Intratec Discloses Costs of Polylactic Acid Production From Corn

New report details capital investment and operating costs of a Polylactic Acid plant

Intratec Solutions LLC, leading provider of chemicals and utilities pricing data and production cost reports, is pleased to announce a new report examining the costs of production of Polylactic Acid (PLA).

The report presents an up-to-date, detailed cost analysis of Polylactic Acid production starting from corn. The first section of the examined process is similar to Cargill process for lactic acid production, while the second section is similar to the NatureWorks process for polymerization of lactic acid. The study may be extended with optional analyses, such as economic analysis for different capacities and analyses providing capital & production costs in several countries.

The new study is now part of Intratec portfolio of more than 900 up-to-date, independent and cost-effective reports. Intratec studies can be purchased online at Intratec’s website, via credit cards.

The content of the new report can be checked at

For other Intratec reports focused on the costs of production of Polylactic Acid, via other manufacturing processes and/or different raw materials, visit

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Intratec ( is a leading provider of chemicals and utilities pricing data and production cost reports. Intratec’s business is about providing up-to-date and independent studies detailing production costs of chemicals and utilities, as well as chemical commodities and utility pricing data. The portfolio of the company covers +300 chemicals and utilities, including basic chemicals and inorganics, plastics, fibers and rubbers, green chemicals and biofuels, fertilizers, specialties and more.

Source: Intratec Solutions