June 2008
Chemical Week;6/30/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 20, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports that global demand for methyl methacrylate (MMA) is expected to grow 5% per year through 2011. According to SRI Consulting it will be driven by demand for acrylic sheet, surface coatings, and molding/extrusion applications. Demand growth will be led by Asia, at 7%-8% per year, until 2009, pulled by growth in liquid crystal display, construction, and automotive sectors, says Tecnon OrbiChem.


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