Customer Logins

Obtain the data you need to make the most informed decisions by accessing our extensive portfolio of information, analytics, and expertise. Sign in to the product or service center of your choice.

Customer Logins

Neopentyl/Polyhydric Alcohols

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 7
Summary 8
Introduction 15
Manufacturing processes 17
Pentaerythritol 17
Neopentyl glycol 17
Trimethylolpropane 18
Trimethylolethane 18
Dimethylolpropionic acid 19
Supply and demand by region 20
United States 20
Producing companies 20
Salient statistics 21
Production 22
Consumption 22
Neopentyl glycol 24
Coating resins 25
Unsaturated polyester resins 28
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 29
Other 30
Pentaerythritol 31
Alkyd resins 32
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 35
Rosin and tall oil esters 36
Pentaerythritol tetranitrate 36
Other 36
Trimethylolpropane 36
Coating resins 37
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 38
Multifunctional acrylates/methacrylates 38
Polyether polyols for urethanes 41
Other 41
Trimethylolethane 41
Coating resins 41
Other 42
Dimethylolpropionic acid 42
Wood coatings 44
Textiles 44
Leather 45
Glass-fiber sizes 45
Automotive 45
Other 45
Price 45
Trade 46
Imports 46
Exports 48
Canada 50
Salient statistics 50
Consumption 50
Trade 51
Mexico 52
Salient statistics 52
Consumption 53
Trade 54
Central and South America 55
Salient statistics 55
Consumption 56
Western Europe 59
Producing companies 59
Salient statistics 60
Consumption 61
Neopentyl glycol 63
Coating resins 64
Unsaturated polyester resins 65
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 65
Other 65
Pentaerythritol 65
Alkyd resins 66
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 67
Rosin and tall oil esters 67
Pentaerythritol tetranitrate 68
Other 68
Trimethylolpropane 68
Coating resins 69
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 70
Multifunctional acrylates/methacrylates 70
Other 71
Dimethylolpropionic acid 71
Trimethylolethane 72
Price 73
Trade 74
Imports 74
Exports 75
Central and Eastern Europe 76
Producing companies 76
Salient statistics 77
Consumption 77
Middle East 79
Producing companies 79
Salient statistics 80
Consumption 81
Africa 83
Salient statistics 83
Consumption 83
Japan 85
Producing companies 85
Salient statistics 86
Production 86
Consumption 87
Neopentyl glycol 88
Coating resins 89
Unsaturated polyester resins 90
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 90
Other 90
Pentaerythritol 91
Alkyd resins and rosin esters 92
Neopolyol esters for lubricants 92
Multifunctional acrylates/methacrylates 93
Other 93
Trimethylolpropane 93
Coating resins 94
Multifunctional acrylates/methacrylates 95
Other 95
Dimethylolpropionic acid 95
Trimethylolethane 96
Alkyd resins 96
Other 96
Other 96
Price 96
Trade 98
Imports 98
Exports 98
China 99
Producing companies 99
Salient statistics 103
Production 104
Consumption 105
Price 109
Trade 110
Imports 110
Exports 111
Other Asia and Oceania 112
Producing companies 112
Salient statistics 114
Production 114
Consumption 115
Trade 118
Additional resources 120
Revisions 121
Filter Sort