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Sealants consumption in U.S. to increase through 2009.

The consumption of sealants in the U.S. was estimated at 1.3 billion pounds in 2004, with a value of $2 billion. According to Sealants, VIII, a new marketing study released by Skeist Incorporated, sealants consumption is forecasted to grow to an annual consumption level of 1.5 billion pounds by 2009.

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The sealants business is primarily dependant on two industries for its consumption levels, construction and automotive. High volume sealants are based on silicone, polyurethane, polybutylene, polyvinyl chloride, and acrylic latices. More information on this study is available at www.skeistinc.com.
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Title Annotation:Business & Industry
Publication:JCT CoatingsTech
Date:Nov 1, 2005
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