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Chemical Economics Handbook

Cellulose Acetate Fibers

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 4
Summary 5
Introduction 12
Manufacturing processes 13
Cellulose acetylation 13
Acetate spinning 13
Triacetate spinning 14
Other aspects of manufacturing 14
Environmental issues 15
Supply and demand by region 16
United States 16
Producing companies 16
Salient statistics 16
Cigarette filter tow 16
Textile fibers 17
Consumption 18
Cigarette filter tow 18
Textile fibers 19
Apparel and linings 20
Home furnishings 20
Medical tape and other 20
Price 21
Trade 21
Imports 21
Exports 22
Canada 22
Salient statistics 22
Consumption 24
Mexico 24
Producing companies 24
Salient statistics 24
Consumption 26
Trade 26
Central and South America 27
Producing companies 27
Salient statistics 27
Production 29
Consumption 29
Western Europe 30
Producing companies 30
Salient statistics 30
Consumption 32
Cigarette filter tow 32
Textile fibers 33
Price 33
Trade 34
Central and Eastern Europe 35
Producing companies 35
Salient statistics 36
Production 37
Consumption 38
Middle East and Africa 39
Salient statistics 39
Consumption 40
Japan 41
Producing companies 41
Salient statistics 41
Production 42
Consumption 43
Cigarette filter tow 43
Textile fibers 43
Price 44
Trade 44
China 46
Producing companies 46
Salient statistics 47
Consumption 49
Cigarette filter tow 49
Textile fibers 50
Other Asia 50
Producing companies 50
Salient statistics 51
Production 52
Consumption 53
Oceania 53
Bibliography 55

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