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Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Resins (ABS)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
Producers7
Consumption8
Price12
Trade13
Introduction15
Industry structure and dynamics16
Manufacturing processes18
Emulsion process18
Continuous mass (or bulk) process18
Suspension process18
Supply and demand by region19
North America19
Overview19
Producing companies19
Salient statistics19
Consumption20
Trade21
United States21
Producing companies21
Salient statistics22
Consumption23
Appliances24
Transportation25
Electronics/electrical25
Building and construction25
Other26
Alloys26
Trade27
Canada27
Producing companies27
Salient statistics27
Consumption28
Trade29
Mexico29
Producing companies29
Salient statistics30
Consumption31
Trade31
South America31
Producing companies31
Salient statistics32
Consumption32
Trade33
Western Europe33
Producing companies34
Salient statistics35
Consumption36
Electronics/electrical36
Appliances36
Transportation (automotive)37
Alloys37
Building and construction37
Other37
Trade37
Central Europe37
Producing companies37
Salient statistics38
Consumption38
Trade39
CIS and Baltic States39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics40
Consumption40
Trade41
Middle East41
Producing companies41
Salient statistics42
Consumption43
Trade44
Africa44
Indian Subcontinent46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics47
Consumption47
Trade48
Northeast Asia48
Overview49
Producing companies49
Salient statistics49
Consumption49
Trade50
China50
Producing companies50
Salient statistics52
Consumption52
Appliances53
Electrical/electronics53
Transportation (automotive)53
Other54
Trade54
Japan54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics55
Consumption55
Electrical/electronic applications56
Transportation (automotive)57
Appliances57
Building and construction57
Other57
Trade57
South Korea58
Producing companies58
Salient statistics58
Consumption59
Trade60
Taiwan61
Producing companies61
Salient statistics61
Consumption62
Trade63
Southeast Asia63
Producing companies64
Salient statistics64
Consumption65
Trade66
Appendix—Material properties of ABS grades67
Bibliography68
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