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Chemical Economics Handbook

Polyolefin Fibers

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary6
Industry structure and dynamics8
Introduction10
Manufacturing processes11
Filament extrusions11
Film fiber12
Environmental issues12
Supply and demand by region13
United States13
Producing companies13
Salient statistics18
Consumption21
Carpets and rugs24
Carpet backing26
Carpet face fiber28
Nonwovens31
Sanitary coverstock32
Filtration33
Medical applications33
Home furnishings33
Geosynthetic fabrics34
Floor coverings34
Wiping cloths35
Industrial garments35
Construction35
Durable papers36
Other36
Industrial applications36
Rope, cordage and twine38
Bags, bagging and bale wrap39
Narrow-woven webs and tapes39
Other39
Home furnishings39
Apparel41
Price42
Trade43
Imports43
Exports44
Canada46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics46
Consumption47
Trade48
Mexico48
Producing companies48
Salient statistics48
Central and South America49
Producing companies49
Production51
Western Europe52
Producing companies52
Production57
Consumption58
Carpets and rugs63
Carpet face yarns63
Carpet backing65
Industrial66
Rope, cordage and twine66
Sacks and bale wrap67
Other69
Nonwovens69
Home furnishings71
Apparel71
Price71
Trade71
Central and Eastern Europe73
Producing companies73
Production75
Consumption76
Trade77
Middle East and Africa77
Producing companies77
Consumption80
Japan81
Producing companies81
Production84
Consumption84
Carpets and rugs87
Industrial applications87
Nonwovens87
China88
Producing companies88
Production93
Consumption95
Trade96
India97
Producing companies97
Production99
Consumption100
Republic of Korea100
Producing companies100
Production102
Consumption102
Taiwan103
Producing companies103
Production105
Consumption106
Other Asia106
Producing companies106
Production108
Consumption109
Glossary110
Bibliography111

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