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Vinyl Surface Coatings

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary4
Summary5
Introduction7
Manufacturing processes9
Resin preparation9
Vinyl acetate homopolymers and copolymer latexes9
Derivatives of polyvinyl acetate10
Vinyl chloride homopolymers and copolymers10
Coating formulation12
Waterborne (latex) paints12
Solvent-based coatings12
Dispersion resins (plastisols and organosols)12
Powder coatings13
Environmental issues14
Supply and demand by region16
United States16
Producing companies16
Vinyl acetate–based coating resins16
Polyvinyl acetate derivative coating resins17
Polyvinyl chloride coating resins18
Production18
Consumption18
Architectural coatings20
Interior25
Exterior27
Industrial finishes27
Containers and closures27
Coil coatings28
Factory-finished wood28
Automotive OEM28
Anticorrosion28
General industrial29
Price30
Trade31
Canada33
Mexico33
Central and South America34
Western Europe36
Producing companies36
Production38
Consumption39
Architectural coatings39
Industrial finishes42
Anticorrosion/marine42
Container coatings43
Coil coatings43
Automotive44
Powder coating44
Wood coatings44
Barrier coatings45
Other45
Price45
Trade47
Central and Eastern Europe47
Middle East49
Japan51
Producing companies51
Vinyl acetate–based coating resins51
Polyvinyl acetate derivative coating resins52
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coating resins52
Coating formulators53
Production53
Consumption55
Architectural coatings56
Industrial finishes and other57
Price58
Trade58
China58
Producing companies58
Production61
Consumption62
Price63
Trade63
Other Asia64
Producing companies64
Consumption67
Bibliography70
Revisions71
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