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Cleaning products makers expect reasonable growth in 2019, despite rumblings of slower GDP.
Grasim Industries (Mumbai, India), a part of Aditya Birla Group, has announced that it has acquired the chlor-alkali business of K.P.R. Industries (Guntur, India).
Delegates were upbeat at the American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI’s) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida last month, as the consumer benefits of cleaning products position industry to ride out both economic uncertainty and regulatory threats.
The flavors and fragrances (F&F) market includes numerous smaller players, many of them family-owned, that operate in a single region and with a focus on a specific niche, such as savory flavors or sports drinks.
Global consumption of surfactants was more than 16.8 million metric tons in 2018, with an estimated market value of $39 billion, according to IHS Markit.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has submitted a proposal for the restriction of microplastic particles that are intentionally added to mixtures used by consumers or professionals.
Nouryon (Amsterdam, Netherlands), formerly AkzoNobel’s chemicals unit, says it will expand its offering to customers in the detergents market through a supply agreement with biobased polymers maker Itaconix (Stratham, New Hampshire).