Surfactant Industry Leaders

Our business provides investment and advisory services to companies and owners.


 

Investment

We provide access for mid-market chemical companies to equity capital to support growth, recapitalizations and management buyouts. Our focus is on chemicals and specialty materials manufacturing and distribution companies in North America, South America and Europe.

Advisory

We provide advisory services on strategic matters affecting chemical companies including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and major investments. We publish subscription newsletters covering the surfactant industry.

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Process Technology

Desmet Ballestra provides technology, plants and equipment for the seed crushing, oil refining, oleochemical, surfactant and detergent markets. We provide a marketing and sales presence for Desmet Ballestra in the detergent & surfactant markets in North America.

Neil A Burns LLC Hosts & Attends Surfactant Conferences  See What's Coming Up

Next Event

What: 7th ICIS World Surfactant Conference
When: May 17 – 19, 2017 (inc. Innovation Seminar)
Where: New York

Join Neil A Burns LLC for the 7th ICIS World Surfactants Conference in New York to address current challenges in the industry and learn how to adapt your business going forward to stay ahead of competition. Also take advantage of our all new in-depth Innovation Seminar on May 17th, the day before the main conference, to make this a three day surfactant event. As an added bonus, on the evening of May, join us for the Surfactants Awards Reception, where we recognize the best and brightest in the industry.

Neil A Burns LLC Produced Surfactant Conferences

Neil A Burns LLC Surfactant Conferences and Training

Who attends these events? To the right are just some of the companies among the surfactant users, manufacturers and technology suppliers that come to get information you can't find anywhere else. See below some of the events coming up in the near future:

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  • Sasol
  • Henkel
  • L'oréal
  • Estée Lauder
  • Ecover
  • Method
  • Church & Dwight
  • Kao
  • Polyrheo
  • Unilever
  • P&G
  • Sun Products
  • Wilmar
  • BASF
  • Huntsman
  • Dow
  • Stepan
  • Exxon
  • Pilot
  • Nikko
  • Desmet Ballestra
  • Chemithon
  • Buss Chemtech
  • Solvay
  • Scientific Design
  • Croda
  • Jiahua Chemical
  • Evyap
  • KLK
  • Cedar Concepts
  • Air Liquide
  • Dow
  • Novozymes

Neil A Burns LLC Focuses On Specialty Chemicals  Meet Neil

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Surfactants Monthly Review – October & November 2017

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Surfactants Monthly Review – October and November 2017 We’re covering two months for the price of one today, for reasons primarily of sloth and procrastination on the part of your correspondent. I could point to the orphanage I’m building on the African subcontinent and the heavy tutoring load I’m carrying in the New Jersey inner cities as reasons for the lack of a blog in October. Unfortunately I am not doing either of those things, so that would not fly. Only a vague “too much to do with work and travel” will have to suffice. The reason for this rather pitiful preface is that, I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent a bit of time on Linkedin recently and I’ve noticed that it has increasingly become the domain of supermen and superwomen. Unless you are carrying 4 jobs (3 of them unicorn-valued start-ups) along with a charity engagement that makes Mother Theresa look like a self-absorbed narcissist, then the business / social media complex is just not interested in you. My fervent hope is that the people I see in my Linkedin feed today are either a virtual construction of a devious Microsoft algorithm designed to get me to…

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