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Textile Chemicals

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary15
Textile manufacturing processes and chemicals19
Yam production19
Yam preparation19
Fabric formation19
Fabric finishing21
Miscellaneous manufacturing operations22
Fabrication22
Textile chemicals used22
Overview of the textile industry24
Introduction24
The world fiber industry24
United States31
Introduction31
Industry trends34
Profitability36
Production37
Consumption40
Trade40
Outlook44
Canada44
Fiber production44
Fiber consumption45
Trade46
Outlook48
Mexico48
Fiber production48
Fiber consumption49
Trade50
Outlook52
Central and South America52
Fiber production52
Trade55
Outlook57
Europe57
Textile and clothing industry57
Introduction57
Gennany60
Italy61
Trade62
Textile fiber industry66
Production66
Consumption69
Central and Eastern Europe/CIS72
Turkey72
Textile industry73
Fiber industry74
Africa76
Textile industry76
Fiber industry77
China78
Introduction78
Industry trends78
Profitability79
Production79
Consumption80
Trade81
East Asia82
Introduction82
Fibers83
Textiles84
Trade85
India86
Textile industry86
Cotton textile industry87
National textile policy87
Fiber industry88
Pakistan90
The textile chemical industry91
United States91
Structure of the industry91
Operating characteristics92
Research and development.92
Manufacturing93
Marketing94
Profitability and cost structure95
Government regulations96
Europe97
Introduction97
Structure of the industry97
Market participants99
M&A activities103
Industry migration104
Industry attractiveness105
Operating characteristics106
Manufacturing106
Marketing106
Profitability and cost structure106
Government regulations108
Classification and labeling of chemicals-The REACH initiative108
Fire safety requirements-furniture and textiles111
PFOA Stewardship Prograin112
Biocidal Products Directive112
Trends and opportunities113
New products, features and applications114
Environment-friendly use of textile chemicals114
Nanotechnology applications115
Digital textile printing116
China118
Structure of the industry118
Operating characteristics118
Research and development118
Manufacturing118
Marketing119
Profitability and cost structure119
Opportwrities for new entrants119
East Asia120
Operating characteristics121
Technology121
Manufacturing121
Marketing122
Profitability123
Government regulations125
Critical factors for success125
Opportwrities for new entrants125
Textile chemical products and markets127
United States127
Yam lubricants128
Products and functions128
Consumption and markets128
Market participants128
Warp sizes129
Products and functions129
Consumption and markets130
Market participants131
Desizing agents132
Bleaching agents133
Products and functions133
Consumption and markets134
Market participants135
Surfactants136
Products and functions136
Scouring agents137
Dyebath additives137
Softeners138
Pigment printing agents139
Antistatic agents139
Consumption and markets139
Market participants140
Fluorescent whitening agents142
Products and functions142
Consumption and markets143
Market participants143
Dyes143
Printing auxiliaries144
Pigment binders144
Products and functions144
Consumption and markets144
Market participants144
Dye thickeners145
Products and functions145
Consumption and markets146
Market participants146
Finishing agents146
Water, oil, soil and stain repellents146
Products and functions146
Consumption and markets147
Market participants147
Flame retardants148
Products and functions148
Consumption and markets149
Market participants150
Anticrease agents151
Products and functions151
Consumption and markets152
Market participants153
Biocides154
Products and functions154
Consumption and markets154
Market participants154
Coatings155
Nonwoven binders155
Products and functions155
Consumption and markets155
Market participants156
Carpet backcoatings157
Products and functions157
Consumption and markets158
Market participants159
Other coatings and flocking agents159
Products and functions159
Consumption and markets159
Market participants160
Future trends and strategic issues160
Critical factors for success161
Canada162
Mexico162
Central and South America164
Europe166
Yarn lubricants169
Products and functions169
Consumption and markets171
Market participants171
Future trends and strategic issues172
Warp sizes173
Products and functions173
Consumption and markets174
Market participants175
Trends175
Desizing agents176
Bleaching chemicals177
Products and functions177
Bleaching agents177
Bleaching assistants179
Consumption and markets181
Market participants182
Future trends and strategic issues182
Fluorescent whitening agents183
Products and functions183
Consumption and markets184
Market participants185
Future trends and strategic issues186
Enzymes186
Products and functions186
Consumption and markets188
Market participants189
Surfactants and general-use auxiliaries189
Products and functions189
Dyebath additives190
Scouring agents195
Softeners196
Antistatic agents197
Consumption and markets198
Market participants199
Printing auxiliaries200
Products and functions/market participants200
Pigment printing201
Dye printing204
Other printing auxiliaries204
Consumption and markets206
Finishing agents207
Water, oil and soil repellents207
Products and functions207
Consumption and markets209
Market participants209
Flame retardants210
Products and functions210
Consumption and markets212
Market participants213
Anticrease agents214
Products and functions214
Consumption and markets215
Market participants215
Biocides215
Coatings216
Consumption and markets216
Market participants218
Prices220
Future trends and strategic issues222
Central and Eastern Europe/CIS224
Turkey225
Consumption and markets225
Market participants226
Middle East and Africa227
China228
Consumption and markets228
Market participants230
East Asia232
Summary232
Japan234
Yam lubricants236
Warp sizes238
Desizing agents240
Bleaching agents241
Surfactants243
Softeners244
Scouring agents245
Dyebath additives246
Antistatic agents247
Fluorescent whitening agents248
Printing auxiliaries248
Pigment binders248
Dye thickeners249
Finishing agents250
Water, oil and soil repellents250
Anticrease agents251
Flame retardants253
Coatings254
Carpet backcoatings254
Nonwoven binders255
Other coatings256
Future trends and strategic issues257
Other East Asian countries257
Indonesia258
Republic of Korea260
Malaysia262
Taiwan264
Thailand267
Prices270
India270
Consumption and markets270
Yam lubricants272
Warp sizes273
Bleaching agents274
Bleaching assistants275
Surfactants276
Fluorescent whitening agents276
Dyeing and printing auxiliaries277
Finishing agents278
Flame retardants278
Coatingcrylates279
Enzymes279
Other280
Market participants280
Critical factors for success281
Appendix283
Typical textile chemical specialties283
Definitions of textile terms288
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