The Global Market for Surface Active Agents, 2019-2024 - Huge Opportunity on the Cards to Replace Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs) -

The "Surface Active Agents - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to's offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for in Thousand Tons & US$ Million by the following Product Segments:

  • Anionic Surfactants
  • Non-ionic Surfactants
  • Cationic Surfactants
  • Amphoteric Surfactants

The report profiles 82 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Akzo Nobel N.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Albright & Wilson (Australia) Limited (Australia)
  • Ashland, Inc. (USA)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Clariant (Switzerland)
  • Croda International Plc. (UK)
  • DKS Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • DowDuPont Inc. (USA)
  • Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
  • Galaxy Surfactants Limited (India)
  • Huntsman Corporation (USA)
  • India Glycols Ltd. (India)
  • Kao Corporation (Japan)
  • Lion Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Oxiteno S.A. (Brazil)
  • NOF Corporation (Japan)
  • P&G Chemicals (USA)
  • Pilot Chemical Company (USA)
  • Protameen Chemicals, Inc. (USA)
  • Solvay S.A. (Belgium)
  • Shell Chemicals LP (USA)
  • Sanyo Chemical Industries (Japan)
  • Sasol Limited (South Africa)
  • Stepan Company (USA)
  • Tianjin Tianzhi Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Toho Chemical Industry (Japan)

Topics Covered



Surface Active Agents: An Essential Component of Household and Industrial Products

Market Outlook

Developing Economies at the Helm of Surfactants Market Growth

Home Care and Personal Care Products: The Promising End-Use Industries for Surfactants

Anionic and Nonionic Surfactants Lead the Global Surfactants Market

While Synthetic Surfactants Dominate, Bio-based Surfactants Come into the Spotlight

Positive Global Economy Buoys General Market Optimism


Bio-based Surfactants Gain Traction, Pose Threat to Synthetic Surfactants in Long Run

Methyl Ester Sulphonate Dominate Bio-surfactants Market

Personal Care Industry - A Promising Application Market for Bio-surfactants

Cancer Treatment Emerges as a Potential Market for Bio-surfactants

Oleochemical-Derived Alcohols Continue to Gain Traction

Bio-surfactants Continue to Gain Acceptance in Different Segments

Manufacturers Embracing Green, Eco-Friendly Surfactants

Detergent Manufacturers Join Green Ingredients Fray

Botanicals Top the Charts in Shaving Preparation Ingredients

Huge Opportunity on Cards to Replace Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs)

Non-Ionic Surfactants Market: Mild Attribute Spurs Demand

Global Alcohol Ethoxylates Market - An Overview

Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates Lead the Alcohol Ethoxylates Market

Cleaning and Metal Working - The Major End-Use Markets

Amphoteric Surfactants - Growth Driven by Personal Care and Home Care Sectors

Expanding Range of Consumer and Industrial Applications for Silicone Surfactants

Technological Innovations to Pave the Way for Future Market Growth

Clariant Develops New Sugar-based Surfactants for Personal Care Products

Sustainable Gemini Surfactants Present Panacea for Hard Water Applications

Ester-based Surfactants Present Superior De-Foaming Solutions

Stable Surfactants Find Adoption in Oil Recovery Applications



Select M&A Activity in the Surfactants Market: 2010-2017

5.1 Focus on Select Players

5.2 Product Innovations


Beraca and Clariant Launch Capillus Pro 22 Conditioning Surfactant

Clariant Introduces GlucoPure Sunflower-based Surfactant

Cedar Concepts Introduces New Line of Cyclo Surfactant Formulations

AkzoNobel Launches Berol DR-B1 Surfactant for Outdoor Cleaning Products

OSIC Introduces New Non-Burst Flexible Foam Surfactant

Clariant Launches New Surfactants for Indian Homecare Market

5.3 Recent Industry Activity

Stepan Acquires Surfactant Production Facility in Mexico

BASF to Expand Alkyl Polyglucosides Capacity in the US and China

AkzoNobel to Divest Specialty Chemicals Business

ADNOC Inks Project Development Agreement with Cespa for LAB Facility

KUALA LUMPUR Kepong Takes Over Elementis Specialities Netherlands

Innospec to Double Production Capacity of Iselux Sulfate-Free Surfactant

Croda Commissions Facility to Manufacture 100% Renewable Surfactants


Total Companies Profiled: 82 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 99)

  • The United States (35)
  • Japan (12)
  • Europe (35)
    • France (5)
    • Germany (7)
    • The United Kingdom (5)
    • Italy (2)
    • Spain (2)
    • Rest of Europe (14)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (13)
  • Latin America (3)
  • Africa (1)

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