News & Events

Press Releases

NatureWorks and Jabil Collaborate to Offer New Ingeo PLA-based Powder for Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printing Platforms

April 26, 2023
Renewably sourced biomaterials and lower sintering temperature result in a more sustainable substrate for powder bed fusion technologies requiring less energy use and a carbon footprint 89% smaller than PA-12.

NatureWorks introduces new Ingeo biopolymer solution for improved softness and strength in biobased nonwovens for hygiene applications

April 12, 2023
Delivering enhanced fluid management, improved tensile strength and up to 40% increase in softness offering a better performing spunbond nonwoven that minimizes converting challenges while providing a 62% smaller carbon footprint.

NatureWorks Celebrates Construction Milestone for New Fully Integrated Ingeo™️ PLA Biopolymer Manufacturing Facility in Thailand

February 2, 2023
NatureWorks hosted a cornerstone laying ceremony to celebrate construction of their new Ingeo™️ PLA manufacturing complex in Thailand. The ceremony which took place on February 1st, 2023 commemorated the progress made to date on the new fully integrated biopolymer facility.
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Ingeo News

Ingeo News: July 2023

Zero-waste a major focus for college students, contributions to the financial success of the bioeconomy, help support the COMPOST Act in the US, Corporate Compost Leadership Council progress, & NEW report on consumer perceptions of compostable packaging.

Ingeo News: June 2023

Top 3 Industry Trends, BioHome3D - the first 100% biobased 3D printed home made with Ingeo, a WIN for composting industry in Minnesota, and NatureWorks and Jabil bring PLA 3110P to Rapid + TCT.

Ingeo News: May 2023

NatureWorks collaborates with Jabil for Ingeo-based powder for 3D printing, NatureWorks introduces Ingeo 6500D for softer nonwovens, and Zero-Waste Weekend at UGA.
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Upcoming Events

SPC Advance

September 25-27, 2023
Boston, MA

Raj Krishnaswamy (CJ Bio) & Deepak Venkatraman (NatureWorks) will present, "Flexible Packaging Opportunities that Combine the Values of NatureWorks PLA and CJ Biomaterials Amorphous PHA" 

NatureWorks' Steve Davies will present, "Compostable pods are going mainstream: How brands are driving compostable materials to scale."


September 25-27, 2023
Raleigh, NC

NatureWorks' Jim Valentine will present, "Sustainable Applications Session: Ingeo PLA Polymers - Playing to Win" and Robert Green will moderate "Rise of the Machines: The Future of Nonwoven Manufacturing."


October 10-13, 2023
Chicago, IL

NatureWorks' Koen Bastiaens will present "Optimizing Ingeo Biopolymers to Improve Filter Performance - A Spectrum of Approaches and Opportunities" at this event.

Extrusion 2023

October 10-12, 2023
Indianapolis, IN

NatureWorks' Andrea Auchter will present, "Developments in thermoforming of Ingeo PLA" at this event.

Greener Manufacturing Show

October 11-12, 2023
Atlanta, GA

NatureWorks' Robert Green with moderate the "Transforming Plastics" session and lead the panel discussion, "Driving Change in the North American Plastics Sector."

Compostable packaging in a circular economy workshop

October 16-16, 2023
Barcelona, Spain

NatureWorks' Flavio Di Marcotullio is a workshop speaker.

15th Bioplastics Market

October 18-19, 2023

NatureWorks will speak at this event.

China Bioplastics Conference (ICTABP 10)

November 13-15, 2023
Wuhu, Anhui Province

NatureWorks will speak at this event.


November 13-16, 2023
New Orleans, LA

NatureWorks will exhibit at this event.

AFCC Global Biobased Economy

November 14-16, 2023
Washington, DC

NatureWorks will speak at this event.

Sustainable Packaging Summit

November 14-15, 2023

NatureWorks will speak at this event.

Edana Sustainability Forum

November 28-30, 2023

NatureWorks will speak at this event.

European Bioplastics Conference 2023

December 12-13, 2023
Berlin, Germany

NatureWorks will speak, sponsor, and exhibit at this conference.

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