Search History
Clear History
{{item.search_key}}
Hot Searches
Change
{{item.name}}
{{item.english_name}}
Subscribe eNews
Once A Week Once Every Two Weeks
{{sum}}
Login Register

Applications

EU tariff on Chinese EVs sparks opposition across Europe

Amcor Innovation Center Europe opens in Belgium for sustainable packaging

Aptar Beauty introduces fragrance pump with PCR content

Products

New control units control temperature precisely in hot runner injection molding

Greene Tweed completes new manufacturing facility in Korea

BASF introduces industry-first PBAT with renewable feedstock

Activities

  • Round Table at Fakuma 2023: “Plastic – Recyclable Rather Than Problem Material!”

  • ArabPlast 2023 – The Success Journey Continues………..

  • GREAT NEWS! INAPA 2023 IS COMING BACK 24 - 26 May 2023 at JIExpo Jakarta, Indonesia

Pictorial

Industry And Market

ASEAN: The Next Manufacturing Hub

Innovative and Sustainable Packaging

Recycling and Circular Economy

Exhibition And Conference

CHINA FOCUS

K 2022 FOCUS

CHINAPLAS

CHINAPLAS 2024 Focus

CHINAPLAS 2023 Focus

News Videos

Neste: Pathways to emission reduction and sustainable growth

Veolia China: Sustainability & circularity international development

TechHub@CPRJ: Audia Elastomers at CHINAPLAS 2024

Conference Videos

【Mandarin session:Webinar playback】HUSKY: How demand for recycled PET is growing globally and the optimal way to integrate it into your packaging

12th Edition CPRJ Plastics in Packaging Conference & Showcase

【Mandarin session:Webinar playback】Asahi Kasei: How to solve the black spots in plastic molding

Product Videos

PLASTAR five layer film blowing machine

Anti-static PET masterbatch

Demonstration video of dual color injection molding machine, US270

Exhibition

Playback TECHHUB@CPRJ Live Streaming for CHINAPLAS

Events

Playback 5th Edition CHINAPLAS x CPRJ Plastics Recycling and Circular Economy Conference and Showcase

Home > News > Corporate News

NatureWorks starts construction of new, integrated PLA facility in Thailand

Source:Adsale Plastics Network Date :2023-02-13 Editor :JK

NatureWorks, a world’s leading manufacturer of low-carbon PLA biopolymers made from renewable resources, hosted a cornerstone laying ceremony to celebrate construction of their new Ingeo PLA manufacturing complex in Thailand.

 

The ceremony which took place on February 1 commemorated the progress made to date on the new fully integrated biopolymer facility. The day also featured a ceremonial groundbreaking that mirrored the ceremony held in Blair, Nebraska, USA in 2000 when the company began construction on the world’s first commercial scale PLA manufacturing facility.


The new manufacturing facility located on the Nakhon Sawan Biocomplex (NBC) in Nakhon Sawan Province, Thailand is designed to be fully integrated including production sites for lactic acid, lactide, and polymer.


1_web.jpg


2_web.jpg

NatureWorks celebrates construction milestone for its new fully integrated Ingeo PLA biopolymer manufacturing facility in Thailand.


With completion expected in the second half of 2024, the manufacturing site will have an annual capacity of 75,000 tons and will produce the full portfolio of Ingeo biopolymer grades.

 

“This ceremony is a meaningful milestone for the entire NatureWorks team,” commented Rich Altice, president and CEO of NatureWorks. “For the last three decades, we have not only been building a company and manufacturing facilities, but also a whole new industry and market for low-carbon, renewable biomaterials that are revolutionizing the sustainability and safety of packaging and product materials used in our everyday lives.”

 

Site preparation for the new biopolymer complex was completed in June 2022, and early-works construction for piling, underground piping, storm water management, and tank foundations began.

 

The expanded global production of Ingeo biopolymer is expected to support growth in markets including 3D printing and hygiene as well as compostable coffee capsules, tea bags, flexible packaging, and food serviceware.

 Like 丨  {{details_info.likes_count}}
Carbon neutral
PLA

The content you're trying to view is for members only. If you are currently a member, Please login to access this content.   Login

Leave Comment

Submit

All Comments

No Comment

{{VueShowUserOrCompany(itme.user)}}

{{ toolTimes(itme.updated_at,'s') }}

{{itme.body}}

Reply   
Submit
{{VueShowUserOrCompany(itmes.user)}} {{ toolTimes(itmes.updated_at,'s') }} Reply

{{itmes.body}}

Submit

Recommended Articles

Corporate News
Borealis appoints new CEO
 2024-06-14
Corporate News
WACKER acquires US-based Bio Med Sciences Inc.
 2024-06-04
Corporate News
DuPont to separate into three publicly traded companies
 2024-05-29
Corporate News
FRIMO Innovative Technologies takes over global business activities
 2024-05-24
Corporate News
LyondellBasell considers drawing back from European market
 2024-05-16
Corporate News
NatureWorks visited EsunFiber for review and further cooperation
 2024-05-13

You May Also Like

{{[item['category']['name'],item['category']['english_name']][lang]}}
{{VueShowUserOrCompany(item.author)}} {{VueShowDisplayName(item.author)}}
Sponsored
{{item.title}} {{item['summary']}}
{{itags.name}}
{{item.updated_at}}
 {{item.likes_count}}       {{item.comments_count}}

You May Be Interested In

Change

  • People
  • Company
loading... No Content
{{[item.truename,item.truename_english][lang]}} {{[item.company_name,item.company_name_english][lang]}} {{[item.job_name,item.name_english][lang]}}
{{[item.company_name,item.company_name_english][lang]}} Company Name    {{[item.display_name,item.display_name_english][lang]}}  

Polyurethane Investment Medical Carbon neutral Reduce cost and increase efficiency CHINAPLAS Financial reports rPET INEOS Styrolution Evonik Borouge Polystyrene (PS) mono-material Sustainability Circular economy BASF SABIC Multi-component injection molding machine All-electric injection molding machine Thermoforming machine
Top
Feedback
Chat
News
Market News
Applications
Products
Video
In Pictures
Specials
Activities
eBook
Front Line
Plastics Applications
Chemicals and Raw Material
Processing Technologies
Products
Injection
Extrusion
Auxiliary
Blow Molding
Mold
Hot Runner
Screw
Applications
Packaging
Automotive
Medical
Recycling
E&E
LED
Construction
Others
Events
Conference
Webinar
CHINAPLAS
CPS+
Official Publications
CPS eNews
Media Kit
Social Media
Facebook
Youtube