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Latest Oleochemical Stories

2013-03-13 08:23:26

ALBANY, New York, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Glycerol Market by Source (Biodiesel, Fatty Acids & Fatty Alcohols), by Applications (Personal Care, Alkyd Resins, Polyether Polyols, Others), Downstream Opportunities (Propylene Glycol, Epichlorohydrin, 1, 3 Propanediol and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast, 2012 -...

2013-01-16 08:21:38

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The oleochemicals market in North America, in terms of volume, has been static for the past 10 years, but increased consumer awareness for natural derivatives has significantly widened their usage. For instance, refined glycerin's stable and non-toxic nature has made it the best alternative carbohydrate source to sugar in sports and health drinks. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), Analysis of the...

2012-12-13 16:21:27

FARMINGTON, Conn., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chitin and Chitosan are natural biopolymers. Fatty esters are the non-greasy and non-ionic derivatives of oleochemicals. So what do they have in common? These three compounds have become the materials of choice in a broad spectrum of industries, ranging from agriculture, food, pharmaceutical, metal and water treatment, to personal care and cosmetics, and plastics. For example, chitosan are important compounds for applications such as...

2012-11-29 04:20:17

LONDON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) regulations are playing a major role in driving the European oleochemicals market which has otherwise attained maturity. These regulations are encouraging customers to consider using sustainable and eco-friendly oleochemicals. Oleochemicals are bio-compatible equivalents of petrochemicals. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://chemicals.frost.com), Analysis of the European...

2012-10-24 07:24:01

ALBANY, New York, October 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com)" Global Oleochemicals Market (Glycerine, Fatty Acids, Fatty Alcohols), Downstream Application Potential, 2010 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/global-oleochemicals-market.html ]", the global market for oleochemicals was estimated to be over 13 million tons in 2010 which is expected to reach 15...

2012-09-28 06:21:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. oleochemical industry will continue to be hard hit by the Environmental Protection Agency's policymaking on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2), according to the American Cleaning Institute, which represents the producers of oleochemicals. "ACI regrets that once again the EPA has dismissed the concerns of the domestic oleochemical industry relating to the Renewable Fuel Standard's impact on the price and availability of animal...

2012-09-11 02:20:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Chemical, a world leader of bio-refined products, announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Nexeo Solutions to distribute its SYLFAT(TM) tall oil fatty acid (TOFA) and SYLVATAL(TM) distilled tall oil (DTO) in the U.S. This agreement takes effect November 1, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/DA71609LOGO) SYLFAT(TM) is a tall oil fatty acid (TOFA) that is used in a wide range of applications...

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...

2011-08-16 11:15:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabine Biofuels LLC announced today that Robert J. Squires has joined the Company in the newly-created position of President. Mr. Squires brings to Sabine more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership and operational management in the petroleum, chemical and oleochemical industries in Canada, the United States, Germany and Malaysia. Prior to joining the Company, he served as President, North American Region, for Cognis Oleochemicals, and...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

For the past decade, CMT's Asia Surfactants, Personal & Home Care Markets conference has established itself in Shanghai as a pivotal industry event. This year, senior industry executives will make their way to brand new location in Istanbul on 23-24 March 2011. Top tier speakers will deliberate on Oleochemicals, Petrochemical-based Surfactants, Green Surfactants and Regional Market Outlook of Personal & Home Care Sectors. Istanbul, Turkey (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 For the past...