Polyvinyl Acetate

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary7
Introduction9
Manufacturing processes10
Emulsion and resin preparation 10
Additives 10
Environmental issues11
Supply and demand by region12
United States12
Producing companies12
Major polymerizers of PVAc emulsions and resins for merchant sale12
Polymerizers of PVAc emulsions for captive coatings production13
Polymerizers of PVAc emulsions for captive production of noncoating emulsions14
Salient statistics14
Consumption15
Surface coatings16
Adhesives17
Packaging and labeling17
Construction18
Other18
Paper coatings19
Publication grades19
Label grades19
Board grades19
Textiles20
Other20
Price20
Trade22
Imports22
Exports23
Canada24
Producing companies24
Production25
Consumption25
Trade26
Imports26
Exports26
Mexico27
Producing companies27
Production28
Consumption28
Trade29
Imports29
Exports30
South America31
Producing companies31
Salient statistics32
Western Europe33
Producing companies34
Production36
Consumption37
Adhesives39
Packaging and labeling39
Wood bonding40
Construction40
Textiles carpeting and nonwovens40
Consumer41
Coatings41
Other41
Paper41
Textiles42
Price42
Trade43
Imports43
Exports44
Central and Eastern Europe45
Producing companies45
Production46
Consumption47
Adhesives48
Construction49
Surface coatings49
Trade49
Middle East51
Producing companies51
Production52
Consumption53
Adhesives54
Surface coatings54
Textiles55
Construction55
Trade55
Africa56
Producing companies56
Production56
Consumption57
Trade58
Asia59
Japan59
Producing companies59
Production61
Consumption62
Adhesives64
Construction 65
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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