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Caprolactam

ContentsPage Number

Executive summary4
Summary 5
Introduction10
Manufacturing processes11
Conventional process12
BASF process13
DSM/HPO (Stamicarbon) process14
PNC process14
Enichem/Sumitomo process15
SNIA Viscosa process15
BASF/DuPont process16
Inventa-NO reduction process16
Altam17
Nylon 6 recycling17
One-step caprolactam17
Environmental issues18
Supply and demand by region19
North America19
Summary19
United States20
Producing companies20
Salient statistics21
Consumption22
Nylon 6 fibers23
Nylon 6 engineering resins and films25
Trade27
Canada27
Mexico28
Producing companies28
Salient statistics29
Consumption29
South America30
Producing companies30
Salient statistics30
Consumption31
Trade32
Western Europe33
Producing companies33
Salient statistics34
Consumption35
Trade36
Central Europe36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics37
Consumption37
Trade38
CIS and Baltic States38
Producing companies38
Salient statistics39
Consumption40
Trade41
Middle East and Africa41
Indian Subcontinent42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics43
Consumption44
Trade44
Northeast Asia45
Summary45
China47
Producing companies47
Salient statistics49
Consumption50
Japan51
Producing companies51
Salient statistics51
Consumption52
South Korea53
Producing companies53
Salient statistics53
Consumption54
Trade54
Taiwan54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics54
Consumption55
Trade56
Southeast Asia56
Producing companies56
Salient statistics57
Consumption57
Trade58
Bibliography59

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