SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 26, 2008 07:30 ET

Slowing House Construction Affects North American Vinyl Producers, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 26, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- While one generally regards the slowing of the housing-construction market as primarily affecting contractors and the manufacturers of structural materials such as cement, the market is also affecting the Chemical Processing Industry, particularly manufacturers of vinyls, which are used in products such as vinyl siding, moldings, and PVC piping. One example of a company affected by the housing slowdown is Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE:GGC) (Atlanta, Georgia), which gets about two-thirds of its revenues from vinyls and aromatics, including acetone, cumene and phenol.

For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/showNews.jsp?newsitemID=141532, or browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.

Industrial Info Resources (IIR) is a marketing information service specializing in industrial process, energy and financial related markets with products and services ranging from industry news, analytics, forecasting, plant and project databases, as well as multimedia services. For more information send inquiries to chemicalsgroup@industrialinfo.com or visit us online at www.industrialinfo.com.

Related News Articles

Natural Gas Distributor El Paso Sees 194% Jump in 3Q Profit

Natural Gas Hedges Bring Large Quarterly Income for Energy Future Holdings

Higher Natural Gas Prices Quadruple ONEOK's Profits

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joe Govreau
    713-783-5147