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Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Resins (ABS)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 6
Summary 7
Producers 8
Consumption 9
Price 13
Trade 14
Introduction 17
Industry structure and dynamics 18
Manufacturing processes 20
Emulsion process 20
Continuous mass (or bulk) process 20
Suspension process 20
Supply and demand by region 21
North America 21
Overview 21
Producing companies 21
Salient statistics 21
Consumption 22
Trade 23
United States 23
Producing companies 23
Salient statistics 24
Consumption 25
Appliances 26
Transportation 27
Electronics/electrical 27
Building and construction 27
Other 28
Alloys 28
Trade 29
Canada 29
Producing companies 29
Salient statistics 29
Consumption 30
Trade 31
Mexico 31
Producing companies 31
Salient statistics 31
Consumption 32
Trade 33
South America 33
Producing companies 33
Salient statistics 33
Consumption 34
Trade 34
Western Europe 34
Producing companies 35
Salient statistics 36
Consumption 37
Electrical/electronics 37
Appliances 37
Transportation (automotive) 38
Alloys 38
Building and construction 38
Other 38
Trade 38
Central Europe 39
Producing companies 39
Salient statistics 39
Consumption 39
Trade 40
CIS and Baltic States 40
Producing companies 40
Salient statistics 41
Consumption 41
Trade 42
Middle East 42
Producing companies 42
Salient statistics 43
Consumption 44
Trade 44
Africa 44
Indian Subcontinent 46
Producing companies 46
Salient statistics 46
Consumption 47
Trade 48
Northeast Asia48
Overview49
Producing companies 49
Salient statistics 49
Consumption 49
Trade 50
Mainland China 50
Producing companies 50
Salient statistics 52
Consumption 52
Appliances 53
Electrical/electronics 53
Transportation (automotive) 53
Other 54
Trade 54
Japan 54
Producing companies 54
Salient statistics 55
Consumption 56
Electrical/electronic applications 56
Transportation (automotive) 57
Appliances 57
Building and construction 57
Other 58
Trade 58
South Korea 58
Producing companies 58
Salient statistics 59
Consumption 59
Trade 60
Taiwan 61
Producing companies 61
Salient statistics 61
Consumption 62
Trade 63
Southeast Asia 63
Producing companies 64
Salient statistics 64
Consumption 65
Trade 66
Appendix—Material properties of ABS grades 67
Additional resources 68
Revisions 69
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