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Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary7
Summary9
Introduction13
PMMA properties and benefits14
Manufacturing processes15
Molding and extrusion products/materials15
PMMA sheet (cast and extruded)15
Cast sheet16
Cell casting16
Continuous cast16
Extruded sheet17
Conventional extrusion17
Continuous process17
Other PMMA products18
PMMA recycling18
Environmental issues19
Supply and demand by region20
United States20
Producing companies20
Salient statistics23
Consumption24
PMMA sheet28
PMMA extruded sheet32
PMMA cast sheet32
Molding products36
Medical37
Automotive38
Lighting fixtures and optical lenses39
Housewares and personal accessories39
Appliances39
Optical discs40
Film40
Other40
Price40
Trade43
Imports43
Exports46
Canada49
Producing companies49
Salient statistics49
Consumption50
Trade52
Imports52
Exports53
Mexico54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics55
Consumption56
Sheet56
Molding products57
Trade58
Imports58
Exports59
Central and South America60
Producing companies60
Salient statistics61
Production63
Consumption63
Sheet68
Molding products68
Trade69
Imports69
Imports69
Europe70
Salient statistics70
Consumption71
Western Europe73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics75
Consumption76
Molding and extrusion78
Molded products78
Extruded sheet78
Cast sheet79
Price80
Trade81
Imports81
Exports81
Central and Eastern Europe82
Producing companies82
Salient statistics82
Consumption83
Trade85
Imports85
Exports85
Middle East86
Producing companies86
Salient statistics87
Consumption88
Trade88
Imports88
Exports89
Africa90
Producing companies90
Salient statistics90
Consumption91
Trade91
Imports92
Exports92
Japan93
Producing companies93
Salient statistics94
Consumption96
Molding products99
Automotive99
Electrical/electronic/industrial99
Lighting fixtures100
Other100
Cast and extruded sheet100
Signs and displays101
Electrical/electronic/industrial101
Glazing/construction101
Other101
Price102
Trade103
China104
Producing companies104
Salient statistics107
Consumption109
Automotive110
Lighting fixtures110
Sanitaryware110
Glazing111
Displays111
Other111
Price111
Trade112
Other Asia and Oceania113
Producing companies113
Salient statistics114
Consumption116
India118
Indonesia119
Malaysia121
Philippines123
Singapore125
South Korea127
Taiwan129
Thailand131
Oceania133
Rest of Asia135
Additional resources137
Revisions139
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