Low Cost Solventless Guayule Resin Adhesives

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2004-33610-14337
Agency Tracking Number: 2004-00461
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Gumbs Associates, Inc.
11 Harts Lane, East Brunswick, NJ, 08816
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ronald Gumbs
 (732) 257-9049
Business Contact
 Ronald Gumbs
Title: President
Phone: (732) 257-9049
Email: gumbs@att.net
Research Institution
Profitable markets for guayule resin and the successful development of hypoallergenic latex will assist in the development of guayule as a sustainable crop. The commercial cooperator expects to have 70,000 acres of guayule shrub available by 2005. This means that at the end of Phase II there will be 200 million pounds of resin available. The purpose is to find profitable markets for the 200 million pounds of resin.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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