Global and Chinese High Barrier Material (PVDC, EVOH, PEN) Industry Report, 2013-2016

Global and Chinese High Barrier Material (PVDC, EVOH, PEN) Industry Report,

Dublin, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
( has announced
the addition of the "Global and Chinese High Barrier Material (PVDC, EVOH,
PEN) Industry Report, 2013-2016" report to their offering.

Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC), Ethylene / Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer (EVOH),
Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN) are three well-known high barrier materials in
the market. Featured with strong gas barrier property, organic solvent
resistance, environmental protection and safety, these materials are widely
used in food, drug packaging and other fields.

By 2012, the global PVDC resin capacity had been 214Kt, mainly contributed by
Dow Chemical, Kureha, Asahi Kasei and other companies. Meanwhile, major
Chinese PVDC resin producers included Juhua (capacity: 28 Kt/a) and Nantong
Hui Yu Feng New Materials (a joint venture of Shuanghui, Kureha and Toyota
Tsusho) (capacity: 10 Kt/a). In 2013, Juhua will expand the PVDC resin
capacity to 34Kt/a, while in 2014,Nantong Hui Yu Feng New Materials will raise
the PVDC resin capacity to 20Kt/a.

In China, PVDC resin is usually applied to the production of PVDC casing film.
As of 2012, China's PVDC casing film capacity hit 80Kt/a, of which 35Kt/a
(44%) came from Shuanghui and 12Kt/a (15%) was generated by Shandong Jinluo.
Furthermore, China is developing PVDC plastic wrap and PVDC shrink film. In
August 2012, Juhua developed PVDC plastic wrap resin independently.

In 2012, the global EVOH resin capacity reached 132Kt, mostly released by
Kuraray, Nippon Gohsei and Taiwan ChangChun PetroChemical. China relies on the
import of EVOH resin. In the future, in the wake of China's EVOH resin
industrialization, the upgrading of food packaging and the fast-growing
automotive industry, the demand for EVOH resin will ascend stably.

By 2012, Teijin, Toyobo and Mitsubishi Chemical had the ability of producing
PEN. China is conducting the R & D of PEN products, and no one company can
enforce mass production.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Overview of High Barrier Materials
1.1 Definition
1.2 Classification
1.3 Industry Chain
1.4 Prospect

2 Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC)
2.1 Definition and Classification
2.2 Production Process
2.3 Global Supply & Demand Analysis and Forecast
2.4 China's Supply & Demand Analysis and Forecast
2.5 Import & Export Analysis and Forecast
2.5.1 Export Analysis and Forecast
2.5.2 Import Analysis and Forecast
2.6 Application and Prospect

3 Major Global and Chinese PVDC Producers

4 Ethylene / Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer (EVOH)
4.1 Definition and Properties
4.2 Production Process
4.3 Global Supply and Demand Analysis
4.4 China's Supply and Demand Analysis
4.5 Application and Prospect

5 Major Global and Chinese EVOH Producers

6 Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN)
6.1 Definition and Properties
6.2 Production Process
6.3 Status Quo of Global and Chinese PEN Resin Production
6.4 Application and Prospect

7 Major Global and Chinese PEN Producers

Companies Mentioned

  *Dow Chemical
  *Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development
  *Jiangsu Golden Material
  *Nippon Gohsei
  *Taiwan ChangChun PetroChemical
  *Zhejiang Juhua

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