Applied University Research, Inc. (AUR, website: www.aurinc.com) was founded in 1973 by Dr. Roger L. Simpson with the goal to develop unique, state-of-the-art instrumentation systems that deliver real information to understand tough fluid flow problems. Since that time, Dr. Simpson has continuously conducted cutting-edge research to develop and apply the most capable laser Doppler turbulence instrumentation systems in the world. AUR now offers to share some of this extensive experience in solving real-problems to help tackle tough flow and flow-instrumentation problems facing researchers today.
In addition to our laser instrumentation expertise, AUR has capabilities for complex flow modeling and experimental validation using proprietary turbulent flow simulation software and our mobile aerodynamic test facility. Please contact AUR’s VP for Research and Development, Todd Lowe (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), with your water or air flow applications.
Barrel Cave Wines
Barrel Cave Wines is an online retailer of specialty wines from across the globe. Barrel Cave
Wines has a website currently under construction at www.barrelcavewines.com. Please contact
email@example.com until the completion of the website.
Blue Ridge Satellite
Blue Ridge Satellite joined the Center in September 2008. Greg McCracken, Owner/Installer, started the business as a home-based business in December 2003, providing Dish Network as the sole satellite system. During the next several years, the company continued focusing on Dish Network as their primary product and numerous successes were achieved. In 2006, the company added Wildblue Satellite Internet to their product line and Tracy Shelton was brought in as a partner. During 2007, Blue Ridge Satellite established an office and brought on DIRECTV to their product line. As the company continues to expand Blue Ridge Satellite will continue to position itself in the commercial market place.
The company has leased approximately 240 square feet of office space in the Center, conducting business operations. Blue Ridge Satellite continues to help the Center increase visibility throughout the Region. To learn more about the products provided by Blue Ridge Satellite, please contact Tracy Shelton or Greg McCracken at (540) 633-0797 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Electrical & Control Solutions, LLC
Electrical & Control Solutions, LLC was formed to serve industry with electrical, automation,
and control services, which include: complete system design, programming (both PLC and HMI), system modification, upgrades, custom control system panel building installation and
commissioning, and several other services. Electrical & Control Solutions can be contacted at email@example.com.
Emisshield is thin film, ceramic nanoparticle material with high emissivity and heat re-radiation capabilities. The core technology of Emisshield was originally developed by NASA to be used as the heat shield for the X-33 and X-34 Space Planes. After a license for the technology was secured from NASA, intense efforts by the Virginia Tech’s Center for Adhesion and Sealant Sciences, combined with extensive research and development, resulted in 20+ Emisshield products ready for sale in today’s market.
Emisshield products optimize heat applications by changing basic system physics and enabling positive improvements in any combustion or energy transfer. This technology can be used on existing or new materials utilized in all combustion processes including metals, refractory, ceramics and high technology fabrics. The optimization provided by Emisshield can provide significant improvement in most energy consuming, producing, or related heat systems. For further information, visit www.emisshield.com.
Enertronics is working on next generation electronic products for renewable energy and utility grid applications. At its initial R & D stage, prototypes of utility scale transformer and electric vehicle fast chargers have been developed for field testing.
The Company has teamed with major utilities and equipment manufactures to continue the development and testing. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hall and Sons Developers, Inc.
Hall and Sons moved into a small office
with expectations of needing more space. The developers are currently
removing timber from a lot across from the Center in preparation for the
start of construction of a new restaurant. In addition, they have plans
for other commercial projects in the future. For futher information, please
call Mark Hall at (540) 633-6772.
Joined the Center in September 2009 and occupies 1900 square foot of space. INTER Materials, LLC, is a small company incorporated in Richmond, Virginia, with two major SBIR Phase II Research & Development programs: 1) Development of a low cost manufacturing process for thermoplastic matrix ballistic helmets for the US Army, and 2) Development of a scratch and abrasion resistant coating for polymer windscreens for rotary wind aircraft for the US Army SOCOM. For further information, please contact (804) 378-6034.
Mobile Medical Diagnostic
Services of New River Valley, LLC
has as its purpose to serve the community’s diagnostic needs for
Mobile X-ray and EKG studies. As an extension of a national corporation,
MMDS, Intl., headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, the firm currently
employs mobile units which house an array of technologically advanced
and patented equipment to achieve this function. The equipment in the
units is highly mobile and is used to provide diagnostic procedures for
patients without being removed from the familiar and comfortable surroundings
of their home or nursing facility. This service eliminates the inconvenience
and stress of dislocating patients from surroundings in order to have
image procedures performed. Research has shown that patients, families
and medical care givers alike, list the difficulties associated with dislocating
patients, as a major problem. In addition to this trauma, there is the
increased risk of causing additional medical complications, especially
since many geriatric patients are more fragile and prone to injury. Call
them at (540) 633-6760 for services!
Formed in 2010, the owner of MS Contracting, Mike Sayers, saw a hole to fill in the construction industry. MSC specializes in demolition, grading, site preparation and utility installation. Being licensed, bonded and fully insured, MSC can be the main contractor for your project. For additional information, call Mike at 540-605-0604.
New River Security Investigations
New River Security & Investigations, Inc. (NRSI), a diversified outsourcing services company based in Wytheville, Virginia, was formed in 1986 expressly for the purpose of providing a variety of quality security support and investigative services for personal, corporate, non-profit and government organizations. NRSI professionals are specifically trained in state of the art surveillance equipment to obtain and document the evidence their clients require. Their services include
Employee/Employment Background Investigations
Internal Covert Investigations
Vehicular Accident & Reconstruction by Court Certified Experts
For more information, please contact Frankie Scott at FScott@nrsiinc.com, ( 276) 228-7632 or visit www.nrsiinc.com.
RBI Builders joined the Business Center in April 2012 and is owned and operated by Randy Burdette. Randy is a Class A Contractor, Licensed and Insured in Virginia. Randy studied building construction at Virginia Tech and has been building homes since 1987. RBI's mission is to make building your dream home, remodeling, or renovating your home a pleasing experience. The team at RBI Builders will guide you through the many steps, listen to your requests, and make sure the project meets your demands. RBI Builders places a focus on detail to ensure quality that you can be proud of. For further information, contact Randy at (540) 639-1310 or visit www.rbibuilders.biz.
20, 2004, Safe Water Incorporated (SWI) is a water analysis and research
corporation, that provides bacteriological testing services for drinking
water, and wastewater as a Virginia State certified laboratory. The services
are offered to residents/homeowners as well as public waterworks owners. The Company intends to expand
its services as it grows, and to pursue research opportunities
in drinking water and wastewater monitoring through funding by governmental
and/or private agencies.
The mission of SWI is to
provide the community with high quality scientific services at minimum
possible cost. Customer satisfaction is their number one priority. They
expect profits, but only from work that satisfies customer needs and benefits
Sample collection bottles can be picked up
at New River Valley Competitiveness Center (NRVCC) main Lobby, or mailed
to your address. Samples for testing can be mailed to: SWI, 6580 Valley
Center Drive, Box 16, Radford, VA 24141; or delivered (Monday-Friday: 8:00
a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) to SWI collection box at New River Valley Competitiveness
Center’s main Lobby. In most cases results will be ready a day after
samples are received. Samples must be received by SWI within 24 hours of
collection. For further information, contact safewater
at (540)633-6739, email email@example.com, or visit www.safewaterinc.com.
Adam Thompson opened this franchise in
September 2005 to provide janitorial service to businesses throughout
Southwest Virginia. They currently lease storage space and will have an
office by the beginning of 2006 and also have first refusal on a 125 square
foot space. For further information, please call (540) 381-0757.
TPG Staffing, a division of The Prillaman Group Inc., provides human resources support to businesses through applicant flow, interviewing, reference checks, assessment, and selection of candidates for the type of positions that businesses want to fill. Additional information on TPG
Staffing can be found at tpgstaffingfirm.com.
REMSI utilizescareer personnel to provide services during periods when Pulaski
County squad personnel are not available. The Training Center provides training
and continuing education for Emergency Medical Technicians throughout the
NRV. Additionally, the Center is preparing to offer both CPR and first aid
courses to local businesses and industrial facilities. For further information,
contact Joe Trigg at (540) 633-6738.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise in four major areas: Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation. When citizens face an emergency situation, they call 911. When local governments need assistance in responding to a crisis, they call VDEM. For further information, please contact Stan Crigger (540) 831-4076 or Willie Richardson (540) 831-4075.