Tom Branna, Editorial Director || March 5, 2014 Suppliers to the laundry and home care sector bring new products, new capacity and new technology to market as consumers seek solutions to make cleaning easier than ever.
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || March 13, 2013 From powders to single dose packs and pods, convenience and performance have driven the US detergent category over the last 50 years. And while consumers have benefitted from these all advances, they still don’t like doing laundry.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || November 6, 2012 The industrial and institutional cleaning market is struggling to regain pre-recession growth rates, but some observers say the days of picking low-hanging fruit are over.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || April 2, 2012 The laundry care market is besieged by higher raw material costs and retailer inflexibility on pricing. Laundry detergent suppliers offer a variety of strategies to succeed in this increasingly complex new world.
November 11, 2005 Patent No. US 6,423,678 B1: Amway researchers, Ada, MI, have patented a liquid detergent composition with a surfactant and hydroptrope derived from peaked ethoxylated alcohol and polyethylene glycol ether of glycerin.…