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Danimer Scientific Plans to Invest USD 700 Mn to Expand Operations

Published on 2021-04-02. Author : SpecialChem

Danimer Scientific Plans to Invest $700 Mn USD to Expand Manufacturing OperationsDanimer Scientific (DNMR), a developer and manufacturer of biodegradable materials, plans to invest $700 million USD in expanding their Bainbridge manufacturing operations, quadrupling their workforce in Decatur County.

Headquartered in Bainbridge for over a decade, Danimer currently employs more than 100 people in southwest Georgia.

Coatings from Biopolymers

Applications for Danimer’s biopolymers include additives, aqueous coatings, fibers, filaments, films, hot-melt adhesives, and injection-molded articles.

Georgia has been a welcoming home for Danimer since the company’s inception, and we are grateful for the opportunity to continue growing our roots in the region,” said Stephen Croskrey, CEO of Danimer Scientific.

Danimer expects to construct an additional 2,000,000-square-foot facility near their current 25-acre campus, located at 140 Industrial Boulevard in Bainbridge.

We look forward to supporting Danimer Scientific in bringing this innovative technology from Decatur County to the rest of the world,” said Rick McCaskill, executive director of the Development Authority of Bainbridge and Decatur County.

Senior Project Manager Tina Herring represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Global Commerce division on this competitive project in partnership with the Development Authority of Bainbridge-Decatur County, Southern Regional Technical College, Georgia Quick Start, and Georgia Power.

We are delighted to see an innovative company like Danimer continue to grow and thrive from their home in southwest Georgia, and I thank our economic development partners for their continued support of our existing industries,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson.

Source: Danimer Scientific
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