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

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 MINNETONKA, Read More »

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Ingeo 3D700, a Newly Developed PLA Grade for Large-Format Additive Manufacturing, Provides Significant Reduction in Warping, Minimizes Print Failures

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 and microstructure MINNETONKA, Minn., (April 15, 2021) — NatureWorks continues to grow its portfolio of Ingeo™️ biopolymers specially designed for Read More »

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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 MINNETONKA, Minn., March 26, 2019 — NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of Ingeo™ PLA biopolymer, introduces Ingeo 3D450, a new break-away formulation for use in Read More »

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NatureWorks New Ingeo™ PLA Formulation for 3D Filament Offers Heat and Impact Resistance Rivaling ABS and Processes and Prints with the Ease of PLA

This Ingeo 3D grade offers PLA filament manufacturers the opportunity to expand sales into the industrial prototyping and additive manufacturing market with a unique, cost effective product that will delight customers with its overall quality, printability, and part performance MINNETONKA, Minn., February 28, 2017 — Read More »

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NatureWorks Launches New Initiative to Support the Growing 3D Printing Market

This broad-based program from NatureWorks includes a new series of Ingeo™ formulations for PLA filament, enhanced technical support, and an in-house 3D printing and development lab MINNETONKA, Minn., May 12, 2015 — NatureWorks announced today a broad new initiative to support the growth of the Read More »

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