Like many of their customers, suppliers to the detergent industry continue to wait for the global economy to make a complete recovery. In the meantime, they’re counting on innovation to propel the market forward. Read More »
Developed markets may be teetering on recession, but demand for surfactants remains steady. In fact, demand is downright buoyant in countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, China and the rest of Southeast Asia. Read More »
This isn’t some diatribe about summer family vacations. Nope, now that we’re past the halfway point for 2008, I’m just wondering if your company has experienced a slowdown during the first six months of the year. After all, consum… Read More »
let alone, organic! The Society of Cosmetic Chemists tackles the weighty issue of natural and organic materials at its annual scientific seminar in Orlando. Skin color, delivery systems, hair care and testing methods are also discussed. Read More »
St. Paul, MN
Sales: $6.1 billion for industrial and institutional cleaning products. Corporate sales: $11.8 billion. Net income: $703 million.
Key Personnel: Douglas M. Baker Jr., chairman and chief executive officer; Th… Read More »