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Surfactants

Table of Contents

Summary
Introduction
Overview of the surfactants industry
North America
Industry structure
Producing companies
Company profile—Stepan Company
Operating characteristics
Introduction
Research and development
Manufacturing
Marketing
Profitability and cost structure
Government regulations
Trends and opportunities
Critical factors for success
Latin America
Industry structure
Producing companies
Western Europe
Industry structure
Suppliers
Distributors
Associations and interest groups
Corporate activities
Producing companies
Company profiles
Operating characteristics
Research and development
Manufacturing
Marketing
Profitability and cost structure
Government regulations
Trends and opportunities
Critical factors for success
Central and Eastern Europe
Industry structure
Producing companies
Middle East
Industry structure
Producing companies
Africa
Industry structure
Producing companies
China
Industry structure
Producing companies
Company profiles
Sinopec
Tianjin Tianzhi Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.
Operating characteristics
Introduction
Research and development
Manufacturing
Sulfonation
Ethoxylation
Marketing
Profitability and cost structure
Government regulations
Trends and opportunities
Critical factors for success
Japan/Other Asia
Industry structure
Producing companies
Company profiles
Kao Corporation
Lion Corporation
Toho Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Operating characteristics
Introduction
Research and development
Manufacturing
Marketing
Profitability and cost structure
Government regulations
Trends and opportunities
Critical factors for success
Surfactant markets by product type
Products and functions
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
North America
Consumption and markets
Overview
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
Market participants
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
Prices
Future trends and strategic issues
Latin America
Western Europe
Consumption and markets
Overview
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
Market participants
Prices
Future trends and strategic issues
Central and Eastern Europe
Consumption, markets and trends
Market participants
Prices
Middle East
Consumption, markets and trends
Market participants
Prices
Africa
Consumption, markets and trends
Market participants
Prices
China
Consumption and markets
Overview
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
Market participants
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
Prices
Japan/Other Asia
Consumption and markets
Overview
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates, alcohol ether sulfates, alcohol sulfates and alpha-olefin sulfonates
alpha-Sulfonated methyl esters
Naphthalene sulfonates
Phosphates
Sulfosuccinates
Other sulfonates and sulfates
Other
Cationic surfactants
Quaternary ammonium salts
Alkylamine salts
Nonionic surfactants
Alcohol ethoxylates
EO/PO copolymers
Alkylphenol ethoxylates
Nonethoxylated fatty acid esters
Ethoxylated fatty acid esters
Fatty alkanolamides
Other
Market participants
Amphoteric surfactants
Alkylamido betaines
Alkyldimethyl betaines
Imidazoline-derived amphoterics
Other
Anionic surfactants
Acyl sarcosinates
Alkylphenylether sulfates
Branched alkylbenzene sulfonates
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates, alcohol sulfonates and alcohol ether sulfates
N-Acyl methyl taurates
Naphthalene sulfonate-formaldehyde condensates and naphthalene sulfonates
alpha-Olefin sulfonates
Polyoxyethylene alkyl ether phosphate
Sulfosuccinates
Other
Cationic surfactants
Fatty amine oxides
Fatty amines and their salts
Quaternary ammonium salts
Quaternized imidazolines
Nonionic surfactants
Alcohol ethoxylates
Alkylphenol ethoxylates
Fatty alkanolamides
Monoglycerol fatty acid esters
Polyethylene glycol fatty acid esters and polypropylene glycol fatty acid esters
Sorbitan fatty acid esters and ethoxylated sorbitan esters
Other
Prices
Amphoteric surfactants
Anionic surfactants
Cationic surfactants
Nonionic surfactants
Surfactant markets by market area
North America
Overview
Home and personal care
Household detergents
Personal care products
Introduction
Surfactant consumption
Market participants
Household fabric softeners
Introduction
Surfactants for fabric softeners
Consumption
Market participants
Industrial, institutional and commercial applications
I&I cleaners
Food
Agricultural products
Oil field, lubricant and related
Emulsion polymerization
Fiber and textile industry
Other
Construction
Mining
Paper
Metal cleaning and processing
Fire extinguishers
Western Europe
Overview
Home and personal care
Household detergents
Personal care products
Household fabric softeners
Industrial, institutional and commercial applications
Industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaners/washing
Construction
Emulsion polymerization
Agricultural products
Oil field and mining
Paper industry
Food
Fiber and textile industry
Other industrial applications
Fire extinguishing
Metalworking
Pharmaceutical
Photographic
China
Overview
Home and personal care
Household detergents
Personal care products
Fabric softeners
Industrial, institutional and commercial applications
Japan/Other Asia
Overview
Home and personal care
Household detergents
Personal care products
Household fabric softeners
Industrial, institutional and commercial applications
Cosmetics and pharmaceuticals
Fiber and textile industry
Plastics and rubber
Construction
Metals and mining
Pulp and paper
Commercial laundries
Food
Inks and coatings
Agricultural products
Other
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