Anthony Maher, Development Technologist at Ingevity
In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present some facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This month, Anthony Maher, Development Technologist at Ingevity, shares some interesting insights on his company.
4 facts about Ingevity UK Ltd., United Kingdom
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals, high-performance carbon materials and engineered polymers that purify, protect and enhance the world. We develop and manufacture products and processes used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions.
Ingevity is the world leader in the production and development of caprolactone technology under the Capa® brand. For the last 40 years, our team and products have become synonymous with trusted innovation partners helping customers create winning coating, polyurethane, adhesive and bioplastic formulas.
The Capa portfolio includes monomer, polyols and thermoplastics. Our thermoplastic caprolactones, in particular, are certified industrial and home compostable.
Capa thermoplastics are an impressive biopolymer modifier for packaging, bags and films, and paper coatings. Capa enhances the mechanical properties of polymers for easier processing, greater durability and flexibility.