Presentations and Media: Plants to Products Seminar 2013

By admin | Oct 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annual Plants to Products Forum: Growing Biobased Manufacturing Jobs in Rural Maine October 17, 2013 Forest Bioproducts Research Institute, Old Town, Maine On October 17th, 2013, 75 business leaders and researchers gathered to talk about growing biobased manufacturing jobs in rural Maine as a sustainable economic development strategy that can leverage sustainable use of our natural…

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Annual Plants to Products Forum: Growing Biobased Manufacturing Jobs in Rural Maine 2013

By admin | Jun 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thursday, October 17, 2013 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Technology and Research Center, 880 Main St, Old Town, Maine. This year’s Forum, offered in collaboration with E2Tech, will highlight an innovative process and technology at Old Town Fuel and Fiber company, a former paper mill now being used for high-tech manufacture of cellulosic sugars, nature’s…

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Presentations: From Plants to Products Seminar 2012

By admin | Mar 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

From Plants to Products Seizing Maine’s Market Share in the Bio-Based Economy On April 11, 2012, sixty business leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, economic development professionals, sustainable business advocates, and investors gathered at the Biovation LLC manufacturing facility in Boothbay to learn about market opportunities for Maine businesses in bio-based plastics. Special thanks are due to the…

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Press Coverage of Maine Bioplastics Seminar 2012

By admin | Apr 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Sustainable Bioplastics Council of Maine’s recent seminar “From Plants to Products: Seizing Maine’s Market Share in the Bio-Based Economy” was previewed by the Bangor Daily News. BDN business reporter Matt Wickenheiser wrote: “OK , with all due respect to Mrs. Robinson, here’s one word for the future: Bioplastics. Some folks in Maine believe that…

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How resource producers can differentiate themselves from competitors

By admin | Apr 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are most resource producers, such as agricultural, timber, and chemical companies, stuck in an outdated commodity model that constrains innovation and growth? Three experts in business strategy and leadership think so. Mary Stacey, Marilyn Taylor and David Legge argue for  new business model based on a mutual commitment to stewardship of resources and “a partnership-oriented…

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