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ACI Innovation Showcase: Shining a Spotlight on Industry Game-Changers

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  • What’s Moving the Needle in the Cleaning Product Supply Chain? Find Out at ACI’s Convention
  • ACI Convention Set for Jan. 30-Feb. 4, Orlando, FL

Are you interested in innovations that will move the needle in the cleaning product supply chain? Join us during the Innovation Showcase at the 2023 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Convention.

The expanded Showcase will take place February 1 and 2 during ACI’s Convention Week, January 30-February 4 at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, Florida.

The Innovation Showcase – now in its seventh year – provides a window on how creative, forward-looking companies are bringing new ideas and chemistries to market to serve the needs of consumers and customers.

You will hear presentations that shine a spotlight on new product and ingredient innovations and technologies from:

Session 1

  • Cepsa Quimica – Virginia Sanchez, The spark for the transition: NextLab – Linear Alkylbenzene from Sustainable Carbon Sources
  • Evonik Corporation – Terrence Everson, REWOFERM® RL 100 Biosurfactant
  • IFF – Scott Power, IFF’s Designed Enzymatic Biomaterials: A completely new way to rethink polymer chemistry. Performance, Naturally better!
  • Kraton Chemical – Gerry Heebner, Sustainable Bio-Solvents for Cleaning Applications
  • Solvay – Amit Sehgal, Actizone®: Transforming Expectations for Disinfection with 24-hour Antimicrobial Solutions
  • Washing Systems, a Kao Group Company – Justin Hanks, TruPath™ Commercial Laundry Solution: The Smarter Way to Wash

Session 2

  • Ashland Inc. – Kunal Kapsime, Active deposition technologies for home care
  • BASF – Lillian Ma, Turn to Cold: Stain Removal with Polymers at Low Temperatures
  • Dow – Serge Creutz, ACUSOL™ 102 versatile biodegradable cleaning additive for dish
  • Firmenich – Michal Benmayor, Introducing Firmenich’s New Circular Fragrance Collection. 100% Upcycled fragrances, that push the boundaries of conscious perfumery
  • Locus Performance Ingredients – Greg Smith, Bio-based sophorolipid co-surfactant ingredients – unlocking high-performance CPG products with multifunctional biosurfactant solutions for home and personal care formulations
  • Nouryon – Stuart Holt, Introducing Triameen® Y12D – a new, high performance, non-quat disinfectant for use on hard surfaces in the US
  • Sasol Chemicals – Rene Rommerskirchen, Insect Oils as New Natural Feedstocks for Sustainable Cleaning Products
  • Univar Solutions – Kelly Gilroy, The Future of Distribution: Delivering Transparency & Sustainable Growth

Following each session, attendees can participate in a 60-minute meet and greet in the Palazzo Foyer.

Registration for the global cleaning product supply chain’s top business-to-business event is now open on the ACI website.

Companies that are eligible to join ACI must be members of the association to attend the Convention. Membership inquiries can be directed to

The ACI Convention offers a multitude of sponsorship opportunities for interested companies. For more information or questions about Convention, please contact

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and chemical distributors. ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.