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Chemical Economics Handbook

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Resins

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
Salient statistics7
Producing companies8
Integration8
Consumption9
Rigid PVC10
Flexible PVC10
Price12
Trade12
Introduction14
Manufacturing processes16
Polymerization processes16
Suspension polymerization16
Emulsion polymerization17
Microsuspension polymerization17
Mass (or bulk) polymerization17
Solution polymerization18
Chlorinated PVC18
Compounding18
Processing of compounded PVC resins into end products19
Extrusion19
Calendaring19
Molding20
Coating20
Environmental issues21
Supply and demand by region24
North America24
Producing companies24
Integration25
Salient statistics25
Consumption26
Trade26
United States27
Producing companies27
Salient statistics28
Consumption29
Rigid PVC29
Flexible PVC30
Trade31
Canada32
Producing companies32
Salient statistics32
Consumption33
Rigid PVC33
Flexible PVC34
Trade35
Mexico35
Producing companies35
Salient statistics36
Consumption36
Rigid PVC37
Flexible PVC38
Trade39
South America40
Producing companies40
Integration40
Salient statistics41
Consumption42
Rigid PVC43
Flexible PVC43
Trade44
Western Europe44
Producing companies44
Integration48
Salient statistics48
Consumption49
Rigid PVC50
Flexible PVC51
Trade52
Central Europe52
Producing companies52
Integration53
Salient statistics54
Consumption54
Rigid PVC55
Flexible PVC56
Trade57
CIS and Baltic States57
Producing companies57
Integration58
Salient statistics59
Consumption59
Rigid PVC60
Flexible PVC61
Trade62
Middle East63
Producing companies63
Integration63
Salient statistics64
Consumption65
Rigid PVC65
Flexible PVC66
Trade67
Africa68
Producing companies68
Integration68
Salient statistics69
Consumption69
Rigid PVC70
Flexible PVC71
Trade72
Indian Subcontinent72
Producing companies72
Integration73
Salient statistics74
Consumption75
Rigid PVC75
Flexible PVC76
Trade77
Northeast Asia77
Producing companies77
Integration78
Salient statistics79
Consumption79
Trade80
China81
Producing companies81
Salient statistics87
Consumption88
Rigid PVC88
Flexible PVC89
Trade90
Japan91
Producing companies91
Salient statistics92
Consumption92
Rigid PVC93
Flexible PVC94
Trade94
South Korea94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics95
Consumption96
Rigid PVC96
Flexible PVC97
Trade98
Taiwan98
Producing companies98
Salient statistics99
Consumption 100
Rigid PVC 100
Flexible PVC 101
Trade 102
Southeast Asia 102
Producing companies 102
Integration 104
Salient statistics 104
Consumption 105
Rigid PVC 106
Flexible PVC 107
Trade 108
Bibliography 109

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