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Press Releases

June 20, 2017

NatureWorks Creates Performance Chemicals Division and Launches Vercet Product Line

The new division designs, produces, and markets customizable binder resins, polyols, and chemical intermediates that help innovators within the C.A.S.E. (coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers) and fine chemical industries realize differentiated product performance and decreased systems costs...
June 15, 2017

NatureWorks Earns Minnesota Governor’s Safety Honor Award

NatureWorks was recently recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon at the Minneapolis Convention Center. NatureWorks is one of 266 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council and earned along ...
June 6, 2017

NatureWorks Licenses Plaxica’s Optipure D-lactic Acid Process Technology to Expand its Ingeo Product Portfolio

NatureWorks announced today that it has signed a contract to license Plaxica’s Optipure® chemical processing technology for the production of D-lactic acid. The license provides NatureWorks with a low-cost route to produce D-lactic acid, a building block for a further range of performance Ingeo™ PLA...
May 3, 2017

NatureWorks and Partners Showcase Ingeo Bioplastic Breakthroughs in Film and Rigid Packaging at Interpack

In terms of barrier properties, strength, heat resistance, material source reduction, and a range of functional characteristics, NatureWorks and its customers are extending the application range of Ingeo, one of the world’s most applied bioplastics made from renewable resources. (NatureWorks Hall 9 ...
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Ingeo Newsletter

Ingeo News: Volume 12, Issue 1

New durable formulations, 3D printing suppliers guide & preferred foodservice suppliers highlighted at NPE 2015.

Ingeo News: Volume 11, Issue 1

DOE grant awarded, new eco-profile & the lastest innovations from our partners.
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Ingeo Foodservice Insider

North America: Issue 5

New platform for high-heat compostable serviceware & 3M Supplier of the Year

North America: Issue 4

Join us at Innovation Takes Root this March

North America: Issue 3

New 2015 Ingeo eco-profile now published, announcing partnership with the Green Sports Alliance.
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Upcoming Events

Life Cycle Management

September 03-06, 2017

Don't miss Erwin Vink, Environmental Affairs Manager, present on the new generation of Ingeo biopolymers that meet the requirements of a true circular economy.

RISE 2017 (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics)

September 12-14, 2017
Raleigh, NC

Hear Aman Kulshrestha, Ph.D., Principal Scientist & Tim Vanyo, Principal Applications Engineer, talk about sustainable innovation with Ingeo Fibers in hygiene applications and beyond.

Coatings Trends & Technologies

September 14-15, 2017
Lombard, IL

Dr. Bill Coggio, Application and Technology Development Manager, will present Lactide Intermediates For Alkyd Coatings Technologies.

Western Coatings Symposium and Show

October 15-18, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Bill Coggio, Application and Technology Development Manager, will present Natural, Bio-Based Lactide Polyester Polyols as Useful Reactive Intermediates For Urethane Adhesives And Coatings


November 06-09, 2017
Austin, TX

Hear Aman Kulshrestha, Ph.D., Principal Scientist & Eamonn Tighe, European Fibers Business Development, talk about the Skin Health Benefits of Ingeo PLA Fibers: Hygiene & Beyond

Sports Environment Alliance Summit 2017

November 14-14, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Doug Kunnemann, Global Segment Leader - Food Service, will be presenting.
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