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Company Information:

Company Name: Rynel, Inc
City: Wiscasset
State: ME
Zip+4: 04578-0000
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (207) 882-0200

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $79,999.00 1
SBIR Phase II $350,000.00 1

Award List:

Development of a 100% Biodegradable Stabilized Plant Propagation Medium using Corn-Based Polymer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: T. S. Kennedy
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Stabilized plant propagation media are used throughout the agricultural industry for mechanized planting, to ease transplant and shipping of young plants and to increase efficiencies in greenhouses and nurseries. Rynels Grow-Tech division manufactures a growing medium used by foresters and… More

Development and Commercialization of a Biodegradable Stabilized Growing Media

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: T. S. Kennedy, Founder and Corporate Engineer
Award Amount: $350,000.00
Situation or Problem: Commercial reforesters, nurseries and greenhouses are searching for ways to reduce labor and handling costs. As the industry has looked for ways to reduce labor and handling costs, growers have become more mechanized, increasingly using machines to move and transplant their… More