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Cleaning Products US | Day 2

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Day 2

Day 2 | October 2nd, 2019

Session III: R&D Advancements and Innovative Technologies

Moderator: Dr Andras Nagy,  Applied Technology Manager Household Care/North America at Evonik Corporation

  1. Opening Keynote: New Technologies and Trends in Disinfection Cleaning

    Heather Barker | Global VP Regulatory, Hygiene/Home of Reckitt Benckiser

    The world of disinfection is not what it used to be, as consumer behaviors, technologies, and regulations evolve. Consumer expectations & experience now includes easy access to information, convenience, and safety. Regulators are also continuously revaluating legislations to ensure that disinfecting products meet high human and environmental safety standards. Learn more about how these changes have transformed disinfection and consumer goods with new innovative technologies, new means of delivery, and new tools of communication.

  2. Meeting consumer expectations for improved fabric conditioning performance

    Dr. Miyako Hisamoto | Applied Technology Manager Product Line Cleaning Solutions Nutrition & Care – Care Solutions of Evonik Corporation

    Meeting consumer expectations for improved fabric conditioning performance

    In the current field of fabric softeners, consumers do not just want fabric softening but fabric conditioning. They expect multiple benefits from the same dose that they have always used, which includes making fabrics last longer, reducing wrinkles, and imparting long lasting fragrance in addition to softening. At Evonik, we thrive on innovation and we have identified a new emulsion additive containing organomodified silicone that will satisfy these desires of the consumer. This presentation will focus on the applications of the organomodified silicone emulsion in fabric conditioning, including color retention, fragrance retention, wrinkle reduction, and pilling prevention. The key to success in the marketplace is to understand

    consumer perceptions and to exceed the consumer's expectations.

  3. Probiotic Cleaning – translating a consumer trend into products on the shelf

    Clemens C. Heikaus, Ph.D | Head of Microbial Cleaning of Novozymes

    Consumers are aware of the power of probiotics across multiple consumer product segments, from food to cosmetics. And as a result, probiotic language and technology is entering the cleaning aisle with aims to address consumers’ desire for greener alternatives. In fact, over 49% of those US adults who do household cleaning say they are willing to try probiotic cleaners. So how is this emerging consumer product trend being shaped? And how will companies deliver on what the consumers ask for, with the right solutions and the right benefits? Together we’ll explore the state of the industry as we work to define “the new clean” together.

  4. Networking Break

Session IV: Supplier Central

Moderator: Elizabeth Kinney, Senior Communications Manager, North America Fabric Care at P&G

Suppliers are always innovating for the cleaning products industry.  Learn about innovations emerging into the supply chain through this format:

What is the challenged that needs to be solved
What solution does the supplier have to solve the challenge

What impact or implications could this have on the Cleaning Products supply chain?

  1. Biodegradable, all-natural polymers as cleaning solutions

    Eric Yezdimer | Research and Business Development Manager of GELITA USA

    Hear about an innovative cleaning additive made from an all-natural polymer that is biodegradable, has high skin tolerance, and is free of allergens, NOVOTEC® CB800, manufactured by GELITA AG.  It enhances cleaning products by building a temporary hydrophillic protective layer on surfaces making them stay cleaner longer and making it easier to clean the next time. This ground breaking technology is now being used to clean the exterior and interior of trains in Europe resulting in 30% reduction in washing time, reduction of fresh water consumption by up to 90%, and reduced overall costs by 50%. The next logical step is to utilize this technology for home care applications – first promising results are already available for window, bath and kitchen cleaners.

  2. Uniting for a Cleaner World: Sustainability Goals for the Cleaning Product Supply Chain

    Melissa Grande | Director, Sustainability of American Cleaning Institute

    With ever increasing stakeholder pressure, striving to operate sustainability has become the norm, not the exception. At the American Cleaning Institute, we are pushing a proactive, forward-thinking approach by encouraging the industry to be bolder and to take collective action for greater impact in addressing our core sustainability challenges.

    ACI’s new sustainability framework, Uniting for a Cleaner World, lays out four goals for the cleaning product supply chain related to increasing transparency, reducing emissions, valuing nature and contributing positively. This presentation will outline ACI’s new collaborative sustainability framework and provide industry highlights from our just-published 2019 Sustainability Report.

  3. Lunch

Track 1 | Household & Personal Care

Session V: R&D Innovation in Personal & Household

In this session, talk deeper about the latest trends in the household & personal care category.  Hear about how organizations have been successful with an e-commerce business model, and how probiotic cleaning solutions have become front and center with the movement towards more natural products.  Explore the latest R&D happening in the sector from the skin and home microbiome and more.

Moderator: Dr. Nancy Falk, Research Fellow, The Clorox Company

  1. Fragrance-enhancing compositions for household products

    Dr. Yelloji-Rao Mirajkar, Ph.D. | Senior Technical Associate of Colgate-Palmolive Company, USA in R&D - Flavors and Fragrances Technology

    Designing fragrance-enhancing compositions for delivering multi-benefits from varieties of household products is highly essential for acceptance and success in the consumer world.

    Learn more a technology that involves designing fragrance-enhancing compositions suitable for fabric softener and conditioner formulations.  These technologies not only deliver traditional benefits associated with fragrance but also fragrance during ironing thereby imparting a pleasant experience of ironing for the consumers.  This product with this technology was successfully developed and launched in Europe.

  2. Sustainable Fabric Technology Designed to Keep Garments Looking Newer, Longer

    Scott Tuchinsky | Global Sales Director - Home Care & Water Treatment of Croda

    Consumers are now demanding new performance attributes and sustainability benefits from their laundry products. To address this need, we will present a bio-polymer based additive for fabric softeners, prepared from renewable plant-based materials, that provides measurable improvements in fabric protection compared to the use of traditional fabric softener alone. The bio-polymer is highly substantive to textile fibers, delivering color protection, reduced greying of whites, and reduced damage to fabrics through multiple washing and drying cycles. As a result, fabrics are kept looking newer for longer, reducing the need to replace garments and delivering higher sustainability for consumers.

  3. Networking Break

Session VI: Business Development in Personal & Household

Protecting your business, improving resource efficiency and boosting productivity

  1. The next generation of more naturally sourced, high performance cleaners: Vegetable-based narrow range ethoxylates

    Stuart Holt | Global Technical Marketing Manager – Cleaning of Nouryon

    Consumers are increasingly aware of their responsibility to the environment in the selection of their cleaning products, with an increasing focus on renewable and sustainably sourced surfactants, with the expectation of excellent product performance along with low ecotoxity and minimal environmental impact. In household hard surface cleaning, ethoxylates of synthetic fatty alcohols have traditionally been used in such formulations. Nouryon's newly introduced vegetable-based narrow range ethoxylate products offer superior cleaning, environmental performance, low odor and desirable physical characteristics to the cleaning market for the first time.

  2. The Role of Wholesome and Exotic Oils in Fragrances, Cosmetics and Consumer Products

    Speaker from Citrus & Allied Essences

    Abstract coming soon!

Track 2 | Industrial & Institutional

Session V: Business Development in I&I

Hear about what’s new in commercial cleaning, from how to improve resource efficiency and boost productivity. Learn about how disinfection is driving the market in hospitals and institutions, car and vehicle trends, what cleaning methods are preferred in the fast-casual food industry, and the advantages of using probiotics as a biological cleaner.

Moderator: Dr. Madhusudan Patel, Director of Biotechnology & Strategic Partnerships, International Flavors & Fragrances

  1. North American Regulatory Challenges in 2019 and Beyond

    Jennifer Kirkman | Principal Regulatory Compliance Specialist of Diversey, Inc.

    Hear a high-level overview of the challenges in ingredient transparency.  From product registration, varying timing state-to-state, ingredient disclosure, VOC changes, the TASCA Act, and some of the chemical bans we are facing globally.

  2. Electrospray Technology

    Katherine Velez | Senior Scientist of The Clorox Company

    Disinfection is driving the market in hospitals and institutions.  Hear more about the electrospray technology Clorox has created and how the industry is responding.

  3. Networking Break

Session VI: R&D Innovation in I&I

Learn about new innovations and the research and development currently happening to address industry needs.

  1. Less Water and More Actives in Formulas to Reduce the Carbon Footprint

    Shoaib Arif | Research Chemist of Pilot Chemical Co.

    A major trend in cleaning products is less water and more actives in the formula for sustainability and lessening of the carbon foot prints via reduced packaging, not shipping water around the world and less process time and energy to make the product. 

    This talk will review an innovative, blend of anionic, nonionic and cationic surfactants that is about 100% active liquid. It can be used to make a wide variety of H I & I cleaners. Formulation techniques to develop products like laundry detergents, dish wash, car wash, all-purpose cleaner, tub and tile cleaner and many more will be discussed. Performance advantages and test data will be presented to show the cost /performance benefits.

  2. The Future of Clean Floors: Robots to the Rescue!

    Scott Harrington | Director of Product of Avidbots

    Keeping floors clean in large commercial settings--from malls to airports, warehouses, factories, universities, train stations, and beyond--is never an easy task. Typically, a cleaning person must push or ride a heavy floor-scrubbing machine around at night, a dull and backbreaking job few people want to do. Not only is it difficult to fill night cleaning positions, the job has extremely high turnover, making floor care a continual headache. Now, floor-scrubbing robots are being used in commercial settings to keep floors in tip-top shape.

    Floor-scrubbing robots like the Avidbots Neo clean efficiently, effectively, and safely--and they never complain. Floor-scrubbing robots come with sophisticated hardware and software, using machine learning and sensors to operate autonomously and avoid people and obstacles. Facilities managers can also log into web-based dashboards to watch real-time videos of the robot in action, review cleaning plans, set new plans, and measure the effectiveness of the robot's work. In this session, learn how to deploy floor-scrubbing robots to ensure optimally-clean floors every time.