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Polyester Film

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive Summary5
Summary6
Introduction10
Manufacturing process12
Supply and demand by region14
United States14
Producing companies14
Salient statistics16
Consumption17
Packaging18
Electrical/electronic19
Imaging (photographic film and graphic arts)20
Release films20
Reprographics21
Labels and decals21
Metallized polyester film21
Other22
Price23
Trade23
Canada24
Mexico24
South America25
Western Europe27
Producing companies27
Salient statistics28
Consumption29
Packaging30
Electrical/electronic31
Photographic film and graphic arts31
Reprographics31
Industrial and other31
Price31
Trade32
Central Europe36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics36
Consumption37
Trade37
CIS and Baltic States38
Producing companies38
Salient statistics39
Consumption39
Trade39
Middle East40
Producing companies40
Salient statistics42
Consumption43
Trade43
Africa44
Producing companies44
Salient statistics45
Indian Subcontinent45
China47
Producing companies47
Salient statistics50
Consumption50
Price52
Japan52
Producing companies52
Salient statistics54
Consumption54
Flat panel displays55
Packaging56
Electrical/electronic57
Photographic film58
Magnetic media58
Other industrial uses58
Price59
Trade59
South Korea59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics60
Taiwan62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics62
Other Asia63
Appendix66
Additional resources67
Revisions68
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