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Sunstrand to roll out new products at Greenbuild Expo

LOUISVILLE, KY – Sunstrand is excited to introduce two of its newest eco-friendly products at next week’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

Sunstrand founder Trey Riddle said his three-year-old company officially will roll out its CoreBoard and Natural Fiber Insulation at the event in Boston, his company’s first appearance at the annual event.

“CoreBoard is a rapidly […]

By |November 7th, 2017|press releases|Comments Off on Sunstrand to roll out new products at Greenbuild Expo

Sunstrand makes environment friendly materials, helps Kentucky farms

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) –
A Louisville company is finding more environment friendly ways to build houses, cars and objects you use every day using crops from a dozen Kentucky Farms.

Sunstrand is tucked away off Payne Street near Lexington Road, and there’s a good chance you might not know it’s there. But the company’s CEO Trey Riddle […]

By |October 9th, 2017|In the News|Comments Off on Sunstrand makes environment friendly materials, helps Kentucky farms

LAND Forum

Sunstrand is proud to play a role in the LAND forum in Shelbyville this past week. This Agricultural and Manufacturing forum provided a great way for the community to network and share lessons in the industry. We look forward to continuing our commitment to the community and this growing industry.

By |June 30th, 2017|press releases|Comments Off on LAND Forum

This Louisville company will double its production with new Irish Hill HQ

A Louisville-based company that makes fiber and other products out of natural materials has moved into a new facility that will double its operational capacity.

Sunstrand LLC mostly works with hemp, bamboo and the hemp-like plant, kenaf, to produce fibers that are used for thermal and acoustic insulation, as well as animal bedding, building materials, filler […]

By |June 15th, 2017|In the News|Comments Off on This Louisville company will double its production with new Irish Hill HQ

Growing hemp processing plant moves to Irish Hill

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Louisville-based hemp processing plant has relocated its headquarters to the Irish Hill neighborhood.

By |May 24th, 2017|In the News|Comments Off on Growing hemp processing plant moves to Irish Hill

Sunstrand moves HQs to larger facility to increase production

LOUISVILLE, KY – Sunstrand has moved its Kentucky headquarters to a much larger space to accommodate its growing product demand.

Sunstrand opened operations in 2014 in a 6,000-square-foot plant in the town of Fern Creek, 20 miles south of Louisville, shortly after Kentucky moved to legalize industrial hemp that year.

Riddle, who also serves as president of […]

By |March 31st, 2017|press releases|Comments Off on Sunstrand moves HQs to larger facility to increase production

Canola Feasibility Study, Fiber Processing Facility Expansion Among Seventeen Agricultural Investments Approved

More than $1.5 million invested in Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2017) –The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $1,599,412 for 17 agricultural diversification and rural development projects and programs across the Commonwealth at its monthly board meeting.
Hemp Support
Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation Inc. was approved for $2,000 in Floyd County funds. The funds will be used […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|press releases|Comments Off on Canola Feasibility Study, Fiber Processing Facility Expansion Among Seventeen Agricultural Investments Approved

Local 7th-grader uses Sunstrand material in science project

LOUISVILLE, KY – America’s preeminent supplier of natural fibers reinforcements and fillers is playing a key part in a local student’s Science Fair project this weekend.

Louisville-based Sunstrand donated four pounds of Kentucky-grown hemp, cut into half-inch fibers, to 13-year-old Gus Dillon.

Dillon, a seventh-grader at St. Francis of Assissi School in Louisville, is investigating hemp as […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|press releases|Comments Off on Local 7th-grader uses Sunstrand material in science project

Sunstrand founder to speak at CAMX conference

LOUISVILLE, KY – Sunstrand founder and CEO Trey Riddle will give two presentations at next month’s CAMX conference in Anaheim, Calif.

The conference runs from Sept. 26-29 at the Anaheim Convention Center. It aims to connect thousands of people from all aspects of the world’s composites and advanced materials communities. Industry leaders and newbies alike can […]

By |August 16th, 2016|press releases|Comments Off on Sunstrand founder to speak at CAMX conference

UK Industrial Hemp Research Field Day is Aug. 11

LEXINGTON, Ky., (Aug. 8, 2016) — The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host an industrial hemp field day Aug. 11 at UK’s Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington.

The field day begins at 8 a.m. with donuts and coffee provided by Sunstrand. At 9 a.m., UK’s industrial hemp research team will introduce themselves […]

By |August 9th, 2016|In the News|Comments Off on UK Industrial Hemp Research Field Day is Aug. 11