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ACI 2011 Fall Meeting Recap

The ACI Fall Meeting gathered members from 28 companies to discuss the Institute’s priorities at the Sofitel in Washington, DC. The work of the ACI Standing Committees continued on strategic priorities including Outreach, Sustainability and Chemical Management.

All of the meeting materials are available to members on the Members Only Website.

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ACI 2011 Mid-Year Meeting Recap

The American Cleaning Institute once again delivered value to members from 25 companies during the May Mid-Year Meeting. Focused discussions on the strategic plan priorities of outreach, sustainability and chemical management were the focus of standing committee meetings. Mr. Steven Jost (right), Associate Director for Communications; U.S. Census Bureau presented on the topic of "Mobilizing a Nation for a New Portrait of America – and the Results". The presentation and the meeting materials can all be found on the ACI Members Only Website

2011 ACI Convention Review!

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Nearly 700 attendees from 24 countries took part in ACI’s 2011 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, January 25-29 at the Grande Lakes Orlando. The 85th Convention was the first one under the new ACI name, brand and logo.

ACI members and guests took advantage of the global cleaning products industry’s top business-to-business forum at meetings and networking events throughout the week.

"ACI is a champion catalyst to bring the industry together and create an ambiance of growing business together and contributing to the society as well," said Geera Ramakrishnan, Director - Home & Personal Care (Global), Galaxy Surfactants.

Congratulations Frank Sherman: 2011 Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award Recipient
The Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award was presented to Akzo Nobel's Frank Sherman during the 2011 ACI Annual Meeting & Industry Convention at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Sherman is a longtime member of ACI’s Board of Directors, having first been elected to the Board in 2001. He served as Vice Chair from 2006 to 2008 and as Board Chair from 2008 to 2010. Read more...
Special thanks to our Convention Sponsors:
  • Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry
  • Arylessence, Inc.
  • BASF Corporation
  • The Clorox Company
  • Cognis Corporation
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation
  • FMC Corporation
  • Genencor International Inc.
  • Givaudan Fragrances Corporation
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Innovadex
  • Lonza, Inc
  • MonoSol LLC
  • National Purity, LLC
  • Novozymes
  • P&G Chemicals
  • PQ Corporation
  • Ropella™
  • S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
  • Shell Chemical LP
  • Stepan Company
  • The Sun Products Corporation


Pictures from the 2011 ACI Convention

Be sure to check out the Convention News for further articles about the convention.
Copies of the ACI Association Executives Issues Briefing, Global Industry Update and speaker sessions are available to members on Members Only website