Low Cost Solventless Guayule Resin Adhesives

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$80,000.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
2004-33610-14337
Agency Tracking Number:
2004-00461
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
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Ronald Gumbs
 (732) 257-9049
 gumbs@att.net
Business Contact
 Ronald Gumbs
Title: President
Phone: (732) 257-9049
Email: gumbs@att.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
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.

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