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What is the Bangor Innovation Center?

The Bangor Innovation Center offers a business location for small businesses during their startup and early growth stages. It is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs providing flexible operating space at supportive rental rates.  The facility can accommodate manufacturers, research and development, distributors, and business service companies.


Higgins Fabrication

Higgins Fabrication is a custom manufacturer of high quality, handmade, steel and wood furniture.  “Built in a Workshop, Not a Factory”, as they like to say. “The pieces I make are built from real lumber–No plywood, no veneers.  When you look at the end of one of my tables, you see endgrain and growth rings, because it’s a real board, cut out of a real tree.”  They sell direct-to-consumer through their website and other high-end furniture and craftsmen sites. 

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Cerahelix ceramic membranes represent the next generation in ceramic nanofiltration, an advanced technology for meeting challenging filtration, treatment and separation requirements. Engineered with the company’s proprietary membrane technology, Cerahelix’s NanoHelix™ and PicoHelix™ filters provide molecular level separation that removes a wide range of organic and inorganic constituents from wastewater. Robust, reliable and cost-effective, they lower operational costs and increase efficiency, minimize fouling, and eliminate the need for expensive pretreatment.
Cerahelix’s customers include one of the world’s largest manufacturers of personal care products. Its ceramic nanofiltration products are ideal for a wide range of industries and applications including food & beverage, biopharmaceuticals & nutraceuticals, and industrial wastewater treatment and water reuse.

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Mainely Buoys

Mainely Buoys is a Maine themed giftware manufacturer specializing in wooden items, lobster buoys and other nautical themed gifts.  All Mainely Buoys products are handcrafted by Maine crafts people using time honored tools and techniques. Their products are created using locally sourced, sustainably harvested natural resources. Buoys and pilings are crafted using Eastern White Cedar, a naturally buoyant and rot resistant wood that is the traditional material of choice for these items.  Items are sold to gift shops throughout the eastern United States, online and in their retail store in Bar Harbor.

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