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Polyvinyl Acetate

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary7
Summary8
Introduction11
Manufacturing processes12
Emulsion and resin preparation 12
Additives 12
Environmental issues14
Supply and demand by region15
United States15
Producing companies15
Major polymerizers of PVAc emulsions and resins for merchant sale15
Polymerizers of PVAc emulsions for captive coatings production17
Polymerizers of PVAc emulsions for captive production of noncoating emulsions18
Salient statistics18
Consumption19
Surface coatings19
Adhesives20
Packaging and labeling21
Construction21
Other22
Paper coatings22
Publication grades23
Label grades23
Board grades23
Textiles23
Other24
Price24
Trade26
Imports26
Exports26
Canada27
Producing companies27
Production27
Consumption28
Trade28
Imports28
Exports29
Mexico30
Producing companies30
Production30
Consumption31
Trade31
Imports31
Exports32
South America33
Producing companies33
Salient statistics33
Western Europe35
Producing companies35
Production38
Consumption39
Adhesives41
Packaging and labeling41
Wood bonding41
Construction42
Textiles carpeting and nonwovens42
Consumer42
Coatings43
Other43
Paper43
Textiles44
Price44
Trade45
Imports45
Exports46
Central and Eastern Europe46
Producing companies46
Production47
Consumption48
Adhesives49
Construction50
Surface coatings50
Trade50
Middle East52
Producing companies52
Production52
Consumption53
Adhesives54
Surface coatings54
Textiles55
Construction55
Trade55
Africa56
Producing companies56
Production57
Consumption58
Trade58
Asia59
Mainland China59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics62
Production63
Consumption63
Adhesives63
Construction 63
Coatings 65
Textiles 65
Other 65
Price 65
Trade 66
China 68
Producing companies 68
Salient statistics 70
Price 71
Trade 73
Other Asia 75
Overview 75
India 76
Producing companies 76
Production and consumption 77
Trade 77
Indonesia 78
Producing companies 78
Production and consumption 78
Trade 79
Malaysia 80
Producing companies 80
Production and consumption 80
Trade 81
Philippines 82
Producing companies 82
Production and consumption 82
Trade 82
Singapore 84
Production and consumption 84
Trade 84
South Korea 86
Producing companies 86
Production and consumption 86
Price 87
Trade 87
Taiwan 89
Producing companies 89
Production and consumption 89
Trade 89
Thailand 91
Producing companies 91
Production and consumption 91
Trade 92
Miscellaneous Asia 93
Producers 93
Salient statistics 93
Oceania 94
Producing companies 94
Salient statistics 94
Trade 95
Bibliography 97
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