OUR STORYSince MDC opened in 1969, we have been producing unsurpassed boron diffusion surface treatments to enhance critical components while reducing maintenance time and cost. Experience our breakthrough BOROFUSE® boriding process and see why MDC is a trusted source in superior erosion protection. When wear and corrosion resistance is critical, BOROFUSE has you covered.
Meet The Management Team
For nearly 50 years, the innovative team at Materials Development Corporation has been both problem solvers and colleagues to our valued clients in the world’s leading industries including oil & gas production to aerospace, automotive, construction, textile, and many other engineering and manufacturing fields where quality performance is critical to staying ahead and saving money.
PRESIDENT & CFO
Since joining the MDC team in 2002, Chris has been vital in maintaining the company’s legacy as a global leader in wear and erosion protection. A trusted name since 1969, MDC was the first to develop a commercially viable boriding process. From troubleshooting to keeping the company and its finances running smoothly, Chris safeguards MDC’s legacy of excellence. He has 30 years of experience in manufacturing and management, a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Cornell University, and is a graduate of General Electric’s prestigious Manufacturing Management Program. Chris was also the past president and general manager of Compudrive Corporation.
A creative visionary, strategic thinker and accomplished brand builder, Paul has a PhD in Materials Engineering and Applied Physics from Harvard. Throughout his life as an engineer and entrepreneur, he has worn many hats including consultant, before collaborating and founding MDC. Paul became president and successfully established MDC as a trusted name in boriding among industry leaders worldwide. He remained president until retiring from full-time work but remains a key member of the MDC staff.
METALLURGICAL ENGINEER & BOROFUSE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Rob’s background in metallurgical engineering gives him a sophisticated grasp on even the most challenging wear and corrosion problems. An expert in failure analysis, his experience working with a wide variety of materials and nailing down solutions has made Rob MDC’s go-to guy for developing boriding processes that fit the exact needs of new and longtime customers. A valued member of MDC’s talented team, Rob understands that each client is unique. He focuses on delivering results that help our clients drive down costs and increase efficiency. He has a bachelor’s of applied science in materials science and engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada.
Having worked in manufacturing for over 20 years across several industries, Eric has spent the past 13 years in various Quality Management roles. He brings Root Cause Analysis, Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, and ISO 9001 expertise to MDC. In addition to ISO 9001, Eric has experience with multiple standards including ISO 13485 and AS9100. Eric understands the importance of supplying customers with consistently good parts on time. As Quality Manager, Eric plays the lead role in ensuring that our organization exceeds the expectations of our customers and maintains MDC’s high-quality standards in compliance with AS9100.