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The global VAM market size will exceed $12.5 billion by 2027

2022-06-10

VAM is a vinyl acetate monomer. It is a mass-produced industrial chemical that is used to make other industrial chemicals. VAM is an important intermediate in the manufacture of various polymers and resins used in adhesives, paints, coatings, films, textiles and other end products. The VAM market is driven by the demand for derivatives for various purposes. Its largest derivative is polyvinyl alcohol vinyl acetate (PVA), which is mainly used in adhesives due to its good adhesion properties to various substrates including wood, paper, plastic films and metals. Its other uses include paints, paper and industrial coatings.