Concurrent Technologies Corporation
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Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an American independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Concurrent Technologies Corporation’s primary purpose and programs are to undertake applied scientific research and development activities that serve the public interest. Concurrent Technologies Corporation has two affiliates: Enterprise Ventures Corporation and CTC Foundation.
Concurrent Technologies Corporation provides these specific areas of expertise:
- Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing
- Advanced Intelligence Solutions
- Education, Training & Creative Services
- Energy & Environment
- Environment, Safety & Occupational Health
- Logistics Information Systems
- Secure Information Technology Solutions
Concurrent Technologies Corporation’s quality management system is certified to the ISO 9001:2008 (Quality) and 14001:2004 (Environmental) standards. CTC’s for-profit affiliate, Enterprise Ventures Corporation (EVC), is certified to the AS9100 standard for aerospace activities.
Awards and scientific advancements
In 2016, Concurrent Technologies Corporation’s System for Laundry and Shower Recycle/Reuse (SYLAS-R2) won an Edison Award. SYLAS-R2 is an energy-efficient, scalable and fully automated greywater reuse system that recycles approximately 90% of greywater. Greywater is wastewater generated in households or office buildings from sources such as sinks, showers, baths, and clothes washers.
In 2013, CTC and Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center received a Gold Edison Award for the Advanced Robotic Laser Coating Removal System.
Patent for magnesium carbon battery
In 2015, Concurrent Technologies Corporation received a patent for the magnesium carbon battery, MagC, that it developed for use with water purification systems. The MagC is an advanced metal-air battery that uses magnesium as a fuel to generate energy. It requires saltwater brine as an electrolyte, which it obtains from the reverse osmosis waste stream.
Concurrent Technologies Corporation has been recognized four times as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. In 2016, only 131 companies made the World’s Most Ethical Companies list, and Concurrent Technologies Corporation was one of only two companies to win in the Scientific & Technical Services category.
Concurrent Technologies Corporation has been recognized as a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards. 2020 Women on Boards (2020WOB) is a nonprofit grassroots campaign committed to gender diversity and increasing the percentage of women who serve on U.S. company boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020. Concurrent Technologies Corporation’s board of directors has ten members, two of whom are women: Margaret DiVirgilio and E. Jeanne Gleason.
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