Surfactants in the River Warta: 1990-2000
Tags: SURFACE active agents
- Stability returns to U.S. surfactants. Fattah, Hassan // Chemical Week;1/24/96, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p33
Reports on the performance of the surfactants market in the United States in 1995. Resolution of the issues plaguing the industry; Success of Petrasa Canada's start-up of its linear alkylbenzene plant; Price increases; Growth from developing markets; Other trends in 1995.
- Margins and regulations scrub down Europe. Ward, Mike // Chemical Week;1/24/96, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p38
Reports on the performance of the European surfactants market in 1995. Major factors which restrained the industry in 1995; focus on cheaper feedstocks; Long-term projection for the industry; Areas of overcapacity in Europe.
- Glucosamides grow. // Chemical Week;10/9/96, Vol. 158 Issue 38, p35
Predicts the growth of the glucosamides surfactants market in the United States and Europe in 1998.
- Competition and margin pressures increase. Walsh, Kerri; Gain, Bruce // Chemical Week;7/30/97, Vol. 159 Issue 29, p25
Offers a look at the specialty surfactants business. Problems faced by the industry; Projected demands for amphoterics and nonionics; What has led to significant restructuring and consolidation in the surfactants sector; Business strategy of some specialty surfactants producers.
- Surfactant Producers Take a Cautious Path. Challener, Cynthia // Chemical Market Reporter;1/27/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 4, pFR9
Focuses on the trends in the surfactants market in North America as of January 27, 2003. Increasing impact of environmental regulations on the industry; Changes in the product value chain; Expected growth in worldwide consumption of surfactants. INSET: Detergent Additives Roundup.
- Alternative surfactants for improved detergent formulations. Agrawal, N.; Saxena, S. // Chemical Business;June99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p111
Presents information on a study which focused on alternative surfactants for improved detergent formulations. Factors that cause the reformulation of detergent; Several forms of detergents; Types of surfactants in detergents; Role of surfactant in detergency; Effect of nonionics and anionic...
- AES on the move. Ortega, Teresa // Chemical Market Reporter;01/26/98, Vol. 253 Issue 4, pFR10
Focuses on the growth in the market share of alcohol ether sulfates (AES) among surfactants in the United States. Factors influencing the growth of the market; Reasons for the switch to AES use from linear alkylbenzene sulfonate and alcohol sulfate use; AES market share growth from 1990 to 1996.
- On the positive side with cationic surfactants. Scheraga, Dan // Chemical Market Reporter;01/26/98, Vol. 253 Issue 4, pFR18
Presents an overview of the performance of the cationic surfactants industry in 1997. Effects of competition in North America and Europe; Growth projections; Global sales of cationic and amphoteric surfactants; Market share of fabric softeners; Cationic surfactant consumption in Asia. INSETS:...
- Latin and Asian demand agitates LAB/LAS market. Thurston, Charles W. // Chemical Market Reporter;01/26/98, Vol. 253 Issue 4, pFR22
Focuses on the linear alkyl benzene sulfonate (LAS) and linear alkyl benzene (LAB) sectors of the surfactant industry of the United States. Percentage increase in demand for LAS in 1997; Stepan's increase in its total LAS capacity; Growth in the demand for LAB and LAS in Latin America and Asia;...
- Nonionic surfactants face a tale of two different markets. Rosen, Meyer R. // Chemical Market Reporter;01/26/98, Vol. 253 Issue 4, pFR24
Focuses on the market prospects for nonionic surfactants alcohol ethoxylates (AE) and alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs) in the United States. Impact of a tight detergent-range alcohol market and gain of liquids over powders in laundry detergents; Estimated global demand for APE and AE in household...