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Chemical Economics Handbook

Styrene

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary6
Capacity8
Consumption9
Polystyrene (GPPS/HIPS)12
Expandable polystyrene (EPS)12
ABS12
Styrene-butadiene latex13
Styrene-butadiene rubber13
Price14
Trade15
Industry trends and dynamics17
Major forces at work17
Feedstocks considerations17
Manufacturing processes18
Commercial processes18
Ethylbenzene dehydrogenation18
Propylene oxide coproduct (PO/SM)18
Other processes20
Styrene from butadiene in the C4 stream20
Styrene from toluene21
Styrene extraction from pyrolysis gasoline (STEX)21
Styrene from ethane and benzene22
Commercial processes for producing ethylbenzene and styrene22
Environmental issues23
Supply and demand by region23
North America23
Capacity23
Salient statistics24
Consumption26
United States27
Producing companies27
Salient statistics28
Consumption30
Polystyrene31
ABS resins32
SAN resins32
Styrene-butadiene copolymer latexes33
Unsaturated polyester resins33
SBR elastomers and SBR latexes33
Thermoplastic elastomers34
Styrenic copolymers34
Trade35
Canada36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics37
Consumption38
Trade39
Mexico39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics39
Consumption40
Trade41
South America41
Producing companies42
Salient statistics42
Consumption44
Polystyrene45
ABS46
SB latexes and SBR elastomers46
Trade46
Western Europe47
Producing companies47
Salient statistics50
Consumption52
Polystyrene54
ABS55
Other55
Trade55
Central Europe56
Producing companies56
Salient statistics57
Consumption58
Trade60
CIS and Baltic States61
Producing companies61
Salient statistics62
Consumption63
Trade64
Middle East65
Producing companies65
Salient statistics67
Consumption68
Trade70
Africa71
Producing companies71
Consumption72
Trade73
Indian subcontinent73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics74
Consumption74
Trade76
Northeast Asia76
Capacity76
Salient statistics78
Consumption80
Trade82
China82
Producing companies82
Salient statistics86
Consumption87
Polystyrene88
ABS and SAN resins90
Unsaturated polyester resins90
Styrene-butadiene rubber and styrene-butadiene latex90
Other91
Trade91
Japan91
Producing companies91
Salient statistics93
Consumption94
Trade95
South Korea95
Producing companies95
Salient statistics96
Consumption97
Trade98
Taiwan98
Producing companies98
Salient statistics99
Consumption100
Trade101
Other Northeast Asia101
Southeast Asia101
Producing companies101
Salient statistics103
Consumption104
Trade107
Appendix I—Specialty aromatic monomers108
Appendix II—Styrene specifications109
Bibliography109

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