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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Manufacturing Business STARC Systems, Inc. Grows Out of TechPlace

STARC Systems, Inc. one of the first businesses to locate at TechPlace on its opening in 2015, has successfully grown to need more space than TechPlace can provide. STARC Systems has moved their manufacturing operations into a 16,000 SF building of their own, located at 168 Orion Street; just a short distance from TechPlace. Bruce Bickford, Chief Operating Officer of STARC, said…

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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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Additional Manufacturing Space Now Available at TechPlace

MRRA builds new maker and industrial space to meet demand We recently completed renovations on the Hangar 4 East industrial project, which adds nearly 20,000 SF of manufacturing space to TechPlace. Innovators now have access to five more industrial spaces in former Navy Building 250. The work spaces range from about 1,500 SF to nearly…

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Baxter Academy Students Enjoy TechPlace Visit During Maine Manufacturing Day

We hosted 30 students and faculty from Baxter Academy in Portland today at TechPlace as part of Maine Manufacturing Day. Students learned about lean manufacturing from Steve Westra of the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership. They took a short tour of TechPlace, which included a parts production demo by StudioV.

Photos: Rep. Chellie Pingree Visits TechPlace, Village Green Ventures

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree stopped by Brunswick Landing on Monday for a tour of TechPlace and the new renewable energy biogas plant. She was able to meet with several of our businesses, including STARC Systems, Studio V, Village Green Ventures, and Grifin LLC. We’re always pleased when members of the delegation stop by for an update…

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STARC Systems Named Brunswick Landing’s Microbusiness Innovator of the Year

MRRA Honors Pair of Brunswick Landing Companies at Annual Dinner Guest Speaker Greentown Labs CEO Emily Reichert Wows Crowd with Story of Somerville, MA Clean Tech Incubator FREEPORT, Maine – The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA) recognized two Brunswick Landing companies at the MRRA annual meeting and dinner, held Wednesday, Nov. 18th at the Hilton…

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