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Chemical Economics Handbook

Amino Resins

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary 5
Urea-formaldehyde resins 6
Melamine-formaldehyde resins 8
Introduction 11
Manufacturing processes 12
Environmental issues 14
Supply and demand by region 17
United States 17
Producing companies 17
Production 19
Consumption 20
Urea-formaldehyde resins 20
Fibrous and granulated board 22
Glass fiber roofing mats 24
Hardwood plywood 25
Molding compounds 25
Paper treating/coating 26
Textile treating 26
Surface coatings 27
Other 27
Melamine-formaldehyde resins 28
Laminates 28
Surface coatings 31
Wood adhesives 32
Molding compounds 34
Paper treating 34
Textile treating 35
Other 35
Price 36
Trade 38
Imports 38
Exports 40
Canada 41
Producing companies 41
Salient statistics 42
Consumption 44
Urea-formaldehyde resins 44
Melamine-formaldehyde resins 46
Price 46
Trade 47
Mexico 47
Producing companies 47
Salient statistics 48
Consumption 50
Price 51
Trade 52
Central and South America 52
Producing companies 52
Salient statistics 54
Consumption 54
Western Europe 55
Producing companies 55
Salient statistics 60
Consumption 61
Urea-formaldehyde resins 61
Melamine-formaldehyde resins 62
Price 64
Trade 65
Central and Eastern Europe 66
Producing companies 66
Salient statistics 68
Consumption 68
Middle East 69
Producing companies 69
Salient statistics 71
Consumption 71
Africa 72
Producing companies 72
Salient statistics 73
Consumption 74
Japan 74
Producing companies 74
Salient statistics 77
Consumption 80
Urea-formaldehyde resins 80
Melamine-formaldehyde resins 83
Price 84
Trade 86
Other Asia 86
China 86
India 89
Indonesia 89
Republic of Korea 93
Malaysia 94
Pakistan 96
Philippines 96
Singapore 97
Taiwan 97
Thailand 99
Vietnam 100
Oceania 100
Australia 100
New Zealand 101
Bibliography 102

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