The committee expects
a close to double digit increase in capital spending to lead next year's economic growth, along with moderately higher consumer spending.
relative price stability for LLDPE through most of the first quarter, and a downward trend likely to start in the second quarter if ethylene prices drop.
In fiscal 2008, the company expects
to open approximately 90 new U.
Even among the processors planning to decrease their reliance on automotive, 21% predict a big increase in dollar volume from this market sector, while 59% foresee a small-to-moderate increase, and only 20% expect
a decrease in their custom automotive business.
However, only 7% expect
new materials of any kind to be the biggest contributors to plastics' market growth in the Nineties.
The Company expects
to provide its fourth quarter and full year 2006 audited results in March 2007.
The Partnership expects
the 2006 fourth quarter gathered volumes to be approximately the same as the 2006 third quarter.
Over the next two to three years, the Company expects
to test a number of opportunities and to continue technical work that is currently underway.
foundries can expect
to find a market in the EC countries for these exported castings.
Although the automotive market, a primary market for our processed metals group, is down approximately six percent from the previous year, we expect
their sales to come in at the forecasted level, primarily driven by improvements in the industrial markets served.
In 1994 all regions expect
gains in SR consumption.
orders in the second half of the year to increase by 10 to 17 percent to the range of $80 to $85 million.
We are in an excellent position as we start the new year and we expect
our 2007 results to benefit fully from the $18 to $20 million in integration cost synergies that we estimated in our original acquisition plan.
our full-year projected financial results will be in line with our prior guidance, and we remain on or ahead of plan in integrating our pre-merger operations, systems and product and service line up.
During the quarter, we expect
to reach our EBITDA and free-cash-flow after maintenance capital-expenditures guidance for the full year of US$4.