Raw materials for plastics production are the main components of the plastics industry and are vital for the production of plastics. Raw materials are usually derived from natural resources such as petroleum derivatives and natural gas, which are used in the petrochemical industry.
In plastics production, raw materials have a direct impact on the quality, cost, production process and properties of the end product. For example, different raw materials can be used to produce different types of plastics. In addition, good quality raw materials lead to better quality end products.
The price of raw materials is an important factor for plastics producers. Therefore, changes in raw material prices can affect the profit margins of plastics producers and ultimately be passed on to end consumers.
As a result, the importance of raw materials in the plastics manufacturing process is immense and the provision of quality, affordable raw materials is vital for the plastics industry.