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Water-Soluble Polymers, Synthetic

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Executive summary7
Summary8
World8
Americas 12
Europe, the Middle East, and Africa 13
Asia and Oceania 15
Introduction 18
Environmental issues 20
Products and processes 21
Polyacrylamide (PAM) and copolymers21
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)22
Polyacrylic acid (PAA) and copolymers23
Polyethylene glycols (PEGs)24
Polyamines, polyethyleneimines, and quaternary ammonium compounds26
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and copolymers27
Polyvinyl methyl ether/maleic anhydride27
Associative thickeners: nonionic polyurethanes and nonurethane28
Carboxypolymethylene (carbomer)28
Supply and demand by region29
United States29
Producing companies29
Polyacrylamides29
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers30
Polyvinyl alcohol32
Quaternary ammonium polymers32
Polyamines32
Polyethylene glycols33
Associative thickeners33
Polyvinyl methyl ether/maleic anhydride34
Polyvinylpyrrolidone and copolymers 34
Carboxypolymethylene 35
Consumption 35
Polyacrylamides 35
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers 37
Polyvinyl alcohol 38
Quaternary ammonium polymers 40
Polyamines and polyethyleneimines 40
Polyethylene glycols 41
Associative thickeners, nonionic 42
Polyvinyl methyl ether/maleic anhydride copolymer 42
Polyvinylpyrrolidone and copolymers 43
Carboxypolymethylene 44
Price45
Trade45
Canada47
Producing companies 47
Consumption 47
Trade 48
Mexico49
Producing companies 49
Consumption50
Trade50
Central and South America51
Producing companies53
Consumption53
Trade53
Western Europe54
Producing companies54
Polyacrylic acid (PAA) and copolymers54
Polyvinyl alcohol56
Polyacrylamides (PAM)57
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)59
Polyamines and polyethyleneimines61
Quaternary ammonium polymers62
Polyvinylpyrrolidone and copolymers63
Associative thickeners and carboxypolymethylene64
Consumption65
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers65
Polyvinyl alcohol67
Polymerization aids68
Paper68
Adhesives, textile sizing, and other applications69
Polyacrylamides70
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)71
Polyamines and polyethyleneimines73
Polyvinylpyrrolidone74
Quaternary ammonium compounds75
Price75
Trade76
Polyvinyl alcohol76
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)77
Central and Eastern Europe78
Producing companies78
Polyacrylamides78
Polyvinyl alcohol79
Polyethylene glycols80
Consumption81
Trade 83
Middle East and Africa84
Producing companies84
Consumption84
Trade85
Asia86
China86
Producing companies86
Polyacrylamides (PAM) 86
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)88
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers89
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)90
Polyamines and quaternary ammonium polymers91
Polyvinylpyrrolidone92
Associative thickeners and carboxypolymethylene93
Consumption94
Polyacrylamides (PAM)94
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)95
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)97
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers98
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)98
Other98
Price99
Trade99
Japan101
Producing companies101
Polyacrylamides (PAM)101
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)103
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers104
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)104
Polyamines, polyethyleneimines, and quaternary ammonium polymers105
Polyvinylpyrrolidone106
Associative thickeners and carboxypolymethylene polymers107
Consumption107
Polyacrylamides (PAM)108
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)109
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers110
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)111
Polyamines and polyethyleneimines111
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)112
Other112
Price113
Trade113
Other Asia and Oceania 114
Producing companies114
Polyacrylamides (PAM)114
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)116
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers116
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)117
Consumption119
Polyacrylamides (PAM)119
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)119
Polyacrylic acid and copolymers120
Polyethylene glycols (PEG)121
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)121
Trade121
Additional resources125
Revisions127
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