MonoSol Poland Rendering

MonoSol Continues Progress on New Poland Facility

CAPEX Approved, Land Secured and Project Timelines Confirmed for European Expansion Project; MonoSol also Begins Production at New Plant in Lebanon, Indiana MERRILLVILLE, Ind., February 13, 2020 – Kuraray’s MonoSol Division advanced plans for construction of its new manufacturing facility in Poland. MonoSol is the world’s leading producer of biodegradable, water-soluble films and part of […] Read more

Feb, 13, 2020


Did You Know? You Can Eat the Package

Chances are that you have “eaten” a package or two already today, that is, if you take any pill or supplement in a capsule. Both hard and soft gel caps have been around since the mid-1800s. So, though the concept of eating a package is well established, recently, the growth of edible – or almost […] Read more

Jan, 28, 2020


MonoSol, a division of Kuraray, has been named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the nation for the third year by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).

Jan, 29, 2019


MonoSol named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For for third straight year

Merrillville-based MonoSol has been named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources for the third straight year. The water-dissolvable film maker, a division of Japan-based Kuraray, was one of 512 employers nationwide to earn the distinction out of 2,400 nominations.

Jan, 28, 2019


Monosol, Community Make Connection in Lebanon

Sep, 12, 2018


MonoSol Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility in Lebanon, Indiana

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., September 12, 2018 – Against a backdrop of massive earth-moving equipment and stacks of structural steel, Indiana’s manufacturing base took another step forward at the ceremonial groundbreaking for MonoSol’s new plant in Lebanon, Indiana. MonoSol and its customers continue to benefit from major capital investments by its parent company, Tokyo-based chemical manufacturer Kuraray […] Read more

Sep, 12, 2018


MonoSol to break ground on Lebanon, Ind., plant

Merrillville-based MonoSol is breaking ground next month on a new manufacturing plant downstate. The water-soluble film maker, which achieved a huge success with Tide Pods and other single-use detergent packs, is investing $72 million in a new 150,000-square-foot facility in Lebanon in the northwest Indianapolis suburbs. The company, which also has plants in Portage, LaPorte and […] Read more

Aug, 30, 2018


MonoSol pays tribute to veterans at employee picnic, raises funds for local causes

Nearly 1,000 people assembled at Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza for MonoSol’s employee appreciation picnic. MonoSol is a division of Japan’s Kuraray Group. “MonoSol has a deep sense of commitment to our people and the role they play in our success,” said CEO P. Scott Bening. “Events like our summer picnic and community involvement activities are […] Read more

Jul, 24, 2018


Enterprise of the Year: MonoSol expects to double in size over five years

MonoSol has been around since 1953, but this last year the business has experienced breakneck growth most companies would envy. The Merrillville-based company has been hiring and building more manufacturing capacity since Proctor & Gamble introduced the Tide Pod in 2012. The single-use laundry detergent packets that use MonoSol’s patented water-soluble film became an immediate […] Read more

May, 01, 2018


Hilltop Food Pantry gets big boost after flooding

VALPARAISO — MonoSol has donated $10,000 to help the Hilltop Food Pantry find a new home after it was driven out of its former site by the recent flooding.

Mar, 26, 2018


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