Vanyo Tim Vanyo

Principal Applications Engineer, NatureWorks LLC

Tim Vanyo is a Technical Service and Development Engineer at NatureWorks and has over 20 years of experience in Ingeo™ PLA biopolymer product and applications development.  In addition to his fiber and nonwovens experience, he also has done research and development in the areas of extrusion, blow molding, and most recently 3D printing applications.  Tim has interest in learning more about new markets and innovations, and enjoys working with customers to help them development the markets they service.

Wednesday 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Advanced Materials - Performance

Sustainable Innovation with PLA Fibers - Hygiene & Beyond

With PLA, surface energy can be tailored to provide hydrophobic as well as hydrophilic properties. Hydrophilic fabrics have demonstrated superior fluid management and durability over typical incumbents. Customized morphology can deliver permanence as desired. Performance coupled with skin health benefits make PLA fibers a unique choice to design sustainable solutions for various applications.


Technical Textiles
Technical Textiles