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Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Resins

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary6
World polyethylene (PE) overview13
Introduction17
Manufacturing processes19
Technologies20
Borealis—Borstar20
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPC)20
Dow Chemicals—Dowlex20
INEOS—Innovene G21
LyondellBasell—Spherilene21
NOVA Chemical—Sclairtech21
Univation—UNIPOL21
Catalysts systems21
Business dynamics22
Single-site LLDPE23
United States27
Canada27
South America27
Argentina27
Brazil27
Europe28
Asia28
China28
Japan28
Republic of Korea29
Singapore29
Thailand29
Environmental issues29
North America29
Sources of recycled LLDPE30
Uses for recycled LLDPE30
Western Europe31
Japan32
Other Asia32
Supply and demand by region33
North America33
Producing companies33
Salient statistics34
Consumption34
Trade35
United States35
Producing companies35
Salient statistics38
Consumption40
Film41
Packaging42
Nonpackaging48
Injection molding50
Rotomolding51
Wire and cable52
Sheet53
Pipe and conduit53
Latest generation LLDPE53
Plastomers54
mVLDPE56
mLLDPE56
mMDPE57
Trade57
Canada58
Producing companies58
Salient statistics58
Consumption59
Trade60
Mexico60
Producing companies60
Salient statistics61
Consumption62
Trade62
Central and South America62
Producing companies63
Salient statistics64
Consumption65
Trade66
Western Europe66
Producing companies66
Salient statistics69
Consumption70
Trade72
Central Europe72
Producing companies72
Salient statistics72
Consumption73
Trade75
CIS and Baltic states75
Producing companies75
Salient statistics76
Consumption77
Trade77
Middle East77
Producing companies78
Iran79
Kuwait80
Qatar80
Saudi Arabia81
United Arab Emirates81
Salient statistics82
Consumption83
Trade84
Africa84
Producing companies84
Salient statistics85
Consumption86
Trade87
Indian Subcontinent87
Producing companies87
Salient statistics88
Consumption89
Trade90
Northeast Asia91
Producing companies91
Salient statistics91
Consumption92
Trade92
China93
Producing companies93
Salient statistics97
Consumption98
Trade98
Japan99
Producing companies99
Salient statistics100
Consumption101
Trade102
Republic of Korea102
Producing companies102
Salient statistics103
Consumption103
Trade104
Taiwan104
Producing companies104
Salient statistics105
Consumption106
Trade106
Southeast Asia107
Producing companies107
Salient statistics108
Consumption109
Trade110
Bibliography111

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