Politics is all about winning and losing -- so a question to consider today is, how will U.S. manufacturers fare in an Obama administration? This Bloomberg.com story notes that some potential winners could be companies involved in efforts to use compressed natural gas as automotive fuel. It quotes Oklahoma oilman Aubrey McClendon saying that "A Democratic administration is more likely to pursue the use of CNG as a fuel." Diverting natural gas to automotive fuel could have an indirect impact on plastics manufacturers, since natural gas is an important feedstock for plastic resins. Chemical companies surely can adapt to the change in Washington. How will plastics processors handle the changes?
What will Obama mean to manufacturers?
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