Total Corbion PLA is a global technology leader in Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) and lactide monomers. PLA is a biobased and biodegradable polymer made from annually renewable resources, offering a reduced carbon footprint versus many traditional plastics. The Luminy® PLA portfolio, which includes both high heat and standard PLA grades, is an innovative material that is used in a wide range of markets from packaging to consumer goods, fibers and automotive. Total Corbion PLA, headquartered in the Netherlands, will start up a new production plant in Thailand in the second half of 2018.
Total Corbion PLA is a 50/50 joint venture between Total, the world's fourth-largest oil & gas company, a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar. and Corbion, the global market leader in lactic acid and derivatives.
Total Corbion PLA (Thailand) Ltd. is our first world-class PLA plant with capacity of 75,000 tons per year. It is located in Asia Industrial Estate in Amphoe Banchang, Rayong.
"In the fast-growing bioplastics arena, our new company is committed to supplying a versatile and innovative material that is both biobased and biodegradable, bringing added value to customers and contributing to a more sustainable world for ourselves and future generations.”
Stéphane Dion, CEO Total Corbion PLA bv.
For more company information you can visit our website: www.total-corbion.com