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Caprolactam

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary 5
Introduction 8
Manufacturing processes 8
Conventional process 10
BASF process 11
DSM/HPO (Stamicarbon) process 12
PNC process 12
EniChem/Sumitomo process 13
SNIA Viscosa process 13
BASF/DuPont process 14
Inventa-NO reduction process 14
Altam 14
Nylon 6 recycling 15
One-step caprolactam 15
Environmental issues 15
Supply and demand by region 15
United States 15
Producing companies 15
Salient statistics 17
Consumption 18
Nylon 6 engineering resins and films 20
Nylon 6 fibers 22
Price 24
Trade 25
Canada 26
Mexico 27
Producing companies 27
Salient statistics 28
Central and South America 29
Producing companies 29
Salient statistics 29
Western Europe 31
Producing companies 31
Salient statistics 32
Consumption 34
Price 35
Trade 36
Central and Eastern Europe 37
Producing companies 37
Salient statistics 39
Trade 40
Middle East and Africa 41
China 42
Producing companies 42
Salient statistics 44
Consumption 47
Price 48
Trade 48
Japan 49
Producing companies 49
Salient statistics 50
Trade 52
India 52
Producing companies 52
Salient statistics 53
Republic of Korea 54
Producing companies 54
Salient statistics 55
Taiwan 56
Producing companies 56
Salient statistics 56
Consumption 57
Trade 58
Thailand 59
Producing companies 59
Salient statistics 59
Other Asia 60
Producing companies 60
Salient statistics 61
Oceania 61
Bibliography 62

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