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Global Demand for Polycarbonate Led by Auto and Electronics Industries
2:25 PM MST | February 13, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley
Global demand for polycarbonate (PC) is expected to grow about 5%/year to 2016, to about 4.5 million m.t., driven the new developments in the automotive glazing and consumer electronics sectors, according to a new report from IHS Chemical. “Following a drop in demand for polycarbonate during the recession, we are seeing demand growth that is largely being driven by automotive, appliance and electronics applications,” says Adrian Beale, director of global engineering plastics at IHS Chemical. The fastest growth will be in the automotive glazing...
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