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Company Information:

Company Name: MOUNTAIN MEADOW WOOL CO., INC.
City: Buffalo
State: WY
Zip+4: 82834-9334
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (307) 684-5775

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $160,000.00 2
SBIR Phase II $756,000.00 2

Award List:

Determining the Feasibility of Developing a Wool Scouring Facility in Wyoming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Valerie L. Spanos
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The inability of wool producers to clean their wool requires that value is added outside of the state.Development of an infrastructure to add value to wool in state could increase economic growth and development. A thorough feasibility study will illustrate whether or not and under what conditions a… More

Increasing the Marketing Efficiency and Profitability of Wyoming's Wool Producers Through Value Adding Under a Local Early Stage Wool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Karen R. Hostetler
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
Although the state of Wyoming ranks second in the nation in wool production, a commercial scouring facility does not exist in this region. Raw wool, called greasy, is shipped out of the region, and more often out of the country for further processing. Rarely does this Wyoming product ever return to… More

On-site Effluent Treatment of Wastewater from Wool Processing Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Karen R. Hostetler, null
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
During the past ten years there as been a significant decline in the amount of wool processed within the United States. From 1994 to 2003, U.S. wool mill consumption decreased by 72% and raw wool exports increased by 289.2%. The American wool industry is facing major economic changes, which include… More

Establishing On-site Effluent Treatment of Wastewater from Small-Scale Wool Processing Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Karen R. Hostetler, Vice President – (307) 684-5775
Award Amount: $460,000.00
Abstract:
Sheep ranching and wool production have been a part of our country & #8223;s rural heritage for more than a hundred years, with small and mid-sized ranches serving as the backbone of our country & #8223;s sheep operations. Presently, small operators account for more total ewes than larger… More