Global Nylon industry

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Global Nylon industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nylon in Thousand Tons. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 70 companies including many key and niche players such as Asahi Kasei Corporation, BASF SE, E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, Formosa Plastics Group, Honeywell International, Inc., Huntsman Corporation, Koch Industries, Inc., Invista S.a r.l., LANXESS AG, Li Heng Chemical Fibre Technologies Limited, Li Peng Enterprise Co., Ltd., Nylstar SA, RadiciGroup, Rhodia S.A, Royal DSM N.V, and Ube Industries, Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

A Primer II-1

Financial Crisis Derails Industry Growth II-1

Global Market Overview for Nylon Consumption II-1

End-Use Market Analysis II-2

Table 1: Global Nylon 6 Market (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Consumption Volume by End-Use Segment - Textile

Yarns, Engineering Plastics, Industrial Yarns, Carpet Yarns,

and Staple Fiber (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: Global Nylon 6,6 Market (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Consumption Volume by End-Use Segment-

Engineering Plastics, Carpet Yarns, Industrial Yarns, Textile

Yarns, and Staple Fiber (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Current & Future Analysis II-2

Factors Affecting Nylon Demand II-3

Growth Drivers II-3

Market Challenges II-3

Global Trend for Nylon Production II-3

Table 3: Global Nylon Market (2009): Annual Production

Capacity in Kilo Tons by Region for North America, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and

Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Global Nylon Production Continues to Decline II-4

Nylon Production in the Recent Past II-4

Competitive Analysis II-5

Table 4: Leading Producers in the Global Nylon Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for BASF

SE, Koch Industries, Rhodia SA, Li Peng, DuPont, DSM, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-6

Introduction II-6

History II-6

General Characteristics of Nylon II-6

Impact of Change in Temperature II-7

Crystallinity Level II-7

Degradation and Hydrolysis II-7

Recycling and Incineration II-7

Uses of Nylon II-8

Types of Nylon II-8

Nylon 6,6 and Nylon 6 - A Comparison II-8

Introduction II-8

Production Process II-9

Properties and Uses of Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 II-9

Nylon 6 II-9

Nylon 6, 6 II-10

Nylon Fiber Production - Fundamental Concepts II-10

Environmental Concerns II-11

3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS II-12

INVISTA Unveils a Range of Antron Lumena Solution Dyed Nylon

Colors II-12

Rhodia Polyamide Introduces Technyl Star AFX II-12

Rhodia Introduces High-Flow Flame-Retardant Series of Technyl® II-12

SABIC Innovative Plastics Launches LNP Thermocomp PX07444 II-12

Tyz-All Plastics Launches Nylon Tie Strips II-13

Unifi Introduces Repreve® Nylon 6,6 II-13

Rhodia Unveils Emana II-13

Tolins Tires to Launch Nylon Tyres II-13

Rhodia Polyamide Launches TECHNYL® Super-Impact II-14

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-15

DSM Acquires PA6 Polymerization Facility of Nylon Polymer Company II-15

Nilit Takes Over Nylstar II-15

Alliant Techsystems Purchases Eagle Industries II-15

Angiotech Obtains Approval for Marketing Quill SRS Products in

Brazil II-16

Invista to Start Nylon 6,6 Production II-16

A. Schulman to Expand Mexico Plant Capacity II-16

Solutia Divests Nylon Business to SK Capital Partners' Affiliate II-16

Invista to Shut Down Teesside Plant II-17

Radici Yarn Restructures Organizational Setup II-17

BASF Restructures Production of Polyamide 6 II-17

Aquafil Takes Over Borgolon II-17

SRF Acquires TBIL II-18

Poly-Pacific and ZSPC Ink Joint-Venture Agreement II-18

DSM and Mitsubishi Chemical Sign MoU II-18

Uhde Inventa-Fischer Wins Contract from Kuibyshev Azot II-19

Lurgi Zimmer Bags Contract from Tianjin Haijing II-19

INVISTA Establishes New China Textile Research Center II-19

DuPont to Expand Plant Capacity of Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Resins II-19

PT Matahari Sentosa and PT Indachi Prima to Expand Plant

Capacities II-20

INVISTA Acquires Assets of Honeywell's Nylon 6 Business II-20

INVISTA Inks Land Reservation Agreement for Nylon 6,6 Polymer

and Intermediates II-20

INVISTA Establishes Nylon 6,6 Airbag Plant II-20

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-21

Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan) II-21

BASF SE (Germany) II-21

E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (US) II-21

Formosa Plastics Group (Taiwan) II-22

Honeywell International, Inc. (US) II-22

Huntsman Corporation (US) II-23

Koch Industries, Inc. (US) II-23

Invista S.a r.l. (US) II-24

LANXESS AG (Germany) II-24

Li Heng Chemical Fibre Technologies Limited (China) II-24

Li Peng Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-25

Nylstar SA (Spain) II-25

RadiciGroup (Italy) II-25

Rhodia S.A. (France) II-26

Royal DSM N.V. (The Netherlands) II-26

Ube Industries, Ltd. (Japan) II-26

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-28

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Nylon by Geographic Region- North America, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 6: World Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region

- North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for

Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 7: World 13-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Consumption for North

America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Nylon Consumption III-1

Fall in Auto Sector Dents Nylon Resin Prospects III-1

Nylon Resin Prices Soar III-1

Invista to Prop Up the Market III-2

Export-Import Statistics III-2

Exports III-2

Table 8: US Exports of Synthetic Filament

TOW-Nylon/Polyamide (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Export Value by Country for Japan, El Salvador, China,

Mexico, Ireland, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 9: US Exports of Staple Fibers of Nylon or Other

Polyamides (Not Carded or Combed) (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Export Value by Country for China, Belgium,

Mexico, Japan, Canada and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 10: US Exports of Synthetic Staple Fibers of Nylon

(Carded or Combed) (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Export Value by Country for Canada, Singapore, Belgium,

Mexico, Germany, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-3

Imports III-3

Table 11: US Imports of Synthetic Filament

TOW-Nylon/Polyamide (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Import Value by Country for France, China, Canada,

Germany, South Korea, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 12: US Imports of Staple Fibers of Nylon or Other

Polyamides (Not Carded or Combed) (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Value by Country for Spain, Germany,

Switzerland, China, Canada, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 13: US Imports of Synthetic Staple Fibers of Nylon

(Carded or Combed) (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Import Value by Country for Germany, Mexico, United

Kingdom, Italy, Japan, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-4

Product Launches III-4

Strategic Corporate Developments III-5

Select Players III-8

B.Market Analytics III-10

Table 14: North American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Nylon Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures

in Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 15: North American Historic Review for Nylon Market

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-11

2. JAPAN III-12

A.Market Analysis III-12

Outlook III-12

Market Overview III-12

Strategic Corporate Development III-12

Select Players III-12

B.Market Analytics III-14

Table 16: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Nylon Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 17: Japanese Historic Review for Nylon Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

3. EUROPE III-15

A.Market Analysis III-15

Outlook III-15

Nylon Fibers Market - An Overview III-15

Table 18: Nylon Fiber Market as a Percentage of Man-Made

Fibers in Europe, China, and World Markets (2008) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Nylon Fiber Production in Western Europe III-16

Factors Affecting Nylon Fibers Market III-16

Product Launches III-16

Strategic Corporate Developments III-17

Select Players III-18

B.Market Analytics III-21

Table 19: European Recent Past, Current & Future for Nylon

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 20: European Historic Review for Nylon Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-23

A.Market Analysis III-23

Outlook III-23

Overview III-23

Strategic Corporate Developments III-23

Select Players III-24

B.Market Analytics III-25

Table 21: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Nylon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of

Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 22: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nylon by

Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 23: Asia-Pacific 13-Year Perspective for Nylon by

Geographic - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Consumption for

China and Rest of Asia- Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2009

and 2015 III-26

4a. CHINA III-27

A.Market Analysis III-27

Outlook III-27

China - The Leading Nylon Producer III-27

Favorable Nylon Demand III-27

China Imposes Tariff on Nylon Product Imports III-27

Trend in Nylon Cord Market III-28

Competitive Landscape III-28

Table 24: Leading Players in the Chinese Nylon Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity

for Li Heng Chemical Fiber, China Sky Chemical Fiber,

Guangdong Xinhui Meida Nylon, Mesbon China, Creator Nylon,

Yantai Chemical Fibre Nylon, Hangzhou Hongfu Nylon,

Zhejiang Sanma Nylon, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-28

Strategic Corporate Developments III-29

Select Player III-30

B.Market Analytics III-31

Table 25: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Nylon Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand

Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 26: Chinese Historic Review for Nylon Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-32

A.Market Analysis III-32

Outlook III-32

India III-32

Malaysia III-32

Taiwan III-32

South Korea III-32

Product Launch III-32

B.Market Analytics III-33

Table 27: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &

Future Analysis for Nylon Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 28: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nylon

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-33

5. LATIN AMERICA III-34

A.Market Analysis III-34

Outlook III-34

Brazil III-34

Strategic Corporate Development III-34

B.Market Analytics III-35

Table 29: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Nylon Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures

in Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 30: Latin American Historic Review for Nylon Analyzed

with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

6. REST OF WORLD III-36

Market Analysis III-36

Table 31: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Nylon Analyzed with Annual Consumption in

Thousand Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 32: Rest of World Historic Review for Nylon Analyzed

with Annual Consumption in Thousand Tons for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 70 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 77)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 31

Canada 2

Japan 5

Europe 19

France 2

Germany 7

The United Kingdom 2

Italy 3

Spain 1

Rest of Europe 4

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 18

Middle-East 2

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