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Aegina Glassworks, Inc

We melt glass using microwave energy. Gas furnace tech will be replaced by MWs because they're greener, scalable, faster and use less energy

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2009
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Aegina designs, builds and sells commercial production microwave-powered furnaces to melt industrial minerals (glass, basalt, magma, etc). Compared to gas furnace technology, MW furnaces use less energy, emit no harmful gases into the atmosphere, support shorter production campaigns, and offer lower CapEx and OpEx. The technology is ideal for glass fiber waste reclamation and bottle recycling. Customers include Rio Tinto Minerals and Kopp Glass.


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    Monny Sklov

    Dr. Sklov has 15 years of executive management experience in the private sector, including SVP & Managing Director of Worldwide Xceed [NASD:XCED], VP of Business Development at Edify Corp [NASD:SONE] and SVP of Organizational Effectiveness at Zabit Consulting. Prior to this he was the corporate statistician for Towers Perrin and a consultant with William Mercer for 11 years. He focuses on business development and managing strategic partnerships.

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    Tom Higgins
    Chairman of Board

    Tom Higgins is founding CEO and Director of Prosetta Corporation, a biotechnology company in SF. Prior to that, he was the President and CEO of Business for Social Responsibility. Tom was formerly an elected member of the Iowa General Assembly, where he served three termsand chaired the Human Resources Committee. He served the Carter administration as Assoc Comm of Soc Sec Admin and became Deputy Secretary to the cabinet on White House Sr staff

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    Terry O'Day
    Secretary of Board

    Terry O’Day currently is a City Councilman for Santa Monica, California. Prior to this he served on Santa Monica’s Planning Commission for 6 years until 2009. As a member of the Commission, he participated in many deliberations regarding the Land Use and Circulation Element, Exposition Light Rail, and Downtown Civic Area planning. Terry also is past president of EV Rental Cars, a company he co-founded in 1998.