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Orono Spectral Solutions

Sophisticated Sampling and Precise Measurement Made Simple, Faster, Safer and Less Expensive.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Chemicals and Chemical Products
  • Location Hermon, ME, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2004
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

OSS develops and sells unique surface chemistry products that make measuring materials faster, safer and more accurate across a wide range of markets. Patented ClearShot extractors capture oil and grease in water. These consumable extractors are used with FTIR units to eliminate the need for solvents, to reduce testing time from hours to minutes, to generate very accurate results and provide additional benefits that identify individual oils.


  • Roland has managed B2B manufacturing companies for over 15 years. During that time, he has managed organizations in Canada, Brazil and the US. The range of markets includes, adhesives, building materials, resins and starches. He is a Chemical Engineer and has a Masters in Business Management.

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    Dean Smith
    Vice President of Engineering

    A co-owner of OSS, Dean has been responsible for systems engineering, new business development and co-managing the business. With an advanced degree in electrical engineering, Dean has over 15 years of R&D and commercial experience in the sensor industry. Dean has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his academic, athletic and professional career. He is a listed inventor on four US patents and has several technical publications.


Previous Investors

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    Maine Venture Fund