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Profile of registrant

NatureWorks LLC

Identification number in the register: 97494065606-20
Registration date: 04/04/11 12:21:21

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/03/14 19:24:27
The date of the last annual update was 10/03/14 19:24:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: NatureWorks LLC
Legal status: LLC
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Marc Verbruggen
Position: CEO and President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Erwin Vink
Position: Environmental Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 15305 Minnetonka Boulevard 
Minnetonka MN 55345
Telephone number: (+001) 952 742 0400
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact for Europe:

Erwin Vink
NatureWorks LLC
T: 0031 114 315944
F: +31 114 315938
M: +31 6 204 15 133

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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).
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Mariagiovanna Vetere 24/04/14 16/04/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

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

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Research and Technology


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

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

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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