TITLE

Polystyrene

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/22/2010, Vol. 277 Issue 7, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to polystyrene's (PS) uses, prices, supply and demand. It is used in many processes including food packaging and domestic appliances. The permanent closure of some 350,000 tonnes/year of capacity in the Netherlands, Spain, France and Germany was spurred by PS' oversupply and a lack of profitability. In the past two years, its demand has dwindled from technological changes and its substitution by polypropylene (PP).
ACCESSION #
48547065

 

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