Market Development for Wood Substitute Composites Made from Agriculture Biomasses and Recycled Plastics

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2004-33610-14374
Agency Tracking Number: 2004-00543
Amount: $79,362.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Heartland BioComposites, LLC
607 S. 6th, Laramie, WY, 82070
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Heath Van Eaton
 (307) 745-9342
Business Contact
 Heath Van Eaton
Title: President/General Manager
Phone: (307) 745-9342
Research Institution
Rural America offers people some of the highest qualities of living, but companies are usually unwilling to locate in small towns that lack in population and pre-existing infrastructure. The problem that Heartland BioComposites will address is the needed market development for an identified rural community and surrounding area, Torrington, WY. This research project will examine the feasibility of Heartland BioComposites ability to create a new, high-value niche market in the Torrington area by applying its advanced processing technologies to generate income and employment opportunities for the residents of Goshen and surrounding rural Counties.

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