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22/03/2011 - News

As a result of the increased costs over the last few months for virgin and recycled polyethylene as well as other raw materials, we are obliged to announce a 5% price increase effective Friday, April 22, 2011.

This price increase will affect the following product lines:

- Polykar brand of black, clear, clear tinted, and white garbage bags
- E Series line of garbage bags
- Oxo-degradable garbage bags
- Compostable garbage bags
- Food approved poly bags
- Industrial and food grade bags on a roll
- Polyethylene film

Although the raw material price increases are impacting us already, we are hereby giving you a minimum of 30 days notice as per the terms of our agreement. To benefit from current prices, we kindly request your cooperation to submit all orders before Friday, April 15, 2011.

Revised price lists will be made available in the coming days. Please note that given the prevailing geopolitical and economic uncertainty, there may be more price fluctuations in the coming months.

Rest assured that we will continue to provide you with the best quality bags and service as you have always come to expect from us. We thank you for your continued support and collaboration.

Amir Karim
Vice-president, Business Development

Polykar, a family business founded in 1987, is a manufacturer of polyethylene film, garbage bags and food packaging. In 2003, the Saint-Laurent facility obtained the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications simultaneously. Polykar received the ICI ON RECYCLE! Award from Recyc-Québec for excellence in waste management. Polykar is a member of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), of the Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) and of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and the Compost Council of Canada (CCC).

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