Welcome

The Process Development Center (PDC) offers a broad range of technical services and resources for our clients, both in traditional pulp and paper and in emerging process technologies and materials science. The PDC’s unique research capabilities and full scale pilot facility make it the natural choice for businesses and agencies that are seeking innovation and flexibility.

It’s an exciting time for the PDC and for the technology community at large. In the face of industry-wide change, the PDC continues to be involved in the commercialization of the latest ground-breaking technologies. In the last few years, the PDC has become one of the top suppliers of cellulose nanomaterials in the world, providing nanomaterials to researchers and application developers at hundreds of businesses, laboratories and educational institutions in over forty countries.

Whether we’re trailblazing new nanotechnologies, performing sophisticated chemical analysis, or providing innovative pulp and paper solutions, the Process Development Center remains at the cutting edge of chemical engineering and material science.

For more information, or to discuss your specific needs, please contact us. We look forward to collaborating with you.

Colleen Walker
Director, Process Development Center

Annual PDC Cellulose Nanomaterials Forum

The 3rd Annual PDC CNM Forum was held on August 24-26, 2021 with 100 attendees, in-person and virtual.

Thank you to our 2021 Forum sponsors!

2021 CNF Forum Sponsors


Mark your calendars for next year’s event:  

  • August 23 – 25, 2022
  • Wells Conference Center, Orono, ME

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