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Marketing performance improvements (reduced fuel consumption, emissions, maintenance) to Tug and Tow boat operators, both inland and coastal

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location St. Cloud, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

OnePlusNine , LLC (OPN) will utilize HydrogenOnDemand technology to improve operational performance in the tug and tow boat industry. OPN will also implement a testing protocol to demonstrate and validate these improvements. Waterway Operators generally utilize large diesel power-plants to drive their vessels. In addition to constanly looking to reduce costs, they under increasing pressure to reduce emissions from these engines.


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    Patrick Hogue

    Patrick is the founder and President of Nautical9 and brings 40 years of experience related to engine emissions, fuel economy and engineering project management. He has become one of the nations leading experts on testing and fuel efficiency devices. Patrick has created the strategic relationships that SOM and M9 have with their product mix and sales relationships.

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    Scott Switzer

    Scott is the COO for the company and brings 34 years of experience from public accounting, venture capital, finance, and operational business management. Scott spent the last 7 years on the board and in management of an after market product company for the over the road truck market.

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    Chuck Rau

    Chuck has been working with the launch of OnePlusSix for the last six months and, again, will take that experience to OPN. Chuck has over 30 years experience in managing all aspects of business including; Accounting, Manufacturing, HR, and Sales/Marketing. He has had executive level experience in both business start-up and turn-around.

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    Barry Blomquist

    Barry has spent the last 7 years investigating and assessing an inventory of emerging technologies, primarily in the areas of "Green" technology and energy production. Barry is uniquely suited to define, develop and expand the product offerings of OPN. Barry's background of many years as a Real Estate attorney enables him to assist in the contract work, vendor agreements and corporate filings associated with the company start-up.

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    Doug Carlson

    Doug has over 30 years experience in commercial Real Estate construction and development. His experience in project management, contract execution and financial management are an asset to this management team.

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