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Flexible Foam, Rigid Foam and CASE Markets Explored in
Individual Volumes of the 2010 End-Use Market Survey

WASHINGTON (December 11, 2012) - The  Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council today announced that end-use data is now available for sale in volumes focused on individual segments of the polyurethanes value chain. The three volumes offer an assessment of 2010 polyurethane production by end-use for the United States, Canada and Mexico specific to flexible foam ; rigid foam ; and coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (CASE) , binders , reaction injection molding (RIM) , and other products. Click here for a copy of the order form .

These three volumes are part of the 2010 End-Use Market Survey for the Polyurethanes Industry in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Each market segment data set-Volume 2: Flexible Foams, Volume 3: Rigid Foams, and Volume 4: CASE, Binders, RIM- is priced at $500 for CPI members and $750 for non-members.

"The 2010 End-Use Survey data delves into specific segments of the broader polyurethanes market between 2008 and 2010, providing valuable insight into where the industry has been and in what direction it is moving," said Lee Salamone, senior director of CPI. "The individual volumes are essential reading for polyurethane executives and professionals, as well as a highly desirable tool for any business that touches specific end-use segments of the polyurethanes market."

Based on data collected by IAL Consultants, which is retained by CPI, these volumes provide detailed analysis of the end-use market for each polyurethane type, including a breakdown of issues and trends. For example, Volume 2: Flexible Foams, is comprised of nearly 250 pages, covering raw material demand in North America, total production of the primary types of flexible foam, and analysis and overview of four major end-use areas-automotive, furniture and bedding, construction, and insulated appliances. The data is illustrated by helpful charts and graphs. The full End-Use Market Survey, inclusive of the three volumes and other information, is also available for sale on CPI's Website


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