News & Events

Press Releases

May 20, 2019

Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Ingeo™ PLA for Your 3D Filaments NatureWorks RAPID + TCT Booth #144

At RAPID + TCT 2019, NatureWorks and our partners will showcase new, innovative Ingeo PLA biomaterials that demonstrate how Ingeo can be tailored to enhance performance attributes critical to the 3D market like heat and impact resistance or clean incineration for foundry applications all while retai...
Mar 26, 2019

NatureWorks Develops New Ingeo PLA Formulation for 3D Printing Break-Away Support on Dual Extrusion Printers

Ingeo 3D450 offers a clean break-away of support structures while delivering excellent precision and printability suitable for complex, professional parts.
Mar 12, 2019

From Energy Savings to Zero Waste, High Performance, Naturally Advanced Materials from NatureWorks are Driving Innovation in Applications Showcased at Chinaplas 2019

From coffee capsules to food serviceware and appliances to 3D printing, NatureWorks has been leading applications innovation for biomaterials since 1989. At Chinaplas 2019 and along with its customers and supply chain partners, NatureWorks will showcase new, innovative Ingeo-based applications acros...
Mar 05, 2019

Farrel Pomini and NatureWorks Publish White Paper on the Advantages of Continuous Mixing Technology on Molecular Weight Retention for Processing Highly Filled PLA

FARREL POMINI and NatureWorks conducted joint research to compare the processing of Ingeo™ polylactide (PLA) compounds on the Twin Screw Extruder and the Farrel Continuous Mixer (FCM™). The objective of the study was to evaluate the effects on molecular weight loss in PLA while adding a talc mineral...
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Ingeo Newsletter

Ingeo News: Volume 14, Issue 4

Looking back at ITR2018, Ingeo in radiation oncology, & stadiums implementing waste diversion plans.

Ingeo News: Volume 14, Issue 3

CE100, top tech trends, & Green Sports Alliance Summit to be held in Minneapolis 2020!
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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

AMI Single-Serve Capsules EU

September 24-25, 2019
Berlin, Germany

From a niche market, single-serve beverage capsules have grown to be one of the most important sub-applications of the ambient thin wall packaging segment in the past 5 years. This dynamic market segment has a complex value chain. There are a number of coffee brewing systems available with proprietary capsule designs. With a number of brands pioneering the emergence of the segment and achieving the highest machine installment rates globally.   

NatureWorks will be attending and exhibiting at this event.

The European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB)

September 30-October 02, 2019
Brussels, Belgium

NatureWorks CEO, Rich Altice, will be presenting on the CEO panel, "How does industrial biotechnology contribute to establishing a healthy sustainable planet?" during the opening session on Day 1, 9:00AM-12:30PM

NatureWorks' Erwin Vink will speak on "The future of plastics – How to establish innovative and sustainable solutions" panel.

SPC Advance 2019

October 07-09, 2019
Denver, CO

NatureWorks' Senior Circular Economy Manager, Tim Goodman will participate on the "Do's and Don'ts of Labeling Your Compostable Packaging" panel.

SPC Engage: London

October 23-24, 2019

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) Engage event is specially designed to promote solutions and catalyse action by industry that enables more sustainable packaging in a circular economy. The theme of SPC Engage London is activating corporate sustainability goals.

NatureWorks' Mariagiovanna Vetere will participate on the panel, Pioneering Responsible Sourcing in Packaging Materials.

Sustainable Cosmetic Summit

November 04-06, 2019
Paris, France

The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will showcase green materials, sustainable packaging, and marketing developments. This executive summit will discuss approaches to change formulations, packaging, and consumption of cosmetics & personal care products to help prepare for a circular economy.

NatureWorks will sponsor and speak at this event.

Sustainability in Packaging

November 12-14, 2019
Barcelona, Spain

See NatureWorks' Senior Sustainability Manager, Erwin Vink, present, "Ingeo Biopolymers, polymers that fit in a true, biobased, circular economy."


November 19-22, 2019
Frankfurt, Germany

FormNext is where experts from a wide range of industry sectors, such as automotive, aerospace, mechanical engineering, medical technology, electrical engineering, and many more, come together to discover additive manufacturing, industrial 3D printing, and innovative production technologies for themselves.

NatureWorks will have an exhibitor booth at the show.

COP25 Sustainable Innovation Forum

December 09-10, 2019
Santiago, Chile

First held alongside COP15 in Copenhagen, the Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP25 has been uniting the public and private sector to accelerate climate action for the last decade. The Forum is now recognized as the premium business-focused event during COP, uniting leaders from the private sector, governments, and investors to build the partnerships required to drive climate action.

NatureWorks will sponsor this event and speak.

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