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$89.3 Billion in total output generated by polyurethanes
57K Polyurethane jobs directly generated in 1,000 locations across the U.S.
260K Total jobs created by polyurethanes
$38.8 Billion in output directly generated by polyurethanes

A major job creator in the United States, each job in the polyurethanes industry yields four more jobs indirectly. This is known as the multiplier effect, where the spending activity generated by an industry is used to support other industries and jobs through purchases of supplies, equipment, services, etc. and wages to employees which are spent on consumer goods and services, housing, etc.

The contributions of the polyurethanes industry to the U.S. economy are numerous.

The Economic Benefits of the U.S. Polyurethanes Industry 2019

The Economic Benefits of the U.S. Polyurethanes Industry 2019

The contributions of the polyurethanes industry to the U.S. economy are numerous. The polyurethanes industry generates upstream jobs in direct supplier industries and even more in expenditure-induced employment. Nearly five jobs are created for each job in the U.S. polyurethanes industry. This is known as the multiplier effect, where the spending activity generated by an industry is used to support other industries and jobs through purchases of supplies, equipment, services, etc. and wages to employees which are spent on consumer goods and services, housing, etc. 

The Contributions of Insulation to the U.S. Economy in 2019

The Contributions of Insulation to the U.S. Economy in 2019

The insulation industry provides significant contributions to the U.S. economy. Insulation manufacturing is a $17.5 billion business and directly employs more than 39,000 people across 45 states.

 

End-Use Market Survey on the Polyurethanes Industry in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

2018 End Use Market Survey for the Polyurethanes Industry in the United States, Canada and Mexico

The 2018 End-Use Market Survey for the Polyurethanes Industry in the United States, Canada and Mexico, provides a breakdown of polyurethane production by type and by major end-use market for each country. In addition, a historical review of data from 2010 – 2018 is presented.

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