Ifs, Normandy, France
NaturePlast is a distributor and a compounder of bioplastics.
The plant is currently equipped with a 27mm twin-screw extrusion and various compounds are produced on demand according to customer’s requests.
Current production rates: 6 tons/year (equipment bought in November 2017), production capacity 100 tons/year
Expected production rate: new equipment to be bought in 2 years, production capacity 2000 tons/year
Types of product manufactured: compounds based on bioplastics
Raw materials needed: PLA, PHA, other biopolyesters and biopolymers, additives, etc.
NaturePlast is involved in the formulation of PHA + NFC compounds, lab development and production of selected compounds.
The demo pilot will have the capacity to value up to 50 tons of PHA and cellulose.
PHA obtained from the PPB biodigestion will be combined with cellullose obtained from wastewater treatment to develop a cosmetic packaging for ectoine-based cosmetic. The packaging will remain biodegradable and will be a part of OFMSW used to produce new PHAs and NFC.