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Radical Combustion Technologies, LLC

RCTClean improves combustion stability of internal combustion engines & cuts emissions to near-zero. First market, pipeline gas transmission, is >$7.5 billion.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Vienna, VA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website radcomtec.com

Company Summary

RCT is the Zero-Emissions Company whose mission is to make the world’s internal combustion engines cleaner and more efficient. RCTClean is a novel, patented, CleanTech, field-installable, passive, retrofit kit that improves operating efficiencies and cuts emissions of Internal Combustion Engines (ICEs). Our first target market is large natural-gas fueled engines used in pipeline transmission of natural gas. This is a $7.5B addressable market.


  • Dick 20thompson 206 17 20 002
    Founder & CEO

    Dick, a serial entrepreneur/CEO has been CEO of 6 companies since 1990. His many new product launches consistently generated shareholder returns of 10 to 25 times. He pioneered the over-the-phone prescription refill application used by all retail pharmacies. He engaged private-equity firms surfacing, bidding and operating companies as dealmaker/CEO including due diligence on 3 disruptive-technology businesses. www.linkedin.com/in/richardthompson.

  • Jon 20tice
    Chief Technology Advisor

    Jon, a seasoned engine expert & entrepreneur is considered the leading gas-compression industry emissions SME for the gas industry. He has served in multiple industry forums during his 40-year gas pipeline career & completed PhD-level engineering courses at Cornell. Prior Principal Engineer assignments at El Paso Natural Gas & Dresser-Rand as well as two start-up ventures make him an ideal fit for RCT. www.linkedin.com/pub/jon-tice/31/4/70.

  • Mike 20manfredi
    Vice President Research & Development & Co-Founder

    Mike has broad experience in operation, maintenance and inspection standards for rotating machinery and related technology. Over the past six years Mike has become expert on emissions and operational challenges faced by the natural gas pipeline industry and programmatic aspects of project management...key to technology development. In addition Mike has deep experience in finance and investment management. https://www.linkedin.com/in/rctrd.

  • Nate 20hoffenbecker
    Director of Field Engineering & Management

    Nate has worked for Dresser-Rand as a lead field-engineer since 2004 doing engine installations, overhauls and emissions-reduction programs. His focus has been exclusively on Legacy engines used for gas compression. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. . www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-hoffenbecker-12a84448.

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    CFO & Co-founder

    Charlie, co-founder & CFO, is experienced in M&A, venture capital, private equity and financial-advisory roles. Trained as an investment banker, he has spent much of his career supporting entrepreneurs, starting companies and structuring buyouts. He has been CFO of two venture-backed companies as well as two operating companies. www.linkedin.com/in/charles-stolper-933ab6/.