Competitive Advantages

  1. Nimble, entrepreneurial company with proven record of successful Organic-Growth Startup Companies in several sectors; Able to manage complexity and scale quickly

  2. Strategic geographic position near Key End-users of Hemp Fiber and Hurd in a center of manufacturing with experienced labor force and a low cost of doing business

  3. Centrally located in a Key Agricultural Region of PA, OH, and NY with experienced, motivated farmers, high-quality soil and adequate rainfall

  4. Substantial Access to Raw Material–our Hemp Test Acres Program for Pennsylvania and Ohio is preparing for its 3rd Year; this investment established our reputation with regional farmers and provides immediate access to 5,000 acres with ability to scale quickly to 10,000+ acres

  5. Established relationship with Cretes, the top fiber processing equipment company, to put in place large-scale processing equipment lines

  6. Established relationship with Fibonacci to acquire one of the first two licenses offered to set up production of HempWood™

  7. Strong support of government agencies and institutions including the PA Dept. of Agriculture and collaborations with Pennsylvania State University and Ohio State University Extensions

  8. Collaborations with Parsons School of Design and Pennsylvania Housing Research Center at PSU to drive the hemp construction materials market

  9. Significant grant writing experience with successful applications for major grant funds including USDA, FHLBank, PHARE, and PA Dept. of Agriculture; agribusiness companies are of high importance in PA with numerous tax credit and grants for new businesses/brownfield renovations available

  10. Easy access to transportation infrastructure including a 34-mile local rail system which connects to the regional and national rail systems

  11. Top business and management skills, resident expertise with in-house Legal, Accounting, Human Resources and IT staff; No-frills, pragmatic professionals who make the impossible, possible