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.

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