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NatureWorks awards Jacobs contract for Ingeo biopolymer plant in Southeast Asia

6:16 AM MDT | September 24, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Jacobs Engineering says it has been selected to provide engineering services for biopolymers supplier NatureWorks’ (Minnetonka, MN) new Ingeo production plant in Southeast Asia. Ingeo is a biopolymer made from renewable plant materials. The contract value has not been disclosed. Earlier this year, NatureWorks expanded its Blair, NE, facility to increase Ingeo capacity to 150,000 m.t./year. Thailand is NatureWorks’ preferred location for its second production facility. Jacobs, under the terms of the contract, will provide front-end engineering design...

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