Asia Manufacturing Cost Drivers Report- 12/15

Asia manufacturing raw materials prices ended 2105 mixed in December. Plastics were stable or up in price slightly while rubber prices continued to drop. Carbon steel also saw an increase while stainless grades were down. Aluminum and other metals were also up a bit but wood, paper, ceramics, labor, freight and textiles were mostly unchanged.

Asia Manufacturing Cost Drivers Report – 11/15

General Purpose Plastic resin prices were down in price another 2%-8% except PET which was unchanged. Year-over-year, most prices are still significantly lower on average by over 25%, led by General Purpose PP which is down by over 34%. PET is the notable exception and is actually up in price by over 9% year-over-year.

Asia Manufacturing Cost Drivers Report – 10/15

Almost all General Purpose Plastic resin prices moved favorable again in October except PET which also moved up again in price by 3.7%. Year-over-year, most prices are still significantly lower on average by over 23%, led by General Purpose PP which is down by over 34%. One notable exception is PET which is up in price by over 9% year-over-year.

2014 Vendor of the Year Award

Libbey (LBY), the No. 1 glassware company in the Americas and one of the largest tableware suppliers in the world, designs, produces, and markets an extensive line of high-quality tableware including glassware, ceramic dinnerware, metal flatware, hollowware, serveware and home decor items in over 100 countries

The American Purchasing Society 2009 Excellent Supplier Award

The American Purchasing Society has selected Source International of Louisville, Kentucky and Xiamen, China as a recipient of their 2009 Excellent Supplier Award. Source International is a supply management agent in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macao, and Thailand. The company was nominated by Michael Bunge, CPP, CPPM, Corporate Supply Chain Manager for Libbey, Inc.

Libbey Outstanding Vendor Award

Libbey, Inc. has selected Source International of Louisville, Kentucky and Xiamen, China as a recipient of their 2010 Outstanding Supplier Award. Source International is Libbey’s supply management agent in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macao,Thailand and Bangladesh. The award was presented by