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Partner Organizations

Kennebec Valley Community College
National Science Foundation
National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training

Project Period

July 2011

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Open-Access Report

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The program was sponsored by the National Science Foundation to support the development of an advanced technical workforce in the U.S. Topics covered included pulp preparation, handsheet making, and paper testing. The future of the industry and topics such as biofuels and ‘smart packaging’ were also discussed. Hands-on lab exercises were performed at the Process Development Center, a state-of-the-art facility in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

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