History

1992

  • Began developing waxes for candle making as alternatives to paraffin wax

 

1993

  • Began developing waxes with vegetable oil

 

1994–1999

  • Continued research and development using 100% vegetable wax

 

1999

  • NGI became incorporated
  • Finalized the first candle wax named Ecowax for container and molded candles
  • NGI received the prestigious Lois Tellefsen Award by the International Guild of Candle Artisans for the development of new techniques and innovations in the candle making industry
  • NGI introduced the first wax specifically designed for container candles

 

2000

  • NGI relocated from Idaho to Illinois
  • NGI began receiving soybeans from one of the largest handlers and processors to supply the highest quality, most stable and reliable products available
  • Introduced 'Ecowax PB' – the first Pillar Blend wax specifically designed for molded candles
  • Introduced 2nd wax specifically designed for container candles

 

2001

  • NGI created original web site to offer more information to our clients and individuals interested in soy wax

 

2002

  • The Ecowax product name was discontinued
  • EcoSoya® became the official name for NGI,LLC products

 

2003

  • NGI,LLC introduced new and innovative technology called CB-Advanced Soy for container candles
  • NGI,LLC introduced Eco-Wick Wax, the best wicking wax currently available on the market

 

2005

  • NGI ,LLC developed technology to improve scent throw in soy wax

 

2007

  • NGI,LLC relocated from Illinois to Tennessee

 

2008

  • NGI,LLC became a member of the National Candle Association  

 

2009

  • NGI,LLC attended NCA Trade Show 
  • NGI,LLC awarded two patents

Today

  • Celebrating 12 years in business
  • Moved to new corporate headquarters in East Tennessee