Dr. Gardner receives patent for fence, deck wood composite

FBRI faculty and professor of wood science and technology at UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites CenterDr. Doug Gardner was interviewed by  Channel 7 (WVII)  about a manufacturing process for composite materials designed to advance the longevity of deck and fence construction materials.  Dr. Gardner and his research colleagues Chris West and Yousoo Han, and a researcher in Pennsylvania received a patent for the manufacturing process.

The story is also covered by the Bangor Daily News. Please see the story at:

Wood Composite Patent