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.