After years of significant growth, demand for polyurethane use in the North American transportation industry has hit a speed bump, dropping 0.15% from 1.328 billion lbs. (602.4 million kg) in 2000 to 1.326 billion lbs. (601.4 billion kg) in 2002, marketing firm Ducker Research says. That contrasts sharply with growth of 10.9% from 1998 to 2000, the Ducker study indicates. Dick Mericle, executive director-Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API), downplays the falloff in use of ...
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