Director’s Message


Welcome to the Process Development Center’s website. I hope that you find it helpful and informative.

Here at the PDC, we offer 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. With revolutionary advancements being made at an ever-increasing rate, there are more new process and products opportunities under development than ever before. 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 thirty-five 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.


Proserfina Bennett
Interim Director, Process Development Center