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2012-02-07 05:00:00

Improved economic conditions and rising disposable incomes in the Middle East have stimulated growth for the household care industry and in turn opportunities for surfactant producers. With its advantaged feedstocks and access to growth markets, the Middle East is set to become the petrochemical sector's core. Moreover, innovation in laundry detergents over the past few years has focused on performance and compatibility with other additives and ingredients of the formulation, eco-benefits and...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.