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NCD Technologies, LLC

NCD's nanocrystalline diamond coating properties solve today's micromachining cost and quality issues, fostering greater industry growth.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Nanotechnology
  • Location Madison, WI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2009
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

NCD is an early revenue nanotechnology company that is initially focusing its diamond coating technology in the microtool/micromachining industry. Companies are looking for smaller and more functional parts, which requires smaller size tooling. The progress of the industry is being held back due to cost and quality issues related to the new generation of smaller microtools. NCD's technology significantly improves smaller microtool performance.


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    Patrick Heaney

    Dr. Heaney completed his PhD at U-W, focusing on diamond coating technology.
    He has 8 years experience in synthesizing and characteritizing diamond coatings. Prior to completing his PhD, Dr. Heaney worked on projects for DuPont and has several related patents.

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    Robert (Bob) Shimmel

    Bob has 20 years of executive leadership, managing both high growth and turnaround companies. He has led the successful development of 3 startup into viable enterprises. Mr. Shimmel has led the commercialization of over $200M in annual sales of new, innovative products. His experience in the metal and tooling industry is highly valuable to NCD Technologies. He has a BS in Chemistry and a MBA in Marketing/Finance.


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    MIchael, Best & Freidrich (Business), Boardman & Clark (IP)
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Previous Investors

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    Dr. Patrick Heaney - $197,000
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    Friends and Family - $200,000