2021

NatureWorks Passes Final Authorization Milestone for New Fully Integrated Ingeo PLA Manufacturing Plant in Thailand

August 9, 2021
Parent companies, Cargill and GC, have authorized NatureWorks to invest in excess of $600 million in the new fully integrated 75,000 ton per year facility, which includes lactic acid, lactide, and polymer manufacturing sites planned for construction beginning in the second quarter of 2022.

NatureWorks welcomes PGA Tour Winner, Brendon Todd, as first golf ambassador

June 16, 2021
NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of low-carbon PLA biopolymers made from renewable resources, announced today its sponsorship of PGA Tour winner Brendon Todd.

NatureWorks Announces Key Milestones for Global Manufacturing Expansion with New 75kTa Facility for Producing Ingeo Biopolymer in Thailand

June 2, 2021
Completion of front-end engineering and recent project approval from the Thailand Board of Investment put the new fully integrated manufacturing complex on schedule to open in 2024.

NatureWorks and IMA Announce New Strategic Partnership for the Compostable Coffee Pods Market

April 27, 2021
Partnership will accelerate the availability of a turn-key solution for K-Cup compatible compostable coffee pods in North America with unmatched performance in converting, assembly, filling, brewing, and taste.

Ingeo 3D700, a newly developed PLA grade for large-format additive manufacturing, provides significant reduction in warping, minimizes print failures

April 15, 2021
Testing by NatureWorks’ global partners demonstrates a shrink rate less than 0.25% in printed parts and obtainable lower print temperatures due to optimized melt viscosity & microstructure.

Ingeo News: October 2021

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Ingeo at Rapid + TCT 3D printing show, ultrasonic welding with Ingeo, #BioplasticsWeek, plus updates from partners, upcoming events, and more.

Ingeo News: November 2021

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GreenScreen certified status, conversations on the future of agriculture, life sciences in climate neutrality, Green Sports Day, plus updates from 3D Printing markets.

Ingeo News: July 2021

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NatureWorks welcomes golf ambassador Brendon Todd, compostable coffee capsules crank up, sustainability at the 3M Open, and more!

Ingeo News: September 2021

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NatureWorks passes final authorization for a second plant in Thailand, the loss of a beloved co-worker, BioMarket Insights, partner updates, upcoming events, and more.

Ingeo News: May 2021

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NatureWorks and IMA strike a partnership, 3D printed sustainability at the Zurich Classic for Earth Day, AMGTA membership and more!

Ingeo News: April 2021

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Ingeo 3D700 - newly developed PLA grade for large-format 3D printing, rethinking the paper cup with Ingeo 1102, the surge of compostable coffee capsules, Matterhackers first podcast features Dan Sawyer, sustainability in adhesives & sealants, and much more.

Ingeo News: August 2021

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Success in sustainability at the 3M Open, Assobioplastiche adds Mariagiovanna Vetere to their team, additive manufacturing goes greener, and more.

Ingeo News: March 2021

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Designing compostable coffee capsules with Ingeo, including a HOW TO 2-step thermoforming demonstration, Deutsche Welle's Planet A asks: Are bioplastics REALLY better for the planet?, SET wins Large Scale Compost Manufacturer of the Year, & more.

Ingeo News: February 2021

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Non-Persistent Polymers in a Circular Economy, NatureWorks on WHYY, New Commercial Composting in Atlanta, Great Coffee without Compromise for EU Market, partner updates, and more.

Ingeo News: January 2021

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PLA: Moving into the Mainstream, breathable & reusable N95 masks, new consumer research, 3D printed Toys for Tots, partner updates, and more.

Ingeo News: June 2021

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New Ingeo PLA plant in Thailand, choosing safety AND sustainability, & congratulations to a new member of the PBPC.

Ingeo News: December 2021

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Compostable tea bags, Mariagiovanna Vetere in Packaging Insights, food waste collection in Milan, GreenScreen certification, plus market updates, and more.