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Micronic Technologies

Micronic Technologies cleans water from any source cheaper and more effectively than the competition.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Wise, VA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2008
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Micronic Technologies’ patented MicroDesal(TM) water-treatment technology treats water/wastewater from any source providing increased throughput and significant savings in capital expenditures, operation-and-maintenance requirements, and waste-disposal needs compared to the competition. With its ability to reduce ultra-high total dissolved solids (TDS) from fracked water of 200,000 ppm of TDS to 100 ppm, MicroDesal(TM) is a game changer.


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    Karen D Sorber
    CEO & Executive Chair

    As majority owner, co-founder, and CEO for its first four years, Karen has led Micronic's fund raising, strategic decisions, and patenting and prototyping process. Karen's 35 years' work in government and industry includes an senior executive position in government and industry. She spend 25 conducting or managing studies and assessments in policy, management, and the technology aspects of acquisition. Karen now serves as Executive Chair.

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    William E. Roper, Ph.D., P.E.
    Director of Research

    Served as Director, Environmental Services Department, Arlington Co., VA, managing public works, wastewater treatment operations, water distribution, engineering design and construction program, GIS and remote sensing, facilities and environmental programs. Held senior management positions in the Dept. of Transportation, EPA, and the Army. Professors of five universities. B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Env Eng, Univ. of Wisconsin.

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    Kelly P Rock
    Chief Technology Officer

    Inventor of technologies that address energy, fuel efficiency, desalination, and water purification issues through particle size reduction. He has cultivated lifelong research, development, and engineering competencies in high-efficiency systems leading to revolutionary automotive fuel, medical, and water devices. He is the inventor for 22 U.S. patents and highly practiced in evolving engineering designs into alternative product applications.

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    Howard E Sorber, III
    Director of Operations

    Howard brings broad and deep commercial operations and management experience having owned and run businesses for over 35 years. Leadership positions include Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, President, and Board Member of the Virginia Collectors Association. Howard also served as a Board Member and Board Vice President of ARMing Heroes, a non-profit design to help veterans satisfy unmanageable debt.