Noble Environment Technologies (NET), which develops and manufactures ECOR, Advanced Environmental Composite 100% bio-based, natural cellulosic structural material technologies, has announced that it will have its new Hybrid Research and Development and Production (HRDP) facility at San Diego, California.
The company has occupied this location and is presently holding discussions with business leaders, government officials and the local community to expand its business opportunities.
According to Robert Noble who is the design architect, AIA LEED AP and Founder and CEO of NET, the ECOR production facility at California will comprise of product prototyping, sales and administration, material testing and a state-of-the art showroom. He also added that the company looked for a location which would offer tax credits for new markets and located within the Economic Enterprise Zone. The urban location of San Diego is close to commercial operations and other government facilities such as the navy which can serve as both customers and suppliers of raw materials such as recycled cardboard and paper. California has unlimited access to raw material such as office waste paper, newsprint, corrugated cardboard and other fiber materials.
According to Jim Torti, Ph.D., President and COO of NET, the facility will serve as a future model for superior material life cycle which will be used in all ECOR manufacturing facilities located around the world with each facility providing green collar jobs and producing products that are manufactured exclusively in the US.