Resin, Rubber & Fiber Manufacturers

Overview

The 1,000 firms in the US manufacture resin and plastics material, synthetic rubber, artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments. The industry supplies distributors and a broad range of manufacturers, including producers of apparel, footwear, tires and auto parts, containers and packaging, plastic wrap, paints and coatings, elastic chord, latex gloves, insulative materials, vinyl windows and siding, hoses, and home furnishings.

Consumer Demand for Natural Alternatives

Consumer awareness of the health and environmental impact of synthetic resins, plastics, rubber and fibers is driving demand for safer and biodegradable products.

Manufacturing Sector Disrupted

The manufacturing sector drives demand for resin, plastic, rubber and fiber materials.