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Technology development, transfer, and application priorities for Maine wood products industries

Lloyd C. Irland

Technology development, transfer, and application priorities for Maine wood products industries

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Published by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Maine, Distributed by Maine Science and Technology Commission] in [Orono, Me.], [Augusta, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest products industry -- Technological innovations -- Maine.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLloyd C. Irland ; Jody Jellison and Christopher Murdoch, editors.
      SeriesWood Science & Technology Working Group report ;, no. 1, Miscellaneous report,, 335, Miscellaneous report (Maine Agricultural Experiment Station : 1982) ;, 335.
      ContributionsJellison, Jody., Murdoch, Christopher., Maine Agricultural Experiment Station., Maine Science and Technology Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/04705 (H)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1990790M
      LC Control Number90623822
      OCLC/WorldCa21682025

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Maine wood products companies are actively renewing production facilities and have a high interest in new technology applications. In mail and phone surveys, they indicated strong interest in learning about improved technologies capable of addressing problems in labor costs, safety, raw material costs and quality, product yield and quality control, drying, preservation and marketing.

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The Maine Wood Products Association seeks to improve the competitive position of its members and build quality employment in the State by sharing technical, marketing, and business expertise. and application priorities for Maine wood products industries book The Association recognizes opportunities to maximize the growth and success of its members through pro-active stewardship of the natural resource and.

Maine Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: Grant Reports by an authorized administrator of [email protected] For more information, please [email protected] Recommended Citation Dagher, Habib J., "Development And Commercialization of Advanced Wood-Based Composites In Maine" ().University of Maine.

And the expansion continues. In a feature in Northern Woodlands magazine, Doug Fletcher said Maine Wood Concepts is looking to add jobs, to expand its machine shop and research and development capacity. The company won the Pine Tree award from the Maine Wood Products Association in in recognition of its innovation and strength in the industry.

Redmond, director of Wood Products Initiatives at the Northern Forest Center. “Several wood products busi-nesses during the recession went out of business, but the remaining businesses were stronger and were able to pick up the pieces and move forward.” So at the request of the Maine Forest Products.

Maine Wood Products Association, Topsham, Maine. likes 1 talking about this. The Maine Wood Products Association seeks to improve the competitive position of its members and build quality. Maine Wood Products Association, Topsham, Maine.

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is a full service wood products company located on Route 26 in Oxford, Maine since It manufactures skateboards, children’s furniture, baby cribs, furniture components, knife/tool handles, croquet sets, lobster traps, store displays, musical instrument cases, and end grain wood flooring.

Sincethe Maine Forest Products Council has been the voice of Maine’s forest economy. The MFPC represents the diverse needs of Maine’s forest products community. Our members are landowners, loggers, truckers, paper mills, tree farmers, foresters and lumber processors, but they are also bankers, lawyers and insurance executives.

Representatives from Maine’s wood products industry unveiled their plan on And application priorities for Maine wood products industries book to grow the state’s forest economy by more than $3 billion over the next seven years. The Forest Opportunity Roadmap is an ambitious plan that relies on innovation and technology.

Today, Maine’s forest economy is pegged at about $ billion a year. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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The Forest Opportunity Roadmap outlines strategies for increasing the state's annual economic impact of lumber, wood, and forest products from $ billion to $12 billion over the next seven years.

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In the last 2–3 decades, the world had seen major improvements in food safety management, although admittedly this progress and the lessons learned have been at the cost of many incidents, where people have been injured or have lost their lives.

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Though hardly known to the general public, environmental technologies, products and services have, in 20 years, grown to match the aerospace and pharmaceutical industries in size - a US$ billion global market in By it is expected to expand to US$ billion.

Developing and emerging markets represent over 15% of this total. Welcome to the premier industrial source for Wood Products in Maine. These companies offer a comprehensive range of Wood Products, as well as a variety of related products and services. provides numerous search tools, including location, certification and keyword filters, to help you refine your results.

Click on company profile for additional company and contact information. AUGUSTA, Maine — Septem FOR/Maine (Forest Opportunity Roadmap), a broad coalition working to diversify the state’s wood products businesses, attract capital investments, and develop greater economic prosperity for communities impacted by recent mill closures, announces an action plan to grow Maine’s forest economy from the current $ billion (annual) to $12 billion by [ ].

More than federal and state officials, business executives, University of Maine System leaders and community members were on hand to witness the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center receive three Guinness World Records on Oct.

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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR association. It’s time for Maine’s forest products industry to reinvent itself. Here’s how. By Yellow Light Breen and Patrick Strauch, Special to the BDN Posted Jan. 19,at a.m. Maine’s forest products industry finds itself in an unusual position.

Instead of having markets for every part of the tree, we’ve seen a 25 percent [ ]. In that came down to: million green tons, according to the Maine Forest Service's Wood Processor report, the final word on such things.

But the state's forest products industry processed million green tons of wood. It ends up that Maine is actually a net importer of wood. Mull that over. maine future forest economy project current conditions and factors influencing the future of maine’s forest products industry march prepared for: department of conservation – maine forest service and maine technology institute innovative natural resource solutions llc elm street, suite e portland, me Maine Agriculture and Industry.

Maine's real gross state product in was estimated to be $45, which was $, and 76% lower than the national state average, $, Maine has the 44th highest GSP out of the 50 has a wealth of natural resources that support a large part of the state's economy. From paper to products, how Maine’s forest industry is adapting [From the web] ORONO, ME, Ap (Local News) - Forests have always been a large part of the state of Maine and from the beginning, those trees have been harvested for wood or pulp, pushing the need for.

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Statewide coalition announces ambitious plan to grow industry by more than 40% to $12B by Augusta, ME /PRNewswire/ - FOR/Maine (Forest Opportunity Roadmap), a broad coalition working to diversify the state's wood products businesses, attract capital investments, and develop greater economic prosperity for communities impacted by recent mill closures, announces an action plan to.

The manufacture of paper utilizes chlorine, which has negative environmental effects. The rapid expansion in the use of wood with thermoplastic polymers in extruded products such as decking has unknown long term performance and does not exhibit mechanical properties as good as that of solid wood.

Alternate harvesting systems for smaller wood-lots in the northeastern US are not well. The State of Maine has targeted seven technology sectors, including mature industries (like forestry and agriculture) as well as emerging ones (such as composite materials and biotechnology) for investment and other types of support.

However, Maine needs more than individually successful companies to have a vibrant economy. Since MTI began operations init has Read more». Contact. Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry 22 State House Station 18 Elkins Lane Augusta, ME More Locations.

Phone: () Fax: () The technology is at a critical stage of development, and industry marketers are currently mindful of the historical unfavourable precedent set by food irradiation, where European consumer resistance prevented its immediate commercial application [14]: both technologies involve high volume, low value goods intended for human consumption.

The EU. The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) Board of Directors recently approved two new Development Awards for companies developing innovative technologies in Maine.

This most recent round of Development Awards totals $, with a matching contribution by each recipient to their project. The award recipients in this round are working in Maine’s composite materials and information.

At quick glance, the aerial view of Maine's forest products industry looks pretty much the same now as it did 20 years ago. First and foremost are the million acres of forest that comprise   The total payroll in was an estimated $ billion.

Inthe total payroll was $2 billion. (Maine Forest Products Council) #6. Forest products account for about 27% of Maine’s total exports. The top three products are paper, general wood items, and forest products that are not specified elsewhere.

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Students will learn managerial approaches to the business, corporate, and project levels of organizations; and discover contrasting demands of entrepreneurial and established technology firms.

Ownership transfer of Black Mountain in final stages “Hotel train” could soon call Western Maine home; Maine Wood Products Association Packaging and Shipping Seminar; Developers announce plans for Oxford hotel/$10 million project includes rooms; Project Start-up Application ‘Project Start-Up’ aims to put new businesses in empty.