History

Our company has its roots in the Montedison School of Material Science, from which emerged Fertec, a strategic research centre responsible for integrating chemistry and agriculture, which has now become the leading industrial company in its sector.


2016

2015

Novamont - New brand identity

1st Compostable Lavazza Coffee Capsule

Foodservice Products Made from MATER-BI at Expo Milan

Coldiretti Agreement

Matrìca: production of 1st Biochemicals

2014

Launch of First Prototypes of 3rd Generation Shopping Bags at Ecomondo

Creation of Mater-Biopolymer with Acquisition of 78% of Patrica Site

Fruit and vegetable bags made from MATER-BI at Unicoop Florence

2012

Foodservice products made from MATER-BI at the London Olympics

Agreement with Genomatica

Separate organic waste collection using MATER-BI bags in Milan

Acquisition of Piana di Monte Verna Research Centre

Mater-Biotech conversion with BDO technology, for 4th generation MATER-BI

2011

Conversion of the Patrica site and start of 1st continuous line of polyesters

Creation of Matrìca, JV with Versalis

2009

2nd generation MATER-BI

2007

“European Inventor of the Year” award

2006

Foundation of  Sincro, JV with Coldiretti

Launch of Biorefinery at Terni

2005

Launch of Pneo, an innovative bag made from MATER-BI

2004

Technological Development of Origo-Bi

2002

Launch of Wave, a foam made from MATER-BI

2001

NOVAMONT achieves turnover break-even point

Launch of green tyre with Goodyear

1998

1st MATER-BI package with Ecolucart in large-scale retail distribution

1997

1st Terni production capacity increase

1996

Acquisition of NOVAMONT S.p.A. by Investitori Associati and BCI

1992

Production of first biodegradable bag made from MATER-BI

Green pen made from MATER-BI

1991

Fertec incorporated into NOVAMONT S.p.A.

1990

Foundation of NOVAMONT S.p.A.

1989

Biodegradable Mickey Mouse watch (Walt Disney)

Foundation of Fertec