TechPlace Member CERL Awarded MRRA 2017 Small Business Innovator

Congratulations to TechPlace Member Composite Engineer Research Laboratory, who will receive the 2017 Small Business Innovator Award from the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority; during its annual meeting and dinner on November 15th. CERL is both a full service analytical laboratory and a prototype manufacturing center; targeting the broad spectrum of composite companies within Maine and New England.  They focus on projects ranging from Wind…

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Help Wanted: TechPlace Looking for Manager for New Composites Facility, Paint Booth

RFP: Oversight and Management of Composites Layup Facility and Spray Booth

The Brunswick Landing Realty Development Corporation (BLRDC), a division of the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, is seeking proposals from qualified persons to manage and oversee a composite layup facility and spray booth in TechPlace.

Download composites layup facility management services RFP document.

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Composites Lay-Up Facility, New Paint Booth Coming to TechPlace

The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA), TechPlace’s parent company, was awarded $495,165 from the Maine Technology Institute to develop a shared composite lay-up facility and paint booth. With the design and formal bidding process now completed, work has begun and is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2017. TechPlace’s composite lay-up facility…

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TechPlace Business Grifin LLC Granted Patent for Innovative Submarine Propulsion System

A few days ago Eric Bleicken (Grifin LLC of TechPlace) picked up his patent from his attorney, Chris Caseiro, for an underwater vehicle propulsion and control concept. There is no propeller, diving planes or rudder. Rather, it has two counter rotating propulsor rings that circumvent the entire hull. Eric explains that most of the work…

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