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Small Business Innovation Research: FY89 - FY03 Awards: Hazardous And Solid Waste


Name and Address of Awardee

Title of SBIR Project

Phase I Award

Phase II Award

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HAZARDOUS AND SOLID WASTE
Eckenfelder, Inc.
227 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 255-2288
Pilot Scale Field Implementation of Surfactant Flushing of Hydrophobic Refractory Organic Compounds
1989
$49,837
$149,909
$199,746
M. L. Energia, Inc.
P.O. Box 1468
Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 799-7970
A Novel Idea for Photo-Conversion of Hazardous Chlorocarbon Industrial Wastes to Usable Hydrocarbon Fuels
1989
$50,000
$150,000
$200,000
Vortec Corporation
3770 Ridge Pike
Collegeville, PA 19426
(215) 489-2255
Innovative Incineration Technology for Fiberglass Manufacturing Solid and Hazardous Waste Disposal/Recycling
1989
$49,903
1990
$149,992
$199,895
Bio-Recovery Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 3982, UPB
Las Cruces, NM 88003
(505) 646-5192
Reclamation of Soils and Soil Leachates Contaminated with Heavy Metals
$49,924
 
 
 
Chem Char Research, Inc.
T-16 Research Park
Columbia, MO 65211
(314) 882-2822
Innovative Method for On-Site Regeneration of Spent Carbon
$49,997
 
 
 
Chemical and Metal Industries, Inc.
4701 Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 320-6151
Dehydrohalogenation of Complex Hazardous Organic Wastes for Destruction and Resource Recovery
$49,565
 
 
 
Chemical Reclamation Technologies
20749 Parkwood Lane
Strongsville, OH 44136
(216) 572-9225
Recycling of Solid Zinc Phosphating Process Waste
$47,110
1991
$150,000
$197,110
Energy & Environmental Engineering, Inc.
P.O. Box 215
East Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 666-5500
Determination of Solids Residence Time Distribution in Continuously Fed, Shallow Fluidized Beds: Towards the Development of a Fuel Efficient Contaminated Soils Incinerator
$50,000
 
 
 
EnviMed Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 6503
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(609) 896-2193
A Novel Absorbent-Reagent for HCl Control in On-Site Disposal of Regulated Medical Waste
$50,000
 
 
 
Manufacturing & Technology Conversion International, Inc.
P.O. Box 21
Columbia, MD 21045-0021
(410) 982-1292
Steam Reforming of Municipal Wastewater Sludge
$49,987
 
 
 
Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.
1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
Menlo Park, CA 94025-1516
(415) 328-2228
Recovery of Liquid Hazardous Wastes from Carbon Adsorption Steam Regeneration Streams
$50,000
$150,000
$200,000
Professional Analytical & Consulting Services, Inc. (PACS)
409 Meade Drive
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(412) 262-4222
Development of a Hierarchy for Solvent Recovery of Selected Organics from Activated Carbon (AC) and Feasibility of a New Regeneration of Spent AC
$50,000
 
 
 
Sonotech, Inc.
575 Travis Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 525-8530
Application of Pulse Combustion in Solid and Hazardous Waste Incineration
$49,967
$149,942
$199,909
Vortec Corporation
3770 Ridge Pike
Collegeville, PA 19426
(215) 489-2255
Innovative Hazardous Fly Ash and Industrial Process Dust Vitrification Technology
$49,985
$149,754
$199,739
Calderon Energy Company of Bowling Green, Inc.
P.O. Box 126
Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 354-4632
Safe, Environmentally Acceptable Resources Recovery from Oil Refinery Sludge
$49,724
 
 
 
Hoyle Associates
P.O. Drawer 1628
Alpin, TX 79831
(915) 837-2088
Recycling of Polypropylene Carpet Waste Into Polyester Carpet Backcoating
$49,600
1992
$149,940
$199,540
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
Color Sorting of Post-Consumer Glass and Plastic Containers To Improve Their Recyclability
$50,000
1992
$149,993
$199,993
Alpha Environmental Laboratory
P.O. Box 1111
Brookfield, WI 53008-1111
(219) 844-5419
Sludge Evaporation and Extraction Process
1992
$49,885
 
 
 
CeraMem Corporation
12 Clematis Avenue
Waltham, MA 02154
(617) 899-0467
Reclamation of Waste Lubricating Oil Using Ceramic Membranes
1992
$50,000
 
 
 
Climax Research Services
39205 Country Club Drive,
Suite C-40
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
(313) 489-0720
Ferroalloy from Chromium Plating Sludge Waste
1992
$49,220
 
 
 
Energy and Environmental Research Corporation
Salem Industrial Park
Box 189
Whitehouse, NJ 08888
(908) 534-5833
Improved Incinerator for Hazardous Waste
1992
$50,000
 
 
 
M.L. Energia, Inc.
P.O. Box 1468
Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 799-7970
Photo-Thermal Conversion of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and Halons to Valuable and Environmentally Safe Materials
1992
$50,000
1993
$150,000
$200,000
Manufacturing & Technology Conversion International, Inc.
P.O. Box 21
Columbia, MD 21045-0021
(410) 354-0420
Innovative, Cost-Effective, and Low-Particulate Emission Incinerator for Solid and Liquid Hazardous Wastes
1992
$49,998
 
 
 
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
Method for Opening and Emptying the Contents of Plastic Bags Entering Recycling Facilities
$49,938
1993
$149,999
$199,937
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
A Low Cost Automated Process for Recovery of Recyclable Plastic and Glass Containers from Solid Waste
$49,908
1993
$149,936
$199,844
Robert Morgan & Company, Inc.
271 Helmer Road
P.O. Box 1537
Battle Creek, MI 49015
(616) 962-5592
Conversion of Waste Stream Plastics into Automotive Components (Phase I)/ Conversion of Waste Stream Plastics into Polymer Matrix Composite Materials (Phase II)
1992
$49,973
$149,998
$199,971
Vortec Corporation
3770 Ridge Pike
Collegeville, PA 19426
(215) 489-2255
Innovative Concept for Recycling Heavy Metal Carryover into an Advanced Hazardous Flyash/Dust Vitrification Process
1992
$49,998
 
 
 
Coalition Technologies, Ltd.
P.O. Box 1391
3072 Vantage Point Drive
Midland, MI 48641-1391
(517) 832-8415
Silo Sulfonation Reactor for Waste Plastic and Rubber for Inclusion in High Performance Concrete
$50,000
 
 
 
Eckenfelder, Inc.
227 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 255-2288
Fixation of Lead and Select Organic Compounds Using a Cold Mix Asphalt Process
$50,000
 
 
 
Eckenfelder, Inc.
227 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 255-2288
An Innovative Technology for the Destruction of Chlorinated Compounds in the Vapor Phase (Phase I)/ Development of Pilot-Scale Chlorinated Organic Vapor Phase Alkaline Destruction (COVPAD) Unit (Phase II)
$49,740
1994
$165,000
$214,740
Foster-Miller, Inc.
350 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02154-1196
(617) 890-3200
Utilization of Scrap Prepreg Wastes as a Reinforcement in a Wholly Recycled Plastic
$49,951
$164,668
$214,619
HiChem Corporation
10 South 059
Schoger Drive, Unit 45
Naperville, IL 60564
(708) 851-5992
Rubber Tire Pyrolysis - Production of Highly Enhanced Marketable Products
1993
$50,000
$145,616
$195,616
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
Separation of Post-Consumer PET and PVC Plastics in the Regrind Flake Form
$49,903
$164,682
$214,585
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
Application of Artificial Intelligence to Automated Waste Recycling
$49,972
$164,937
$214,909
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
A Process for Increasing the Amount and Quality of Recycled Plastics Resins
$49,948
1994
$164,937
$214,885
Wamax, Inc.
4473 142nd Avenue, SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(206) 643-4755
Development of a New Lead Fixation Technology
$49,941
 
 
 
Aster, Inc.
160 Glaser Street
Fairborn, OH 45329
(513) 754-1400
The Use of Recycled Solid Automotive Paint Wastes as Ingredients in Automotive Sealant Products
$54,800
$216,882
$271,682
CCW Technology Group, Inc.
4025 Pleasantdale Road,
Suite 340
Atlanta, GA 30340
(404) 368-1789
Use of Sulfur Polymer Cement and Sulfur Extended Asphalt for Solidification/Stabilization of Lead and Organolead Contaminated Soils
$55,000
 
 
 
Chemical and Metal Industries, Inc.
4701 Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 320-6151
An Experimental Approach for Developing an Antimony Pentafluoride Catalyst Recovery Method
$55,000
1995
$220,000
$275,000
EnerTech Environmental, Inc.
430 10th Street, NW
Suite S-003
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 892-9440
Innovative Technology for Efficient Utilization of Municipal Solid Waste
1994
$55,000
$220,000
$275,000
SpectraCode, Inc.
Purdue Research Park, Business and Technology Center
1291 Cumberland Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(317) 494-9006/5591
Development of a Spectroscopic Molecular Bar-Code Reader for the Rapid Identification of Municipal Plastic Waste
$54,679
$219,949
$274,628
TDA Research, Inc.
12345 West 52nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 940-2301
Novel Catalysts for Hydrogenolysis of Organochlorine Pollutants
$55,000
$220,000
$275,000
Vortec Corporation
3770 Ridge Pike
Collegeville, PA 19426
(610) 489-2255
A Chemical Process To Treat Spent Potliners and Produce Several Recyclable Commercially Valuable Products
$54,878
 
 
 
Bend Research, Inc.
64550 Research Road
Bend, OR 97701-8599
(503) 382-4100
Novel Pervaporation System for Recovery of Organics from Hazardous Waste Streams
$65,000
 
 
 
By-Products Research, Inc.
415 MacDade Boulevard
Collingdale, PA 19023
(215) 895-2350/(610) 461-2961
Construction Material from Chemically Activated Fly Ash
$62,000
 
 
 
Chemical and Metal Industries, Inc.
4701 Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 320-6151
Processing Spent Catalyst To Recover Metal Values and To Minimize or Eliminate Hazardous Waste
$65,000
1996
$225,000
$290,000
Climax Research Services
39205 Country Club Drive,
Suite C-40
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
(810) 489-0720
Conversion of Hazardous Chromium Plating Sludge into Aluminothermic Chromium Metal
$65,000
 
 
 
Ecomat, Inc.
14560 Lee Road
Chantilly, VA 22021
(703) 631-2700 ext 411
The Use of Multi-Component Waste Products for Use in Roofing Materials
$62,800
 
 
 
EMEC Consultants
4221 Roundtop Road
Export, PA 15632
(412) 325-3260
Detoxification of Spent Hall Cell Potlining
1995
$64,820
 
 
 
Lynntech, Inc.
7610 Eastmark Drive, Suite 105
College Station, TX 77840
(409) 697-0017
Dual Purpose Electrochemical Treatment of Wastewater
$65,000
 
 
 
MBR Research, Inc.
601 Ewing Street, Suite C-22
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-7596
Activated-Carbon Production from Creosote-Treated Waste Wood
$64,930
 
 
 
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 329-9088/734-6400
A Sorting System for Improving the Quality of Recycled PET Plastic Resins
$64,986
$225,000
$289,986
Physical Sciences, Inc.
PSI Technologies Division
20 New England Business Center
Andover, MA 01810
(508) 689-0003
Heavy Metals Emissions Control by Co-Firing MSW and Coal
$65,000
 
 
 
Bend Research, Inc.
64550 Research Road
Bend, OR 97701-8599
(541) 382-4100
Development of a Membrane-Based System for the Recovery and Reuse of Solvents
$70,000
$225,000
$295,000
Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc.
4701 Dahila Street
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 320-6151
Innovative Process Technology To Recover Metals Values from Hazardous Waste
$69,716
 
 
 
Lynntech, Inc.
7610 Eastmark Drive, Suite 105
College Station, TX 77840
(979) 693-0017
Self-Contained Electrochemical System for Treating Paint Residue
$70,000
 
 
 
Media and Process Technology, Inc.
1155 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 826-3721
A Low-Cost Environmentally Benign Waste Lubricant Recycling/Re-Refining Technology
$69,568
$225,000
$294,568
Wabash Valley Products, Inc.
9451 Cleveland Street
Crown Point, IN 45307
(219) 663-2419
Cellulose-Based Soil Medium as a Peat MossSubstitute
$51,000
 
 
 
MBA Polymers, Inc.
500 West Ohio Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-9031
Testing a New Separation Device for Sorting Recycled Plastic Chips Based on Differeces in Specific Gravity
$67,278.11
 
 
 
MBR Research, Inc.
601 Ewing Street, Suite C-22
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-7596
Conversion of Paper-Mill Sludge into Pelletized, Composite Activated Sorbent
$70,000
 
 
 
Media and Process Technology, Inc.
1155 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 826-3721
High Flash Solvent Recovery Using Dual Purpose Ceramic Membrane Technology
$69,558
$221,729
$291,287
Media and Process Technology, Inc.
1155 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 826-3721
Re-Refining of Spent Ester-Based Synthetic Lubricants
$70,000
$224,947
$294,947
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 734-6400
Automated Separation of Post-Consumer Polymer Flake
$70,000
$225,000
$295,000
Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.
87 Church Street
East Hartford, CT 06108-3742
(860) 528-9806
The Manufacture of Carbon Black From Oils Derived From Scrap Tires
$70,000
$224,966
$294,966
ChelaTech, Inc.
2837 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
(406) 728-5897
High-Performance Extraction of Heavy Metals with Tethered Metal-Binding Ligands
$70,000
 
 
 
Environmental Chemical Corporation
1240 Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010
(415) 347-1555
High-Performance Electrolysis for In-Situ Remediation of Heavy Metals
$70,000
 
 
 
Industrial Microwave Systems, LLC
5107 Carolwood Lane
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 403-0168
Improved Method for In-Situ Soil Remediation: The Modified "Lasagna™@ Process
$69,500
 
 
 
Oxley Research, Inc.
25 Science Park
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 786-5390
Excess Etchant Reduction and Copper Recovery Process for Cupric Chloride Recovery
$70,000
 
 
 
Adherent Technologies, Inc.
9621 Camino del Sol NB
Albuquerque, NM 87111-1522
(505) 346-1685
Recycling Process for Poultry Litter
$69,988
 
 
 
Chemical & Metal Industries, Inc.
4701 Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 320-6151
Processes for Recovery and Recycling of Chromium From Spent Chromium Oxide Fluorination Catalysts
$70,000
 
 
 
Climax Research Services
39205 Country Club Drive, Suite C-40
Farmington Hills, MI 48331-5718
(248) 489-0720
Fax: (248) 489-8997
The Recovery of Pure Chromium Metal From Hazardous Plating Sludge
$70,000
 
 
 
Engineering Mechanics Corporation of Columbus (EMC2)
4181 Maystar Way
Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 850-8792
Fax: (614) 850-8793
Innovative Approaches To Enhance the Structural Performance of Recycled Plastic Lumber (RPL)
$68,415
 
 
 
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 734-6400
An Economical Alternative for Sorting Polymers on the Small Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Level
$70,000
$225,000
$295,000
Physical Sciences, Inc.
10 New England Business Center
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 689-0003
Fluorescence Coding of Plastics for Enhanced Identification and Sorting
$69,893
 
 
 
Excell Partnership
2035 Claudia Court
Cincinnati, OH 45230-1501
Process Development for Destruction of Hazardous Organic Compounds Including Halogens, Phosphate Esters, or Other Intractable Moities
$69,713
 
 
 
Lynntech, Inc.
7610 Eastmark Drive
College Station, TX 77840
(979) 693-0017
A Novel Method for Converting a Negative Value Waste Into a Commodity Chemical
$70,000
$225,000
$295,000
National Recovery Technologies, Inc.
566 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228-1223
(615) 734-6400
Sensor Fusion for Contaminant Detection and Removal From Plastics Recycle Streams
$70,000
$225,000
$295,000
Quantum Magnetics, Inc.
7740 Kenamar Court
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 566-9200
A Portable Sensor for Minimizing Hazardous Waste in the Composite Prepreg Industry
$69,917
 
 
 
Climax Research Services
51229 Century Court
Wixom, MI 48393-2074
(248) 960-4900
Fax: (248) 960-4970
Extraction and Recovery of Pure Nickel Metal From Hazardous Plating Sludge
$70,000
 
 
 
MSE Technology Applications, Inc.
200 Technology Way
P.O. Box 4078
Butte, MT 59702
(406) 494-7100
Fax: (406) 494-7230
Metals Recycling From Waste Sludges by Ammoniacal Leaching Followed by Solvent Extraction
$70,000
 
 
 
Resource Recovery Corporation of West Michigan
15220 68th Avenue
Coopersville, MI 49404
(616) 837-1885
Fax: (616) 837-8871
Value-Added Composites From Foundry Industry Waste Materials 2002 $70,000      

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