the market for superabsorbent polymers: nippon shokubai expansion to make it the largest manufacturer in the world. - super absorbent polymer cost
The total output of the world's seven high-absorbent resin producers is about 1.
At the end of August, 63 million tons.
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals purchased SAP assets in Akoma, France, adding 15,000 tons of materials to its existing capacity in 2008, bringing its total output to 155,000 tons.
In addition, capital improvement is advancing, and France's current capacity will increase to 20,000 tons per year by the end of this year. As for San-
Dia Polymers, the company intends to increase Japan's annual production capacity to 130,000 tons per year by increasing production by 5000 tons by the end of 2009.
China's assets will also increase by 5000 tons, production will reach 65,000 tons, and the company's total production capacity will reach 195,000 tons.
Shokubai, Japan is carrying out a project to build new equipment with an annual output of 60,000 tons in Japan. after implementation, the company's annual production capacity in Japan will reach 320,000 tons by 2010.
According to the plan, the total production capacity of the company as a whole will be expanded to 470,000 tons per year and will establish the position of the company as the world's largest SAP producer.
BASF is also reportedly increasing SAP capacity in China, although capacity and completion deadlines have not yet been announced.
The table on Fight shows the regional production capacity.
According to this list, the production capacity of the United StatesS.
455,000 tons per year;
Europe is 401,000 tons and Asia is 775,000 tons a year.
As for the share of the United States. S. market, the U. S.
28%, 25% in Europe and 47% in Asia.
Japan's annual production capacity is 470,000 tons, accounting for 29%.
As shown in Table 1, the total capacity of Japanese manufacturers is 750,000 tons per year, accounting for 46% of the total capacity.
The market share of SAP's major producers is: shokubai, Japan, accounts for 25%;
Win the industry accounted for 25%;
BASF 21% in Germany, 11% in diameter for San Polymersis and 10% for Sumitomo fruit chemicals;
Plastic accounts for 4% in Taiwan and 4% in Cologne.
According to SAP's growth rate of demand, China is the country with the highest growth rate of demand in the global market.
At present, three companies-San-
Taiwan, Japan, Japan, Taiwan, plastic--
Production in China.
Although the three companies have a total capacity of 120,000 tons per year, BASF plans to enter the Chinese market.
Therefore, the competition among Chinese enterprises will be more intense in the future.