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Chemical Economics Handbook

Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Resins (ABS)

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
Producers7
Consumption8
Price10
Trade11
Introduction13
Industry structure and dynamics14
Manufacturing processes16
Emulsion process16
Continuous mass (or bulk) process16
Suspension process16
Supply and demand by region17
North America17
Overview17
Producing companies17
Salient statistics17
Consumption18
Trade18
United States18
Producing companies18
Salient statistics19
Consumption20
Appliances21
Transportation22
Electronics/electrical22
Building and construction23
Other23
Alloys24
Trade25
Canada25
Producing companies25
Salient statistics25
Consumption26
Trade27
Mexico27
Producing companies27
Salient statistics27
Consumption28
Trade29
South America29
Producing companies29
Salient statistics29
Consumption30
Trade30
Western Europe30
Producing companies31
Salient statistics32
Consumption33
Electronics/electrical33
Appliances33
Transportation (automotive)34
Alloys34
Building and construction34
Other34
Trade34
Central Europe34
Producing companies34
Salient statistics35
Consumption35
Trade36
CIS and Baltic States36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics36
Consumption37
Trade38
Middle East38
Producing companies38
Salient statistics38
Consumption39
Trade40
Africa40
Indian Subcontinent41
Producing companies41
Salient statistics42
Consumption42
Trade43
Northeast Asia43
Overview43
Producing companies43
Salient statistics44
Consumption44
Trade45
China45
Producing companies45
Salient statistics47
Consumption47
Appliances48
Electrical/electronics48
Transportation (automotive)48
Other48
Trade49
Japan49
Producing companies49
Salient statistics50
Consumption50
Electrical/electronic applications51
Transportation (automotive)52
Appliances52
Building and construction52
Other52
Trade52
South Korea53
Producing companies53
Salient statistics53
Consumption54
Trade55
Taiwan55
Producing companies55
Salient statistics56
Consumption57
Trade58
Southeast Asia58
Producing companies58
Salient statistics59
Consumption59
Trade60
Appendix—Material properties of ABS grades61
Bibliography62

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