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Drivers for Sustainability in the Chemicals Industry

In more recent times, there has been a push toward developing renewable energy sources, carbon-neutral initiatives, and an integrated life-cycle that would develop and implement digitalization strategies to enable carbon reduction and accountability. The chemicals industry has been at the forefront of innovation, developing chemicals and materials to enable breakthrough technologies and the transition to a low-carbon economy.Continue reading

Double-Digit Growth in HI&I Cleaning Ingredients Demand: Which Regions are Leading the Way?

The market of ingredients for household, industrial, and institutional (HI&I) cleaning applications is going through changes across all regions of the world. Innovation in dosage forms, increasing disposable income in developing countries, increasing importance of the green movement, and environmental regulations are some of the key trends driving those changesHerewith, we are highlighting some early findings from our HI&I study, scheduled to be published in Q4 2020. In this blog, we will focus on the United States, Europe, and China. Our next blog will cover the remaining regions included in the study: Brazil, India, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. So keep an eye on our website’s blogs section: https://klinegroup.com/category/chemicals/  

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Synthetic Latex Polymers Market in a Post-COVID World

Synthetic latex polymers are essential components of many consumer and industrial products. These polymers are governed by several different application markets, ranging from paints, adhesives, and construction to tires, leather, and more. The synthetic latex polymers market, as studied by Kline for close to 50 years, broadly depends on a combination of industrial output trends and consumer market trends in each country or region. More specifically, their markets in individual applications depend on end-use industry factors.

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Staples Sets its Sights on Larger Janitorial Cleaning Accounts

About a decade ago, Staples started carrying select cleaning products in its stores to help offset declining sales and low margins on some office supplies being sold.  These products were largely targeted at small- to mid-sized commercial end users in office and professional settings, such as office managers. Therefore, the product mix was mainly surface wipes and restroom cleaning products.   Continue reading

Webinar Alert: Opportunities in Excipients for OSDFs in the post COVID-19 Market

While the spotlights are on biopharmaceuticals, the OSDF segment represents more than half of the 1100+ billion USD global pharmaceutical market. With sizeable markets in large developed countries but also large growth potential in some other parts of the world, it is the segment with the greatest opportunities for excipients suppliers.

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Upcoming Webinar: Specialty Actives in Personal Care Market – Key Insights

Biofunctional active ingredients continue to be among the fastest-growing segments in the personal care industry and are therefore a very dynamic market. While Europe and the United States remain key markets, other geographies represent major potential growth areas, but each regional market has its own set of drivers and restraints. This webinar will dive into some key findings from the recently published study Specialty Actives in Personal Care: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities.

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Top 10 Trends in Excipients for the Nutraceutical Oral Solid Dosage Forms Market

The overall nutraceuticals market is growing at a higher rate than pharmaceuticals. However, the growth in the nutraceutical market does not entirely translate to excipients market growth for nutraceutical OSDFs. The reason: Excipients are mainly used in the nutraceutical oral solid forms of tablets and capsules and not in forms such as protein powders or other functional foods that are growing at a slightly higher rate. While the United States is the largest market, the European market will be growing more quickly, with some segments, such as functional coatings for nutraceuticals, still developing.

Here are the 10 biggest trends in excipients for the nutraceutical oral solid dosage forms market:

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Webinar Date Changed! A PORTFOLIO OF OPPORTUNITIES? Lonza’s Specialty Ingredients Business

 

Note: Due to technical issues resulting from an overwhelming number of people working from home worldwide, our digital platform is having difficulties hosting events. To avoid unnecessary stress to attendees and with hopes that the platform will resolve their technical problems, we are postponing the live webinar to  March 25, 2020.

Webinar Introduction: There have been a number of developments over the years in the biocide industry from regulatory clampdowns through to consolidations and divestments. This brief seminar aims to provide a high-level overview of Lonza’s specialty ingredients business in the context of the biocides and personal care markets.

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