The increasing use of polyurethane across a wide range of industries, including automotive, may cause a shortage of the chemical as early as next year, says an executive at Bayer Corp., a key supplier of polyurethane raw materials, systems and equipment. “There is going to be a tightening of the market somewhere between '02-'03,” says Robert R. Kirk, executive vice president-Bayer Polyurethanes Div. “I'm hedging a little bit because it may even be the end of 2001 — it may be very, very ...
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