Alta. sees hemp investment

Hemp fields

The Alberta government says hemp is part of an agri-food investment and growth strategy developed under its economic recovery plan. | File photo

Two companies will receive a maximum of $900,000 to transform Alberta’s hemp industry.

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Tradewinds blow for INCA Renewtech

INCA BioBalsa in wind turbines

In Canada, biocomposite developer INCA Renewable Technologies Inc (INCA Renewtech) has divulged plans to manufacture a “high-performance, cost-competitive” alternative to tropical balsa wood and fossil polyethylene terephthalate (PET) thermoplastic foams used to construct wind turbine blades and boats.

The biocomposite …

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INCA Renewtech to build advanced bio-composites manufacturing facility in Alberta

INCA and InvestAlberta

In a win for Alberta’s cleantech sector and rural job creation, INCA Renewable Technologies announced plans to build a state-of-the art 200,000-square-foot fibre processing and composites manufacturing facility in Vegreville, Alta. Their chosen location is adjacent to InnoTech Alberta, the …

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Canada’s Alberta province pushes dual cropping for fiber and grain

BioPanels in truck

The Canadian province of Alberta is moving fast to develop infrastructure to support dual-cropping of hemp grain and fiber through ambitious initiatives that look to expand the output of raw materials amid projections that hemp farming and processing will grow …

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INCA to receive up to $400K in grant funding for new manufacturing facility

Nate Horner and INCA

Both projects are funded through the Emerging Opportunities program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

In partnership with the federal government, Alberta has awarded two grants totalling $900,000 to help grow the province’s hemp industry.

INCA, a hemp manufacturing company, will receive a …

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INCA Renewtech to build advanced biocomposites manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada

INCA BioBalsa

The fiber processing and composites manufacturing facility will ramp up INCA’s production of highly refined short and long fibers to substitute increasingly scarce balsa wood in boats, wind turbine blades, rail and automotive.  

In a win for Alberta, Canada’s cleantech …

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Government grants to help fund 2 Alberta hemp-processing facilities

David Saltman interviewed by Global News Edmonton

The Alberta government has awarded two grants, in partnership with the federal government, in hopes of growing the province’s hemp industry.

A total of $900,000 has been awarded through the Emerging Opportunities program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The partnership is a five-year, …

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Investing in Alberta’s hemp industry

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Alberta

In partnership with the federal government, Alberta has awarded two grants totalling $900,000 to help grow the province’s hemp industry.

INCA, a globally recognized hemp manufacturing company, will receive a grant of up to $400,000. INCA will use the funding to …

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INCA Renewtech to Build Advanced Bio-Composites Manufacturing Facility in Alberta

INCA and InvestAlberta

EDMONTON, April 21, 2022— In a win for Alberta’s cleantech sector and rural job creation, INCA Renewable Technologies announced today plans to build a state-of-the art 200,000-square-foot fibre processing and composites manufacturing facility in Vegreville, Alberta.  Their chosen location is …

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People in Composites: December 2021

New hires, appointments and changes in executive leadership have been announced by INCA Renewable Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Michelman, Montalvo, Leitz USA, Teijin and Eastman Machine.

INCA Renewable Technologies appoints two industry veterans to key leadership roles

INCA Renewable Technologies (Kelowna, Canada), …

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