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Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Solid-State Resins

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary7
Introduction11
Manufacturing processes13
Polymerization13
Technology14
Conversion17
Blow molding17
Sheet and film extrusion/thermoforming (CPET And APET)17
Recycling19
End uses21
Beverage containers21
Carbonated soft drinks21
Bottled water21
New Age beverages22
Alcoholic beverages23
Dairy products24
Food containers24
Nonfood containers25
Film and sheet26
Amorphous PET (APET)26
Crystallizable PET (CPET)27
Other27
Supply and demand by region29
World29
Capacity29
Producing companies31
Salient statistics32
Consumption34
Price37
Trade38
North America41
Overview41
Capacity41
Salient statistics41
Consumption43
Trade45
United States46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics47
Consumption49
Trade51
Canada52
Producing companies52
Salient statistics52
Consumption54
Trade56
Mexico57
Producing companies57
Salient statistics58
Consumption59
Trade61
South America62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics63
Consumption64
Trade66
Western Europe67
Producing companies67
Salient statistics69
Consumption71
Trade74
Central Europe74
Producing companies74
Salient statistics75
Consumption76
Trade78
CIS and Baltic States79
Producing companies79
Salient statistics80
Consumption81
Trade83
Middle East84
Producing companies84
Salient statistics86
Consumption87
Trade89
Africa90
Producing companies90
Salient statistics91
Consumption92
Trade94
Indian Subcontinent95
Producing companies95
Salient statistics97
Consumption98
Trade100
Northeast Asia100
Overview100
Capacity100
Salient statistics101
Consumption103
Trade105
China105
Producing companies105
Salient statistics107
Consumption109
Trade111
Japan111
Producing companies111
Salient statistics112
Consumption113
Trade115
South Korea116
Producing companies116
Salient statistics116
Consumption118
Trade119
Taiwan120
Producing companies120
Salient statistics121
Consumption122
Trade124
Southeast Asia125
Producing companies125
Salient statistics126
Consumption127
Trade129
Bibliography131
Revisions132
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