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Jun 2018
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Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Specialty Polyamides

This report provides an updated overview of the technological, economic and market aspects of selected specialty polyamides, including polyamide 6,10;  12;  4,6 and copolyamide elastomers (COPA).  Detailed cost of production estimates for various technologies are presented for USGC, Coastal China and Western Europe.
Jun 2018
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Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPUs)

Process technologies and production economics for thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are presented. Economics were developed for ether TPUs and ester TPUs for both USGC and Coastal China, as produced by different types of reactive extrusion equipment. Regional market demand and forecasts are also provided.
Jun 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Electrochemicals and Electrofuels

The purpose of this report is to analyze technology developments in the nascent renewable/biobased electrochemicals and electrofuels sector.  Utilizing renewable power and carbon dioxide, a number of renewable chemicals and fuels can be produced.  Technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing selected electrochemicals and electrofuels are examined, including syngas, methane, ethylene, gasoline, organic acids, 3-HPA, alcohols, ethylene glycol and hydrogen.
May 2018
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Petrochemicals
Polymers and Plastics
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Market Analytics: Acrylic Acid and Super Absorbent Polymers - 2018

Analysis and forecast to 2035 of supply and demand of the global acrylic acid and super absorbent polymers markets.  This analysis identifies the issues shaping the industry as well as provide detailed demand, supply and net trade data for 40 countries.  
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Petrochemicals
Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Changing Feedstock Trends and their Effects on the Surfactants Value Chain

This report will provide a comprehensive strategic analysis across the surfactants value chain including the synthetic and natural oil-based suppliers, and the formulators.  In particular, the study will examine how formulators view their supply options in the prevailing feedstock environment, and what is the potential value of innovation in this value chain.
Dec 2017
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) as a replacement for conventional petrochemical polymers.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing PHAs, and their relative costs by region against conventional LDPE. 
Dec 2017
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Polyamides

The purpose of this report is to analyze technology developments that lead to the bio-based monomer production used in the manufacture of polyamides.  Bio-renewable sources such as castor oil, palm kernel oil, starch, sugar, and tallow are currently being developed for the production of bio-monomers.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing several bio-monomers.
Dec 2017
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Lignin

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in lignin based-chemical technology. Lignin derived from biomass can be converted into a number of chemical products, most notably carbon fiber and phenolic resins—with potential to improve the GHG footprint.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing lignin-based products.
Dec 2017
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Polymers and Plastics
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)

PMMA process technologies and production economics are presented. Descriptions are provided for general processes and licensed technologies along with cost of production estimates for USGC, Western Europe and China. Demand by end use, capacity and supply/demand/trade data is provided for global and regional markets.
Oct 2017
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Jet Fuel

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in bio-based Jet fuel (or biojet) technologies.  Jet fuel from bio-based materials or processes that is blended with conventional jet can improve the GHG profile of air travel.  The purpose of this study is to assess the regulatory, technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing jet fuel via bio-based sources or processes.

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