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Local Radio Show “Wild Maine” Interviews PDC Director

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

929theticketlogoIn a February episode of the radio show Wild Maine, host Bob Duschesne sat down with Process Development Center Director Michael Bilodeau to discuss the unusual properties of nanomaterials and the future of Maine’s forest products industry.

Bob Duschesne’s Wild Maine airs every Saturday at 9 AM and every Sunday at 8 AM on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket. Past episodes are archived here.


Exilva Blog Publishes Article Written by PDC Director Michael Bilodeau

Monday, September 12th, 2016

exilva_logoBorregaard’s Exilva blog, one of the web’s leading blogs on nanocellulose, has published an article written by Process Development Center Director Michael Bilodeau. The post, entitled “Improved Paper Surface Properties by Microfibrillated Cellulose,” discusses the innovative use of cellulose nanomaterials as a coating for paper products and the trials recently held by the PDC to evaluate this innovative process.

You can read the post here and subscribe to the Exilva blog here.

PDC Featured in Mainebiz Magazine Cover Story

Monday, August 29th, 2016

mainebiz_logo1The relationship between the UMaine Process Development Center and Twin Rivers Paper Co. is highlighted in the cover story of the August 22nd, 2016 issue of Mainebiz magazine.

PDC Director Michael Bilodeau was interviewed for the piece, and is even featured on the magazine’s cover. Read the story here.

Mainebiz is the premier source for reporting on Maine business, industry and innovation. Visit their website here.