Located in the Southwestern part of Louisiana, you’ll find Ingevity’s DeRidder plant where sustainable raw materials are used to manufacture products used to purify, protect and enhance the world around us. The plant has a multi-generational history, going back to the post-WWII era. What started as a family-owned business in 1946 to produce rosin and turpentine – has greatly expanded its capabilities over the years.
Today, Ingevity’s Deridder plant is a global supplier of over 100 performance chemicals, used in a wide variety of applications including asphalt, oilfield drilling, metalworking lubricants, adhesives, printing inks, paints and coatings, and papersize. In this video, you’ll meet the team responsible for keeping the plant safely operating and share in the special connection they have with the local community and culture of the surrounding area.