ARLINGTON, Va. - The Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API) is conducting an End-Use Market Study of the Polyurethanes Industry in NAFTA (United States, Canada and Mexico) for 2004. The study will quantify the use of polyurethanes by end-use market segment, material type, and raw materials; evaluate growth patterns since 1998; and identify trends affecting material and product usage.

Particular areas of interest in this year's study are the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers sector of the polyurethane market, as well as the fast-growing use of polyurethanes in Mexico. For more information, visit, or call API at 703/741.5656.