News & Publications

Oxiteno Starts Up It’s New Alkoxylation Plant in Pasadena

Posted on: September 4, 2018

The industrial plant combines strategic location, large size capacity and world class alkoxylation technology to provide a broad portfolio of surfactants and specialty chemicals. Pasadena, September 4th, 2018 – Oxiteno, one of the world’s largest […]

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What Is Alcohol Ethoxylate?

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Alcohol ethoxylates are a class of compounds that are commonly used throughout many industrial practices and commercial markets.  These compounds are synthesized via the reaction of a fatty alcohol and ethylene oxide, resulting in a […]

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What Is Castor Oil Ethoxylate? – Uses and More

Posted on: July 24, 2018

What Is Castor Oil Ethoxylate? Castor oil ethoxylates are a very important class of surfactants that find themselves in many industrial applications and market segments.  Derived from the bio-renewable extract from the seed of the […]

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What Is Polyethyleneglycol? – PEG Uses & Applications

Posted on: July 10, 2018

What is Polyethyleneglycol? Polyethyleneglycol, or PEG for short, is a polyether consisting of a (-O-CH2-CH2-) backbone that is commonly used in many fields of academic research, industrial processing and commercial applications.  PEGs can also commonly […]

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What Is Surfactant and How Do Surfactants Work?

Posted on: June 26, 2018

What are surfactants? The term surfactant was originally coined by Antara Products in the 1950sa to stand for SURFace-ACTive-AgeNT, which is an attempt to explain ‘how surfactants work’.  This generalization basically denotes that this general […]

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What Is Unique About Oxiteno?

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Surfactant chemistry based on alkoxylation and ethoxylation has been at the core of Oxiteno’s expertise for more than three decades. We are the biggest ethoxylator in the Americas and manufacture alkoxylates and ethoxylates in the […]

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