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Old Town Fuel & Fiber (OTFF)
Old Town Fuel & Fiber (OTFF)
Old Town Fuel & Fiber utilizes extraction technology developed with the University of Maine. The extraction of hemicelluloses from wood chips and the process of converting the resultant lignocellulosic extract to biofuels and other chemicals provide valuable replacements for costly and less eco-friendly energy and transportation fuels.
Sylvatica
Sylvatica
Leading efforts to integrate and apply methods of environmental “Life Cycle Assessment” to evaluate in a holistic manner the environmental and resource impacts of forest bioproduct development in Maine and the Northeast.
Huber Resources Corporation
Huber Resources Corporation
The primary objectives of this project are to compare biomass harvest systems and vegetative management treatments for rehabilitation of low value beech-dominated hardwood stands.
Tethys Research LLC
Tethys Research LLC
Tethys Research isolates and characterizes the microorganisms and the enzymes responsible for the etherase activities. I search for new enzymes that can break apart wood structure into its major components.
Red Shield Acquisition, LLC. formerly Red Shield Environmental
Red Shield Acquisition, LLC. formerly Red Shield Environmental
Red Shield Acquisition (RSA) acquired assets of Red Shield Environmental (RSE). RES and UMaine/FBRI had collaborated in early 2007 on plans for a biorefinery based on wood extracts. Today RSA operated the pulp mill facility as ‘Old Town Fuel & Fiber’
 
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Promote Forest Health for a Stable Bio-Economy Understand and Promote Wood Components Create and Commercialize New Bioproducts