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Aspen Subsidiary Opens State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Plant for Miniature Rotary Compressors

Aspen Compressor, LLC completed a major milestone in demonstrating its manufacturing capacity to produce mini-compressors for defense applications. The demonstration was performed for the Department of Defense (DoD) as part of a Title III contract under the Defense Production Act. The
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Army Soldier System Center Awards Aspen Systems, Inc. Contract for Orientation-Independent Personal Cooling System

Aspen Systems was selected recently by the U.S. Army’s Soldier System Center in Natick, MA to optimize its Personal Cooling System and extend its operating functionality. Mobile and portable refrigeration systems are prone to difficult operating conditions, frequently not in vertical
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NIOSH awards SBIR Phase I contract to Aspen Systems, Inc. for Personal Cooling System Optimization

The National Institutes of Occupational Safety & Health awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research contract to Aspen Systems, Inc. The project will focus on the development and optimization of personal cooling through development and testing of an advanced thermal contro
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Aspen Systems Awarded Two Contracts from the U.S. Air Force for Facilitated Transport Membrane Technologies

Aspen Systems, Inc. (ASI), a leading materials research and product development firm, was recently awarded two Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) contracts totaling approximately $0.75 M for research, engineering and development of its facilitated membrane based materi
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Aspen Compressor and U.S. Air Force Enter Agreement to Construct New Compressor Plant

Aspen Compressor received a follow-up contract from the U.S. Air Force to design and build a new domestic manufacturing plant for mini-compressors. The plant, to be located in Somerset, Kentucky, will fill a critical defense need for the foreseeable future. The total Department of Def
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Aspen Systems, Inc. (ASI) is Selected for R&D 100 Award

Aspen’s personal cooling system was selected for the prestigious R&D 100 Award given annually to the top 100 new products of the year worldwide. Presented by Cahners Publishing, the R&D 100 Awards are often referred to as the Oscars of invention. Among other winners sele
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Aspen Thermal Division Receives First Order to Produce Self-Powered Fan for Oil & Gas Industry

Aspen Thermal Division has developed and sold its first order of self-powered fans for the oil & gas industry to be used in remote areas where grid power is not available. The fan based on thermoelectrics is used in conjunction with catalytic radiant heaters to distribute heat and
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Aspen Compressor, LLC Awarded Contract to Evaluate Domestic Compressor Manufacturing Plant

Aspen Compressor received a contract under Title III of the Defense Production Act to evaluate the feasibility of producing mini-compressors for both defense and commercial markets. The initial phase of the contract valued at $490,000 involves a comprehensive business plan, marketing
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Aspen Products Group is Formed to Service the Emerging Fuel Cell Market

Aspen Systems, Inc. has created a new spin-off company Aspen Products Group (APG) to focus on the emergence of fuel cell technology, especially the solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The group has considerable know-how in the preparation of hyd
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