Shift towards shatterproof polymethyl methacrylate materials from glass to foster PMMA market for co

The PMMA market for construction application is projected to witness a lucrative growth rate over the forthcoming years due to key product attributes such as versatile coloring options, high light transmission, weathering, and UV light resistance. Shifting preference away from glass and towards shatterproof PMMA materials is also likely to propel the overall Polymethyl methacrylate market share from construction applications.

At present, key manufacturers and their respective R&D teams are developing new technologies and innovative products to enhance the PMMA market. Citing an instance, in October 2020, the Altuglas International research team in France, reportedly overcame a main technical hurdle of PMMA, that is known for its rigidity, so as to invent ShieldUp Flex sheet. This has been made flexible without having the requirement to add plasticizers as well as without changing the properties of the material.

ShieldUp Flex is known to be impact and chemical resistant, making this patented innovation one of the best solutions for projects that need transparency, durability, flexibility, shock resistance, and light weight. This kind of new innovation will be well suited for numerous applications.

Global Market Insights, Inc., forecasts that PMMA market for construction application size will be worth $3 billion by 2024.

Germany PMMA market for construction application is likely to surpass a valuation of approximately $125 million by the end of the analysis time period. This anticipated growth is ascribed to the increasing consumption of organic food, which is further increasing greenhouse construction activities. Properties including high insulation, longer life span, and easy installation have further supported the use of PMMA material for greenhouse construction, thereby favoring the industry growth.

Rapidly increasing construction activities across Saudi Arabia backed by Vision 2030 initiative is expected to drive the construction sector in Saud Arabia. Ongoing and upcoming projects such as Riyadh metro, Jeddah tower, and NEOM are likely to have a positive impact on the MEA construction sector, thereby amplifying the market size. Moreover, the product offers various useful key attributes including heat resistance, impact strength, tensile strength, and flexural strength which is anticipated to surge the PMMA market for construction application growth.

Companies are also engaged in strategic agreements to consolidate their industry position, which is likely to boost investments in extension of product line and capacity expansion. Citing an instance, in May 2020, Lucite International, a renowned leader, in acrylics, and Agilyx Corporation, reportedly started working to deliver a substantial contribution to the Circular Economy for polymethyl methacrylate materials with the support of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, parent company of Lucite International.

PMMA is among one of the few plastics which could be chemically de-polymerized as well as purified in order to form a virgin quality monomer. Forming a new agreement with Agilyx, Lucite International would be using Agilyx depolymerization technology to describe the most appropriate chemical recycling infrastructure for recycling of PMMA.

Polycasa NV, SABIC, Arkema Group, and Mitsubishi chemical group among many others are some of the key players operating in the PMMA market for construction application.

How To Close Your Presentation Confidently

To close your presentation confidently is not as hard as one would think, remember in my last post we talked about dealing with objections, so if you have dealt effectively with these your close should not be that hard, we really do not want a hard sell situation, in fact if we have prepared the way with our own story, the prospect will be ready to close themselves.

A few things we can say to motivate them to make their decision as we finish our presentation: “And that’s it”. This phrase leaves the next bit up to them, if you felt that they needed a bit more prompting you could finish with “and the rest is up to you” this will put the ball into their court and move them towards a decision, another good phrase to finish on would be “Well, what do you think?”, or for a slightly harder finish, we could put all three phrases together as in, “And that’s it, the rest is up to you, what do you think”. By now your prospect has all the information needed, another test close we could try would be,” In your opinion would this (solve your cash flow situation)(allow you to spend more time at home with your family)etc. Sounds to me like you are ready to join.

Another great question to ask is, “If you were to join now, what would be the best benefit to you?” remember even at this stage you may get objections, always try to turn objections into a question, never be defensive, we could say something like, “I am sure you have a reason for saying that, what is it?” If we get objections about the cost of joining, we could turn the situation around by saying “let me ask you a question, Isn’t it possible for you to get more benefit from this business than your initial investment?”

Your prospect may have been in network marketing before and will come up with, “tried this type of business before, it doesn’t work”, our reply can be along the lines of – “It looks to me that in the past you experienced that it didn’t work for you because you didn’t have your why in place, or financially you were in your comfort zone, would that be right?” We need to dig for their need their why, there must be one otherwise they would not be here, address that need for them.

Finding Divine Gifts – Coming Fully Into the Present Moment

The divine is always with us and always waiting for US to recognize and welcome its presence. That is its gift to us. However, to receive this gift, we must be in the present. An important aspect for being fully in the present moment is “Completing Incompletions.” An incompletion is simply that – something that is not complete. It could be anything: unpaid bills; anger or resentment toward someone or thing; projects around the house; something you said you would do but then never did, etc.

Something in our lives that is not complete holds a portion of our energy until it is complete. At some level we are thinking about it, worrying about it, trying to figure out what to do about it. Even if you think you’ve forgotten about it and let it go, you haven’t. This is the body’s natural tendency toward integrity, toward being complete and free.

To the extent we have incompletions in our life we are being robbed of vital life force energy, energy we could be using to create an extremely fulfilling life. Incompletions also block us from receiving clear guidance from our higher selves. We’ve got part of ourselves holding the energy of these incompletions and therefore we cannot pay full attention to the divine messages trying to get through. Actually, the message that is trying to get through is “complete your incompletions.” That’s why we keep thinking and worrying about them.

When it comes to completing incompletions in relationships (whether with a mother, father, sibling, spouse, friend, or co-worker) a big part is forgiveness – forgiveness both for ourselves and others. Interestingly, forgiveness means to “give as before,” no longer withholding or holding back. (Side note: we all think forgiveness is a great thing, and I agree, however, have you ever noticed that forgiveness has judgment built into it? If you feel you must forgive someone, you have passed judgment on them that what they have done is bad, wrong, and should not have happened. Now who’s the bad guy? Interesting, yes?)

There are a couple of good metaphors that can help us better understand the importance of truly letting go of the supposed “wrongs” we believe another person has done to us. Being angry with, spiteful toward, or withholding from another person is like holding a hot coal in your own hand with the idea that you are going to throw it at them – but you never do. It just burns and burns YOU. Or, said another way, it’s like drinking poison expecting the other person to die. In these examples you can see it makes no sense. All you have to do is drop the hot coal and don’t take the poison.

Incompletions in relationships are some of the most detrimental and life-sucking ones we can experience. However, all the incompletions in our life, from the $10 you may still owe someone, to the book you borrowed and have yet to return, to the projects around the house you keep putting off. They all drain you each and every moment. For truly free and energized living you must complete these incompletions. Identifying and completing your incompletions is a key piece of my coaching system. You can experience the freedom accomplishing this can provide in your life.

Try this:

Look into all the areas of your life. What is obviously incomplete? Make a list of those things. Just making the list and getting these things out of your head and onto paper will restore some energy for you. Then look at the list and select one or two things to complete. Start with a couple of easy ones so you can build momentum, and then work up to the more challenging incompletions. As you complete things, one by one, cross them off the list with a big smile on your face, then take on the next one that feels right – until you’ve crossed them all off the list.

Notice the amazing energy restored at each step along the way, and the exponentially rising access to major good mojo!