January 2012

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: China dominates the nylon engineering plastics market

Growing demand for durable goods, and the production of those goods in Asia and China, in particular, means that, through 2016, Northeast Asia will continue to be the largest consumer of nylon enginee..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Growing demand for durable goods, and the production of those goods in Asia and China, in particular, means that, through 2016, Northeast Asia will continue to be the largest consumer of nylon engineering resins, a specialty chemicals group of engineering plastics used for production of a broad range of applications including component parts for automobiles, electronics and appliances. This is according to a new global market study issued by IHS. The study focuses on engineering plastic markets and applications, and covers historical developments and future projections for supply, demand, capacity and trade in the global nylon 6 and nylon 6,6 engineering thermoplastic resin markets for 2006

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