Nonionic Surfactants: United States

This report forecasts US nonionic surfactant demand in pounds to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of fatty amine oxides, alcohol ethoxylates, alkylphenol ethoxylates, sugar-derived surfactants, fatty alkanolamides, block copolymers, and other nonionic surfactants.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided at five-year intervals for 2003, 2008, and 2013; the various segments are reported for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends; key economic indicators; and trends in the household cleaning product, oil and gas, personal care product, and industrial and institutional cleaning product industries. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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