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NatureWorks LLC

Identification number in the register: 97494065606-20
Registration date: 04/04/2011 12:21:21

The information on this entity was last modified on: 09/02/2015 12:12:35
The date of the last annual update was: 09/02/2015 12:12:35
Next update due latest on: 09/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

NatureWorks LLC


    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Minnetonka Boulevard, 15305
Minnetonka MN 55345

(+001)952 742 0400

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Marc Verbruggen

CEO and President

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Erwin Vink

Environmental Affairs Manager

    Goals / remit

NatureWorks LLC is a US based company producing a family of polylactide (PLA) polymers out of annually renewable resources that can be used in a wide range of applications (Food service, food packaging, bottles, films & cards, fibers and woven & non-wovens and durable products).


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Packaging & packaging waste directive
Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency




European Commission Expert Group on Biobased Products



The wider introduction of bio-based plastics (plastics made from renewable resources)in the EU.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 1  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Mariagiovanna VETERE 01/04/2015 30/03/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

Member of European Bioplastics
Member of EuropaBIO
Member of NNFCC
Member of NEN (Dutch standardization Institute)
Member of ISCC Systems GmbH
Member of Holland Bioplastics

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

10,000 € - 24,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.