Laboratories - Process Development Center (PDC)
The Pulp and Paper Pilot Plant has a well established reputation as an educational facility is in the State of Maine, and in the Northeastern United States. Maine’s Chemical and Biological Engineeringgraduates, in particular, have established a solid quality reputation for performance in industry and in research organizations. Recognition of our faculty research capability is growing. Sensor technology, wet pressing, coating, and papermaking and pulping technology are typical areas of expertise among our faculty. New research areas include biorefinery, nanotechnology and microfibular cellulose. Now, with the availability of a world class pilot facility, we are able to offer a unique service to the industry with particular emphasis on pulp and paper manufacturing and affiliated businesses.
Contact PDC Director: Michael Bilodeau
Phone: 207.581.2387 Fax 207.581.4147