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Biobased plastics drive interest in China, but face hurdles


July 3, 2014 12:52 pm ET

While biobased plastics account for less than 1 percent of the plastics resin sector, the 20 percent annual growth rate has some industry folk are abuzz.

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Political turmoil in Thailand has NatureWorks' plant site decision in the air


May 23, 2014 10:10 am ET

NatureWorks LLC will make a decision about the location of its second plant by the end of this year.

NatureWorks, Calysta to work jointly to develop bioplastics directly from methane


March 27, 2014 11:03 am ET

U.S.-based Calysta Energy Inc. and NatureWorks LLC have announced research collaboration looking at the transformation of methane into the lactic acid building blocks needed to produce bioplastics.

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


March 6, 2014 11:48 am ET

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...

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