Innovative Chemical and Material Technologies

TensTech Inc. is a research company that focuses on developing new and innovative chemical and material based technologies. Our vision is to carry out focused research/development projects based on clearly identified internal product goals, in support of grant based projects, in support of the commercialization of university developed technologies and in joint research/development efforts with small to medium sized chemical companies. We work in the expectation that our efforts will have a significant impact on targeted applications and chemical markets.

TensTech, Inc. is a research company that focuses on the development of new and innovative chemical and material based technologies.  Our core commitment is to the synthesis, development and commercialization of new technologies.

Our current research and technology portfolio includes: 

  • New chemical technologies including a new, unique class of base lubricant components, advanced wax technology with unique properties, new functional polymer additives and components for cosmetic/skin care applications,

  • Functional, low molecular weight polymers for industrial and consumer applications including polymers for modifying the surface properties of fibers, fabrics and polymer films, polymeric surfactants for a range of industrial applications, polymeric materials for construction applications and polymers for hair care applications. 

  • Cellulose and protein based material technologies including new structured micro-cellulose forms, soy protein based surfactant technology and industrial products based on modified vegetable oils.

 In addition, TensTech, Inc. also works with selected academic research groups to support the commercialization of university developed technologies.  Current development areas include advanced technology for the generation of durable surface modification and polymeric materials having ionic surfaces.  In addition, TensTech has had a number of research grants/subcontracts directed at the development of specific advanced materials for commercial or military applications. 

TensTech also works with small and med-sized chemical companies to develop new technologies designed to expand their technology base within existing commercial markets.  This work, using our 'low cost of entry' model, allows companies to explore the potential for new materials or new technology platforms based on low initial costs and without an extended financial commitment.  We are committed to working with partner companies to develop and commercialize new technologies for their specific markets and applications.  TensTech, Inc. welcomes the opportunity to discuss new product or technology needs and how, together, we can meet the future product demands within your specific market areas.

Dr. Thomas Theyson
Technical Director
TensTech, Inc.