10-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in Cleaning Products to 2020

This cleaning products and disruptive technology market report provides 10-year industry forecast, exclusive market data and analysis.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 31 Dec 2010
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 67
  • 10-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in Cleaning Products to 2020 is the essential planning and strategy guide
  • It provides exclusive data and analysis, detailing how current and emerging trends will shape the future of the industry, along with realistic scenarios for how and when the disruptive technologies are likely to be fully integrated into the cleaning products supply chain
  • This report is a must-read for anyone working in the cleaning products sector.

Description

METHODOLOGY

10-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in Cleaning Products to 2020 is the result of an exhaustive research programme. Primary research was based on a survey of industry leaders, including responses from across the cleaning products value chain. Additional research from secondary sources and trade statistics was combined to form a list of disruptive technologies that were ranked by a panel of experts in the detergent, ingredient and washing machine industries around the world. The panellists also rated consumers' main purchasing drivers. The report provides a unique depth of information and analysis.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • Thorough definitions and descriptions of the disruptive technologies most likely to impact the cleaning products industry
  • An assessment of the potential impact of the top-20 disruptive technologies on the cleaning products industry over the next 10 years
  • Exclusive technology forecasts clearly illustrated with tables and scorecards

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Identify and understand effects of the top-20 disruptive technologies on the cleaning products industry over the next 10 years
  • Understand global trends affecting cleaning products
  • Use scenario plans of emerging trends and 10-year predictions of future disruptive technologies to
  • plan your business's future strategy
  • Identify business opportunities and developments with forecasts to 2020

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Detergent and cleaner manufacturers
  • Ingredient manufacturers
  • Machine manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Research organisations
  • Government agencies
  • Industry consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE REPORT?

  • One hard copy of the report couriered (see order form for postage costs) to you on publication date
  • Cd-rom with searchable pdf
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Table of Contents

Executive summary

  • Introduction and methodology
  • Introduction
  • Report objectives
  • Report scope
  • Report methodology
  • Definitions
  • The disruptive technology scorecard

Trends in cleaning products

  • Introduction to the industry
  • Market requirements
  • Basic cleaning technology
  • Trends with cleaning products and new developments
  • Developments with cleaning ingredients

Disruptive technologies in cleaning products

  • Introduction: panel scoring
  • Marketing
    • Prospects for manufacturers from the developing world becoming global players
    • Long-term prospects for niche eco-producers
  • R&T technology
    • Prospects for high throughput screening and modelling techniques in r&t
    • Moving r&t to the developing world
  • Natural raw materials
    • The development of alternative sources for natural detergent alcohols
    • Bio-technology will be used to modify the structure of renewable ingredients to improve their cleaning
    • erformance
    • Detergent ingredients will be obtained directly from living organisms
    • The price of renewable ingredients will drop below those of petrochemical ingredients
  • Surfactants
    • The low temperature, grease solubilisation and rinsing performance of surfactants will be improved
  • Bleaches
    • New bleach chemistries will be introduced
    • Chlorine bleaches will be replaced by alternatives
    • New activator and catalyst technologies will be introduced
  • Enzymes
    • The low-temperature performance and compatibility of enzymes with other detergent ingredients will be improved
    • Enzymes will be used to produce other detergent ingredients
    • The use of enzymes in surface cleaners will increase
  • Detergents
    • Single dose multifunctional controlled-release laundry detergents will be introduced
    • Biocides will be incorporated into detergents
  • Surface treatments
    • Textile surface treatments will reduce the need for washing and ironing
    • Surface treatment of hard surfaces will reduce the need for cleaning
  • Water and solvents
    • New technologies will eliminate the need for water
    • The reuse of grey water will become standard practice
    • New eco-friendly solvents will revive the popularity of dry cleaning
  • Machine washing technology
    • The use of microprocessors and sensors will reduce energy use and improve washing efficiency
    • The Xeros polymer chip washing machine will be a success
    • Other new washing machine technologies will be introduced
  • Packaging and applications
    • The concentration of cleaning formulations will continue to be increased
    • The use of refillable containers will increase
    • The popularity of wipes will increase, particularly for surface cleaners
  • Regulations
    • The elimination of phosphates in domestic detergents will be extended to include adds and i&i cleaning formulations.
    • The regulations will be broadened to include sustainability
    • Detergent, reach and biocide regulations will stifle new developments

Scenarios to 2020

  • Market structure
  • R&t technology
  • Bio-ingredients
  • Surfactant technology
  • Bleach technology
  • Enzymes
  • Formulated cleaners
  • Surface treatments
  • Water and solvents
  • Machine washing technology
  • Packaging and product application
  • Regulations

Tables and Figures

  • Examples of disruptive technology
  • Rank position of disruptive technology and definition
  • Scores on the disruptive technologies
  • Companies from the developing world: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Specialist eco-producers: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • High throughput screening: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Routine screening: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Natural detergent alcohols: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Genetic manipulation of bio-ingredients: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Detergent ingredients from living organisms: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Prices of natural and petroleum-based ingredients: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Low-temperature performance of surfactants and enzymes: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • New surfactants: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • New bleach chemistries: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • New activator and improved catalyst technologies: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Compatibility of enzymes: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Increasing use of enzymes: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Single-dose laundry detergents: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Biocides: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Textile surface treatments: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Treatment of hard surfaces: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Water elimination: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Reuse of grey water: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Eco-friendly solvents: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Microprocessors, sensors and automatic metering: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Polymer chip technology: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • New washing technologies: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Concentrated formulations: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Refillable containers: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Wipes for surface cleaning: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Elimination of phosphates: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Regulations including sustainability: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Regulations impacting on innovation: disruptive technology scorecard to 2020
  • Scenarios to 2020