|By Business Wire||
|October 16, 2012 08:13 AM EDT||
Among the main contributing factors for Brazil’s rapidly expanding personal & home care sector are the growth of the middle class and changing lifestyle with more women in the workforce and evolving retail channels. In response, surfactants producers are zooming in on the growth opportunities to expand productions and exploring new sustainable ingredients to meet the changing needs of the South American consumers. Likewise, CMT’s 2nd South America Surfactants HPC Markets sponsored by Oxiteno, to be held on 28-29 November 2012 in Sao Paulo, aims to bring together leading surfactants, home and personal care producers and suppliers under one roof to discuss key trends, opportunities & technology innovations in the entire value chain.
The 1.5 day summit themed “Innovate to Stay Ahead in an increasingly Sophisticated Market!” promises cutting-edge topics ranging from green products & adopting sustainable strategies to market outlook and technology updates. Major retailer, Walmart Brazil, will deliver a comprehensive session on their sustainability goals, management model and more. Other expert speakers providing perspectives on market trends, economic outlook in Latin America, polyglycerol, MES, Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate as well as bleaching systems include industry players Frost & Sullivan, BNP Paribas, Grupo Boticario, Evonik Industries AG, Oxiteno, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., Desmet Ballestra SpA, Cepsa Quimica S.A., Warwick Chemicals and many others.
Also sharing end users perspectives are Colgate-Palmolive Industria, L'Oreal Latin America, and Bombril in a panel discussion on ‘Raw materials sourcing strategies and challenges.’
The 2nd South America Surfactants HPC Markets is specially structured for top-level management, business development professionals, product innovators, suppliers, manufacturers, technology suppliers, financiers and other supporting industry to explore, discuss and plug into key factors that influence the South American markets.
Detailed conference information is available at the Event Website at http://www.cmtevents.com/aboutevent.aspx?ev=121143.