A look at the top superabsorbent polymer makers in the world

Ohmura, Kin
November 2013
Nonwovens Industry;Nov2013, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p40
The article offers information on the largest producer of superabsorbent polymer (SAP) in the world. The companies included in the list are Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd., Sumitomo Seika Chemical Co., and Taiwan Plastics. The author mentions that the total production of the companies on the list totals nearly 2.2 million tons as of August 2013. Also tackled is the competition among SAP manufacturers, with details on their biggest application.


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