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Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Solid-State Resins

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary5
Introduction9
Manufacturing processes11
Polymerization11
Conversion12
Blow molding12
Sheet and film extrusion/thermoforming (CPET and APET)13
Technology13
Recycling16
End uses17
Beverage containers18
Carbonated soft drinks18
Bottled water18
New Age beverages19
Alcoholic beverages20
Dairy products21
Food containers21
Nonfood containers22
Film and sheet23
Amorphous PET (APET)23
Crystallizable PET (CPET)24
Other24
Supply and demand by region25
World25
Capacity25
Salient statistics27
Consumption29
Prices30
Trade31
North America33
Capacity33
Salient statistics33
Consumption35
Trade36
United States36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics38
Consumption39
Trade41
Canada41
Producing companies41
Salient statistics42
Consumption43
Trade44
Mexico44
Producing companies44
Salient statistics45
Consumption45
Trade47
South America47
Producing companies47
Salient statistics48
Consumption49
Trade50
Western Europe50
Producing companies50
Salient statistics53
Consumption55
Trade56
Central Europe56
Producing companies56
Salient statistics57
Consumption58
Trade59
CIS and Baltic States59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics61
Consumption62
Trade64
Middle East64
Producing companies64
Salient statistics66
Consumption67
Trade69
Africa69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics70
Consumption71
Trade72
Indian Subcontinent73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics75
Consumption76
Trade77
Northeast Asia77
Capacity77
Salient statistics78
Consumption79
Trade80
China80
Producing companies80
Salient statistics82
Consumption83
Trade85
Japan85
Producing companies85
Salient statistics86
Consumption86
Trade87
South Korea88
Producing companies88
Salient statistics88
Consumption89
Trade90
Taiwan91
Producing companies91
Salient statistics91
Consumption92
Trade93
Southeast Asia94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics95
Consumption96
Trade97
Bibliography98

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