TITLE

Strong first quarter boosts PS sellers' hopes

AUTHOR(S)
Naylor, Linda
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/23/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 63, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the market performance of polystyrene producers for the first quarter (Q1) of 2007. Q1 volumes showed strong growth mainly from extruded polystyrene (XPS), chemical made from general purpose polystyrene and used in the insulation industry. XPS demand is supported by the tightness of expandable polystyrene (EPS). Considered to be undersupply, EPS producers have made plans to increase capacity in the next couple of years, the article reports.
ACCESSION #
24983125

 

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