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Best of Pharma Excipients 2021

Pharmaceutical Excipients: Top 5 Picks for 2021

Pharmaceutical excipients play a crucial role in the industry, streamlining the processing of the drug delivery system during its manufacturing, boosting the effectiveness and/or delivery of the drug, and helping to maintain the integrity of the drug during storage. Choosing the correct excipient can reduce manufacturing costs and make all the difference in terms of patient compliance and overall success of the drug. As such, pharmaceutical excipients represent a lucrative market offering a plethora of opportunities.
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best of agrochemicals specialty pesticides 2021

Agrochemicals/Specialty Pesticides: Top 5 Picks for 2021

While production and supply within the agrochemicals market were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of the industry, nonetheless, continues to be positive, driven by global population growth, the increasing need to cut crop losses and maximize yields, consumer trends toward sustainably produced food, and the role of agrochemicals in helping to mitigate climate change. However, that’s not to say all is rosy.
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best of energy 2021

Energy: Top Picks for 2021

In 2021, the energy industry witnessed changes on a transformational level. These included global supply chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the enhanced focus worldwide on greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonization, and multiple groundbreaking technological advancements. 
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Top 5 Resources for the Healthcare Industry 2021

Consumer Healthcare: Top 5 Picks for 2021

Looking back at the second year of the global pandemic, we’re reflecting on the issues that shaped the consumer healthcare industry while gauging consumers’ top priorities. One of the most notable themes of 2021 was the increased demand for wellness and treatment products, a trend that is expected to continue for the next several years. Fueled by the growing interest in wellness, innovative products are launching in categories focused on immunity and the “beauty from within” market. 
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Best of PC and HI&I 2021

Ingredients in Personal Care and HI&I Cleaning Markets: Top 5 Picks for 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic took a bite out of the Ingredients in Personal Care and HI&I Cleaning markets, including shutting down manufacturing operations and disrupting supply chains around the world, it also brought about some positive developments. For example, the increasing consumer focus on healthier personal care ingredients and cleaning chemicals is expected to fuel substantial growth going forward.
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Industrial & Institutional Cleaning Industry: Top 5 Picks for 2021

Industrial & Institutional Cleaning: Top 5 Picks for 2021

Growing awareness about the crucial and potentially life-saving importance of cleanliness and the professional cleaning industry was fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, with related hygiene and safety protocols put into effect throughout most of 2021. Looking back on the powerful concepts that defined the industry during the year, we found that cleaning for health rather than appearance, the increased frequency of cleaning, and a focus on hand hygiene were at the top of the list in terms of priorities. 
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Food Industry 2021

Food & Nutrition: Top 5 Picks for 2021

Consumers’ growing interest in improving their diets with nutritious food products continued to drive the global plant-based meat industry in 2021. They also focused on sustainability issues within the industry — a call to action that brands heard loud and clear. As a result, the food industry’s commitment to mitigating its impact on climate change has created new opportunities in the market  even while some eyebrows were raised when it came to the subject of cultured meat.   
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Beauty & Personal Care Segment

Beauty & Personal Care: Top 10 Picks for 2021

Despite having taken some hard hits during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Beauty & Personal Care segment continues to not only thrive but remains one of the fastest-growing consumer markets. Increases are being fueled not only by young consumers entering the market but by the aging population, with both ends of the spectrum equally as focused on taking care of themselves and looking their best. The gradual consumer shift toward premium and luxury cosmetics brands has also boosted the market.
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Biopesticides

Biopesticides Are Going to Pot — But That’s Good News for the Market

Many analysts predict that the global market for biopesticides will double over the next five years — but much of this growth won’t come from traditional markets.  

“Medical marijuana,” says Dennis Fugate, Industry Manager for our Agriculture and Specialty Pesticide practice, “is one of the more unusual markets fueling the increased demand for biopesticides.” Because the compounds that are used in biopesticides have very specific modes of action, they don’t affect non-targeted organisms, making them very appealing to growers of medical marijuana. And, because biopesticides don’t leave behind dangerous residues, they’ve become equally as appealing to users of medical marijuana.

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Cleaning wipes

Wipes Remain Key to Keeping Facilities Safe from COVID

Demand for cleaning wipes is increasing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and a new variant of the virus penetrates the United States.  

“With the increased cleaning frequency across the board at industrial and institutional facilities, disposable wipes have proven to not only be an effective tool for cleaning professionals, but a convenient one,” says Laura Mahecha, Industry Manager of I&I Cleaning at Kline & Company. “We have also seen increased usage of wipes at public-facing facilities, such as retailers, where consumers use wipes to clean shopping cart handles; restaurants, where patrons clean tabletops before use; and schools, where students wipe their desks. Wipes help reassure consumers that facilities are clean and allow them to be active participants in keeping facilities clean.”  

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