Surfactants in a slump

De Guzman, Doris
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business Americas;10/16/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 14, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the business condition of commodity surfactant producers. Anthony Latella of BASF North America cites the trend that could impact investment and reinvestment decisions in the industry. Several factors that weakened demand for petroleum-based surfactants include the continued cost-driven reformulations and deformulations in the U.S. laundry detergents.


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