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Chamness Biodegradables Relocating All Operations to Ankeny, Iowa from California

July 20, 2018

Chamness Biodegradables, LLC, a manufacturer of 100% biodegradable and compostable serve-ware and packaging is relocating all company operations from Camarillo, California to Greater Des Moines, Iowa. This relocation will involve the creation of more than 35 new jobs in the next three years. Such jobs will include high paying research and development, advanced manufacturing, sales, and product engineering positions. Chamness will be leasing a 27,500 square foot facility in Ankeny, Iowa.

Chamness Biodegradables creates and manufactures 100 percent compostable and biodegradable serve-ware, bakeware and packaging products. Products span the colors of the rainbow and are good for temperatures from -30 degrees up to 420 degrees Fahrenheit. From big to small, 90-degree angles to circles, Chamness Biodegradables creates strong products that are good for the planet and great for our customers and consumers. The Chamness Biodegradables products are the strongest in the marketplace and have won numerous design awards including being named the best disposable plate in the market.

“As the demand for naturally friendly packaging and serve-ware grows, we are excited to grow our company in the great state of Iowa. We know the workforce is talented and that customers appreciate the strong, environmentally smart products we make,” said Gary Chamness, owner of Chamness Biodegradables. “We are appreciative of all of the efforts that local and state economic developers, to include the City of Ankeny, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor have provided to assist with this relocation.”

About Chamness Biodegradables, LLC

Chamness Biodegradables, LLC is headquartered in Blairsburg, IA.  The NatruForm® and Blueware® brands are owned and manufactured by Chamness Biodegradables, LLC in Camarillo, California. NatruForm® is a line of compostable, custom-made packaging products. Blueware® is a line of compostable serve ware and bakeware products.
Chamness Biodegradables holds over 22 patents for products and yearly renewable, non-toxic ingredients that meet FDA food contact requirements. All products are certified as 100% compostable, 100% biodegradable and ocean-safe—for home, retail, commercial and industrial use.

For more information and to request product samples, visit ChamnessBiodegradables.com.