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Future of Surfactants Summit North America

Date: 23rd September 2020 - 24th September 2020 Location: Boston - Massachusetts - USA

ACI’s 5th Future of Surfactants Summit North America 2020, taking place on 23rd and 24th September in Boston,  will once again bring together senior executives and experts from the surfactants industry: manufacturers, raw material producers and suppliers, as well as consultants, regulatory affairs bodies, associations and other industry specialists in the cosmetic/agricultural/pharma sector, to discuss the latest challenges and developments making an impact on the industry.

The 2019 event brought together industry professionals from organisations including AGAE Technologies, Mircoban, Clariant, Croda, Kline, NSF Sustainability, Sironix Renewables and many more.

This year, the event will discuss topics such as Raw Materials Supply & Demand, Regulatory Issues & Supply Chain Activity, Analysis of Bio-based Surfactants as well as the Use of surfactants across various industry sectors and Evolution of Performance & Applications.

Join us in Boston for two days of exchanging perspectives over the North American surfactants market and not only, learning about the huge market potential and taking advantage of the excellent networking opportunities with your peers.

Previous Attendees Included:

Misco Products Corporation * Pulcra Chemicals * Kimberly-Clark Corporation * Sea-Land Chemical Company * HELM AG * Locus Fermentation Solutions * Oxiteno SA * RB * Eurofins Regulatory Science Services * Omnitech International * DOW * Jeneil Biotech, Inc * Shell Chemicals LP * Vantage Specialty Chemicals * Stepan * Exxonmobil * AdvanSix * Hydrite * Procter & Gamble Co * Microban Products Co * Wilmar Oleo North America LLC * Envirocon Technologies Inc * Sani Marc * Amines & Plasticizers Limited * Jiahua Chemicals Inc * NaturAll Club * EPA * INOLEX * Stepan * Elavo Mundi Solutions * NSF Sustainability * University Of Cincinnati * Sironix Renewables * Croda * Amway * Manhattan College * University Of Massachusetts Lowell * KIK Custom Products- LAVO * Kline * Halliburton * AGAE Technologies * University Of Oklahoma * Solvay * Clariant and many more…


23rd September 2020
24th September 2020
Event Categories:


Mateo Wiegold – Content
+44 (0) 203 141 0649
Marcin Janecki – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+48 61 646 7047
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
+44 (0) 20 3141 0626
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Boston, MA United States

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  • Future of Surfactants Market Overview
  • Global Regulation in Surfactants: Meeting the Standards and Overcoming the Challenges
  • Bio Based Surfactants: Driving towards a more Renewable and Cost Effective Manufacturing Process
  • Implementing Sustainable Strategies in the Surfactants Industry
  • Satisfying Consumer Demands in the Industry
  • Enhancing the Performance of Surfactants
  • Capitalising on and Applying the Technological Developments into the Industry
  • Discussing the Application of New Innovations and Methods for Surfactants
  • Exploring the Future of Packaging

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Mateo Wiegold

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0649

Email: [email protected]

Consumer product manufacturers, Surfactant manufacturers, Cosmetic product / ingredient formulators, raw material producers & suppliers, product developers,  regulatory affairs specialists,  personal care brand owners, natural cosmetic /ingredient producers, consultants, cosmetic associations, equity firms, regulatory affairs specialists, oleochemicals companies, retailers


The United Soybean Board (USB) is a farmer-funded organization that helps fund research to develop and commercialize industrial applications using chemical derivatives from U.S.-grown soybeans. Renewable by nature, U.S. soy can be used as a raw material in a diverse group of surfactants. Funded by USB, Battelle Memorial Institute has developed a platform technology to produce a unique class of surfactants for use in laundry and cleaning applications using high oleic soybean oil to improve performance, such as the removal of coffee and make-up stains.  Today, more manufacturers are turning to renewable resources for raw materials, and soy offers a number of advantages including performance, versatility, cost and sustainability. USB-funded successes include soy-based paints and coatings, polyurethane foam, composites, adhesives, and rubber being used by such market leaders as Sherwin-Williams, Rust-Oleum, Ford Motor Company, Lear Corporation, John Deere, Columbia Forest Products and Goodyear. In addition to surfactants, USB is currently funding research to develop new products for asphalt, lubricants, and oil and gas exploration. The USB represents more than 600,000 U.S. soybean farmers. For more information, visit  www.soynewuses.org.



ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Sam Cormack

Tel: +44 203 141 0626

Email: [email protected]


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Through a joint effort, the 3-year H2020 project ENABLING intends to develop the great potential of the bio-based industry, encouraging the creation of efficient and structured biomass supply chains for the production of bio-based products (BBP). To do so, ENABLING proposes tools and methodologies nurturing collaboration and knowledge transfer among practitioners in the sector, through:

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WorldPressOnline is the leading portal of information for international journalists in the trade press of Beauty & Personal Care (Make-Up, Ingredients & Spa included), Packaging, Printing, Publishing & Converting industries.

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Chemical Search International specialises in global talent acquisition, management and professional development for the chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience sectors. This year we launch our exclusive ChemExecSM | Executive Club offering faster, simpler networking for our industry. Please join our Club or get in touch for an exploratory chat.


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LINK:  ChemExecSM | Executive Club

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For media partnerships, please contact:
Adamantia (Mado) Lampropoulou
+44 (0) 203 141 0607

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Hongwei Shen, Managing of Technology, Colgate-Palmolive

Scott Tuchinsky, Global Sales Director- Home Care and Water Treatment, Croda

Keith Gutowski, Head of Development – Home Care, I&I, and Industrial Formulators, BASF Corporation

Mohamed Omer, Chief Scientific Officer, NaturAll Club

Keith DeSanto, CEO, Rhamnolipid Inc.

Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Professor, Department of Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts

Evelyn Su, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Sinolion USA

Donald Ward, Sr. Research Toxicologist, NSF Sustainability

Dr. Jun Wu, Ph.D. & Expert in Green Surfactants, Columbia University

Shoaib Arif, Research Chemist, Pilot Chemical Company

Dr.Brian Grady, Director of Institute for Applied for Surfactant Research, University of Oklahoma

Samiul Amin, Associate Professor, Manhattan College

Nicole Acevado, Founder & CEO, ELavo Mundi Solutions

Sukhwan Soontravanich, Staff Scientist, EcoLab


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