Maine is an industry hub for innovation in the advanced materials and composites sector.
Businesses and research facilities work together to develop and manufacture innovative, award-winning products. Maine is home to companies focused on extreme applications of advanced materials including temperature, strength, lightness, and corrosion resistance. As a result, products manufactured crossover into several industry sectors including aerospace, boat building, construction, defense, and renewables.
Maine glove maker embraces the cold
For more than 40 years, Tempshield has produced cryogenic gloves, aprons, and other protective gear for those who work with ultra-cold materials, such as liquid nitrogen, at temperatures below -100 degrees Fahrenheit. The world leader is adapting its cold-fighting technology to make gloves and mittens for outdoor sports.
World-leading, interdisciplinary center for research, education, and economic development encompassing material sciences, manufacturing, and the engineering of composites and structures
Nonprofit alliance of composite businesses to recognize and promote Maine’s leadership in the international composite industry, providing opportunities for new commercial ventures, product development, education and training, and access to world class industrial testing laboratories
We’d love to hear from you to discuss your interest in this sector and Maine’s advantages.