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Article Title: U.S. Demand for Disinfectant and Antimicrobial Chemicals to Reach $1.6 Billion in 2017
Publication: Coatings World, 6/20/2013
Freedonia Study: Disinfectant & Antimicrobial Chemicals (3043)
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Demand for disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals in the U.S. is forecast to rise 6.1 percent annually to $1.6 billion in 2017. A rebound in building construction activity, in conjunction with an improving U.S. economy, will drive strong increases in industrial markets such as paint and coatings and plastics. In institutional and consumer applications, anxieties about disease -- foodborne, health care-associated (HAI), and antibiotic-resistant -- will lead to gains amid increasing regulatory scrutiny and intensifying cleaning regimens. Rising public concern about microbial pathogens will also support growth in some industrial markets as disinfectant and antimicrobial additives are incorporated into a broader array of products. These and other trends are presented in "Disinfectant & Antimicrobial Chemicals," a new study from The Freedonia Group, Inc., a Cleveland-based industry market research firm.
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