material cost.