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Western Polymer Corp.

Native Potato Starch

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Western Polymer Corporation (WPC) of Moses Lake, Washington, is the largest wet-end cationic potato starch supplier to the paper industry in the U.S. Northwest. In addition, WPC supplies and services paper mills throughout the United States.

Western Polymer Corp. currently purchases recovered potato starch from all major North American French fry and potato chip processors.

Western Polymer Corp. has two facilities that receive recovered starch: Moses Lake, Washington and Grand Forks, North Dakota.

In 2013, Western Polymer Corp. also acquired the Aroostook Starch Company, LLC, in Fort Fairfield, Maine. Western Polymer will continue to process food grade potato starch at this location after some upgrades to the plant and equipment.
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Ingredion acquires potato starch manufacturer Western Polymer
maart 03, 2019

Ingredion acquires potato starch manufacturer Western Polymer

Ingredient supplier Ingredion Incorporated has acquired the operations of Western Polymer, a company focused on the production of native and modified potato starches for food and industrial applications
Western Polymer facility recently acquired
februari 21, 2014

Western Polymer Corporation to invest $1 million in Starch plant in Maine

Western Polymer Corporation (WPC), in partnership with LTWAW, LLC, was recently certified as eligible to receive economic development incentives from the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) for its manufacturing facility in Fort Fairfield.
 The Aroostook Starch Company in 2003 (Courtesy Maine Encyclopedia)
juli 02, 2013

Aroostook Starch Company acquired by Western Polymer Corporation

Western Polymer Corporation (WPC) yesterday announced the purchase of the manufacturing plant and equipment of Aroostook Starch Company, LLC, in Fort Fairfield, Maine. This acquisition will be the third starch manufacturing site for the Corporation.
januari 30, 2012

Washington State newspaper is 'home grown' using potato starch

Some of the components that go into making the actual newsprint paper of the The Columbia Basin Herald come from Columbia Basin farms.