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Radical Combustion Technologies, LLC

RCT will solve the natural gas pipeline industry's urgent need to meet EPA emissions mandates on interstate pipeline system engines.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Bluefield, VA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

RCT is developing clean-tech hardware retrofit kits to improve operating performance and cut pollutant emissions of internal combustion engines (ICE). Our first target market is the Natural Gas Transmission Industry where 6,000 Legacy-integral stationary ICE operate on interstate pipelines. RCT’s proprietary, patented technology improves performance while reducing pollutant emissions, saving fuel, lowering O & M costs and increasing horse-power.


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    Founder & CEO

    Dick is a seasoned entrepreneur/CEO leading six companies over the past 25 years. He pioneered the pharmacy over-the-phone refill ‘killer app’ used by retail pharmacies. An expert with disruptive technology, in recent years he has engaged with private-equity firms surfacing, bidding and operating companies as deal-maker/CEO. His general management expertise was gained in the 1980’s at GE, MCI and Bendix.

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    Chief Financial Officer

    Charlie is a senior financial executive with investment banking and CFO experience. He has an impressive background in mergers & acquisitions, financings for both venture and buy-out transactions, and negotiating strategic relationships. He has been CFO of two venture-backed companies and CFO of two other operating companies.

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    Andrew A. Pouring
    Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

    Andy, Founder & CEO of Sonex Research, Inc., is a world-wide expert in combustion. His post-academic career has been devoted to in-cylinder ignition control for both emissions reduction and improved fuel economy. Dr. Pouring holds 15 patents and has authored many in-cylinder-related technical papers. Formerly, he was Head of the Aerospace Engineering Department at the US Naval Academy.

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    H. Frank McComb
    VP - Operations

    Frank is an experienced operations executive in Manufacturing and Distribution with proven leadership in growing profits and sales through operational excellence. A record of building customer-focused operations that create competitive advantages.

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    VP -Marketing & Sales

    A Thomas White has extensive experience in systems and applications engineering which has led to new product technology introductions in such fields as lasers, aircraft electrical generators, propellers and landing gear systems. He has served in many management roles in marketing, customer service, project and general management..

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    Richard Settle
    VP Strategic Programs


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