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Nylon Fibers

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 7
Summary 8
Top producers 9
Production 10
Consumption 12
Price 14
Trade 16
Introduction 18
Manufacturing processes 20
Polymer manufacture 20
Nylon 6 20
Continuous polymerization process 20
Batch polymerization process 21
Nylon 6621
Fiber manufacture 21
Raw material requirements 22
Fiber applications 23
Apparel 23
Sheer hosiery 23
Intimate apparel 24
Anklets and socks 24
Outerwear and other apparel 24
Industrial fibers 24
Tire cord and fabric 25
Airbags 26
Belting and hose 26
Narrow wovens 26
Rope and cordage 26
Sewing thread, home textiles, and other 26
Bulk continuous filaments—carpets and rugs 27
Environmental issues 29
Supply and demand by region 31
World 31
Producing regions 31
Salient statistics 31
Consumption 33
Trade 34
North America 35
Overview 35
Producing countries 35
Salient statistics 36
Consumption 37
Trade 38
United States 39
Producing companies 39
Salient statistics 41
Consumption 42
Trade 43
Canada 43
Producing companies 43
Salient statistics 44
Consumption 45
Trade 46
Mexico 46
Producing companies 46
Salient statistics 47
Consumption 48
Trade 49
Central and South America 49
Producing companies 49
Salient statistics 51
Consumption 51
Trade 52
Western Europe 53
Producing companies 53
Salient statistics 55
Consumption 56
Trade 57
Central Europe 57
Producing companies 57
Salient statistics 59
Consumption 60
Trade 60
CIS and Baltic States 61
Producing companies 61
Salient statistics 62
Consumption 63
Trade 64
Middle East 64
Producing companies 64
Salient statistics 65
Consumption 67
Trade 68
Africa 68
Producing companies 68
Salient statistics 68
Consumption 69
Trade 70
Indian Subcontinent 70
Producing companies 70
Salient statistics 72
Consumption 73
Trade 74
Northeast Asia 74
Overview 74
Producing countries 74
Salient statistics 75
Consumption 77
Trade 78
Mainland China 78
Producing companies 78
Salient statistics 85
Consumption 86
Apparel 87
Home furnishings/carpets 87
Industrial and other markets 87
Trade 88
Japan 88
Producing companies 88
Salient statistics 89
Consumption 90
Apparel 91
Home furnishings 91
Industrial 91
Trade 91
South Korea 92
Producing companies 92
Salient statistics 92
Consumption 93
Trade 94
Taiwan 95
Producing companies 95
Salient statistics 96
Consumption 97
Trade 98
Southeast Asia 98
Producing companies 98
Salient statistics 100
Consumption 101
Trade 103
Additional resources 104
Revisions 105
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