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With 1 billion pounds of PLA sold, NatureWorks sees rapid growth to 2 billion

By: Rhoda Miel

Last year NatureWorks LLC marked 1 billion pounds of its Ingeo polylactic acid resin sold. It is near capacity at its original production plant in Blair, Neb., and in the final stages of planning the location of its second plant, likely to be in Thailand and looks to expand quiickly.

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