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Press Releases

Sep 22, 2020

NatureWorks announces additional lactide monomer purification technology to expand the availability of Ingeo biopolymer from Blair facility

The manufacturing upgrades increase NatureWorks' responsiveness to rapidly evolving market dynamics and high demand for Ingeo™️ (PLA) biomaterials.
Apr 22, 2020

NatureWorks partners with Nonwovens Institute to support production of 10 million N95 masks for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19

NatureWorks has donated the Ingeo™️ biopolymer needed to produce as many as 2 million reusable N95 masks per week from a new spunbond nonwoven structure.
Sep 22, 2020

เนเชอร์เวิร์คส์ ประกาศเพิ่มเทคโนโลยีการทำให้บริสุทธิ์ในสารตั้งต้นแลคไทด์ เพื่อเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพการผลิตเม็ดพลาสติกชีวภาพ Ingeo จากโรงงานที่เมืองแบลร์

การปรับปรุงการผลิตจะช่วยให้เนเชอร์เวิร์คส์ตอบสนองต่อพลวัตของตลาดที่เปลี่ยนแปลงอย่างรวดเร็ว และความต้องการใช้พลาสติกชีวภาพ Ingeo ™️ (PLA) ที่มีเพิ่มมากขึ้น
Sep 22, 2020

NatureWorks公司宣布提升丙交酯单体的纯化工艺 以扩大其布莱尔工厂Ingeo生物聚合物的可供量

生产工艺的升级让NatureWorks公司针对不断变化的市场动态做出快速反应 以应对高需求的Ingeo™(聚乳酸)生物材料
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Ingeo Newsletter

Ingeo News: Vol 15, Iss 7

Italy's EPR System, University case study confirms coffee pod degradation, a rising demand for sustainable pods, Breaking the Plastic Wave, partner updates, and industry news.

Ingeo News: Vol 15, Iss 5

Ingeo coffee capsules pass EU standard for disintegration in composting, value & boundaries in Life Cycle Analysis, COVID-19 3D printing, #ICAW2020, and more.
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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


September 29-30, 2020
Raleigh, NC

NatureWorks' Robert Green to present, "Driving production efficiency and performance in N95 face masks."

SPC Advance Virtual

September 29-30, 2020

NatureWorks' Shannon Pinc will be a table leader for the roundtable discussion: How can brands and suppliers work with municipalities and composters to plan for the future of compostable packaging?

IFIB - International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

October 01-02, 2020
Rome, Italy and online

NatureWorks' Mariagiovanna Vetere will present, "Biotechnology as enabler for circular bioeconomy: the role of bio-polymers" during the Coffee Break Poster Session on Thursday, October 1st.

Coffee to Compost: Designing compostable coffee pods for the growing US industrial composting infrastructure

October 07-07, 2020

In this webinar, Frank Franciosi of the US Composting Council will dig into the state of US composting infrastructure as well as the opportunities and challenges as the system expands. Flavio Di Marcotullio from NatureWorks will share about designing compostable coffee pods that are compatible with this growing infrastructure and still brew an excellent cup of coffee for consumers.

10th Annual Green Sports Alliance Summit - Virtual

October 13-14, 2020

NatureWorks is proud to sponsor Green Sports Alliance's 10th Annual Summit! Look for NatureWorks CEO & President, Rich Altice to address attendees at this event.

Register here.

14th Bioplastics Market

October 21-22, 2020

NatureWorks's Ian Toh will be present "Step-changes to creating a circular economy for biomaterials".


Plastic Free World

November 09-10, 2020
Cologne Messe, Germany

NatureWorks' Erwin Vink will be speaking at this event.



November 10-13, 2020
Frankfurt, Germany


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North & Latin America:

Steve Sterling

Asia Pacific:

Pauline Ning


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