Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Adhesives and sealants
Some Adhesives & Sealants Sectors Show Resilience
9:09 AM MDT | April 3, 2009 | Gregory DL Morris
Some niche sectors of the battered $30-billion global adhesives and sealants market are showing resilience, and major players are clinging to these niches in the face of the persistent global downturn. Suppliers acknowledge that a 3.5% demand increase in the North American bookbinding market, for example, cannot begin to mitigate a 55% collapse in the continent’s automobile manufacturing sector. However, great variation in growth rates among end-use sectors shows that some opportunities remain, they say. Manufacturers are moving to exploit such options...
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