Thai plant will convert sugar cane to sustainable plastics

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NatureWorks, a manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA), a low-carbon bioplastic made from renewable agricultural resources, will automate their new, greenfield plant in Thailand, converting sugar cane to the polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymer, called Ingeo. ABB, a global technology company, will manage the automation.

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