02. Dec 2022
Formerra (Romeoville, IL, USA) recently announced a new relationship with Danimer Scientific (Bainbridge, GA, USA), a leading next-generation bioplastics company, to distribute sustainable polymer materials manufactured by Danimer.
Danimer Scientific is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of renewable, sustainable polymers that can be found in numerous consumer products including cups, straws, lids, food containers, and other single-use items. Danimer's signature Nodax® polymer for packaging is a polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) material produced from plant oils using natural fermentation processes and is biodegradable in both soil and marine environments. Danimer is committed to achieving 100 % biodegradable plastics that return to nature instead of polluting lands and waters.
"Now, more than ever, sustainability is at the center of Formerra's core values”, said Karen Heroldt, Marketing Director, Formerra. “We're looking forward to providing sustainable options for our customers and helping them shift to sustainable solutions in their manufacturing processes. We're proud to be collaborating with Danimer to help make this goal a reality”.
“We share Formerra's commitment to increasing availability of sustainable options for customers and consumers which can help turn the tide of plastic pollution”, said Stephen Croskrey, CEO of Danimer Scientific. “We're enthused by the potential of our new relationship with Formerra to help our biodegradable polymer materials reach new markets”.
Danimer Scientific polymer materials currently available to Formerra customers are listed on Formerra's website. Customers can also work with Formerra and Danimer Scientific engineers to develop customized solutions.