TechPlace Composites Layup Facility Nearly Complete

Work continues on the new composites layup facility in TechPlace’s Phase III industrial area. The project is nearly wrapped up majority of the new facility is expected to be online by February 1st. The new paint booth is set up and layup room is coming along with new flooring installed. HVAC systems are next on…

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CERL Awarded MRRA 2017 Small Business Innovator, Expands TechPlace Presence

Congratulations to Composite Engineering  Research Laboratory, on receiving 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 and Hydrokinetics to Marine,…

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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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