Forest Products Development Center School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
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FPDC Summary:

The Forest Products Development Center (FPDC) is the hub for economic development and relevant industrial research for the state. Based on industry demand, we have also created a new undergraduate curriculum in the area of Sustainable Biomaterials and Packaging.  The 21st Century will consist of new products such as Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), plant based adhesives for a better carbon footprint, and nanotechnology to improve materials all around us.  We are poised to be the go-to place for new biobased materials and believe in diversity, respect, and multidisciplinary team work.  Please visit our Biomaterials and Packaging Expertise at the top of this page.

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Last modified: November 17, 2020