Melamine

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
Introduction15
Manufacturing processes17
Environmental issues20
Supply and demand by region21
United States21
Producing companies21
Salient statistics21
Consumption22
Laminates23
Conventional laminates24
Laminate flooring25
Surface coatings26
Automotive finishes—OEM27
Metal containers28
Coil coatings28
Metal furniture29
Other29
Wood adhesives29
Molding compounds30
Paper treating31
Paper coatings31
Paper wet-strength resins32
Textile treating32
Other32
Ceiling tiles33
Flame retardants33
Tire cord34
Miscellaneous34
Price35
Trade36
Imports36
Exports37
Canada38
Salient statistics38
Consumption39
Price40
Trade41
Imports41
Exports41
Mexico41
Salient statistics41
Consumption42
Price42
Central and South America43
Producing companies43
Salient statistics43
Consumption45
Western Europe46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics47
Production48
Consumption48
Laminates50
Conventional laminates51
Laminate flooring51
Wood adhesives52
Surface coatings53
Molding compounds54
Textile and paper treating55
Other55
Flame retardants and melamine salts55
Concrete superplasticizers56
Miscellaneous56
Price56
Trade57
Imports58
Exports59
Central and Eastern Europe60
Producing companies60
Salient statistics60
Consumption61
Middle East63
Producing companies63
Salient statistics63
Consumption64
Japan65
Producing companies65
Salient statistics66
Consumption66
Wood adhesives67
Surface coatings68
Laminates68
Molding compounds68
Textile and paper treating69
Other69
Price70
Trade70
Imports71
Exports72
China73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics77
Consumption78
Price80
Trade80
Imports80
Exports81
Other Asia82
Producing companies82
Salient statistics 83
Consumption 83
Africa and Oceania 86
Salient statistics 86
Consumption 86
Bibliography 88
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