IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Surfactants

ACI 2013: Emphasis returns to innovation

5:29 PM MST | January 31, 2013 | Robert Westervelt, Vincent Valk, and Rebecca Coons in Orlando

Innovation and sustainability were top concerns at ACI's annual conference in Orlando this week, as raw materials price volatility eased up and soap and detergent manufacturers look forward to new growth opportunities. "I think most people are cautiously optimistic" about 2013, says Kevin Gallagher, president of Croda, Inc. "I think the year is starting strong for many companies. Maybe not as strong as everyone would like, but better than last year." Price volatility has gone down, and the focus has shifted towards innovation, says Ecolab CEO...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.


Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis from the entire global chemical enterprise on chemweek.com
  • Mobile edition of Chemical Week
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional focus
  • Global outlook issue

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa