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Vinyl Surface Coatings

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary5
Introduction6
Manufacturing processes8
Resin preparation8
Vinyl acetate homopolymers and copolymer latexes8
Derivatives of polyvinyl acetate10
Vinyl chloride homopolymers and copolymers10
Coating formulation11
Waterborne (latex) paints11
Solvent-based coatings11
Dispersion resins (plastisols and organosols)12
Powder coatings12
Environmental issues13
Supply and demand by region15
United States15
Producing companies15
Vinyl acetate–based coating resins15
Merchant producers15
Captive producers17
Coating formulators18
Polyvinyl acetate derivative coating resins18
Polyvinyl chloride coating resins19
Production20
Consumption20
Architectural coatings22
Interior27
Exterior29
Industrial finishes29
Containers and closures29
Coil coatings30
Factory-finished wood31
Automotive OEM31
Anticorrosion31
General industrial32
Price33
Trade35
Canada36
Mexico37
Western Europe38
Producing companies38
Production41
Consumption42
Architectural coatings42
Industrial finishes45
Price46
Trade48
Japan49
Producing companies49
Vinyl acetate–based coating resins49
Polyvinyl acetate derivative coating resins51
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coating resins51
Coating formulators52
Production53
Consumption55
Architectural coatings57
Industrial finishes58
Price58
Trade59
China60
Producing companies60
Production62
Consumption63
Price65
Trade65
Other Asia66
Producing companies66
Production68
Consumption69
Bibliography70

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