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Company Information:

Company Name: STEP TOOLS, INC.
City: Troy
State: NY
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (518) 687-2848

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $481,196.00 6
SBIR Phase II $1,698,803.00 2

Award List:

SESAME: STEP Entry for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Blair Downie
Award Amount: $98,480.00
During Phase I, we will develop the technology for a field use instrument to determine the residual stress, fatigue damage and remaining service life for aging metal structures. The technology will be based on a state-of -the-art wide-angle x-ray detector recently developed at ATMI. The life span… More


Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $74,395.00


Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John D. Valois
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Extended Torso Garment for Tactile Transduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Loffredo, VP Product Development
Award Amount: $599,065.00
The WSME architecture defines a standards-based product data application server,using ISO 10303 application protocols and implementation methods containing thefollowing major elements:- A ship product data viewer for displaying, highlighting and spatially selecting ship products.- A ship product… More

Technology for Shipbuilding Affordability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Blair Downie, VP Software Development
Award Amount: $69,833.00
STEP-NC is a feature driven language for machine control with profound consequences for the efficiency of design and manufacturing. For design it means more concise, descriptive information can be sent to manufacturing making the process of design moreefficient. For manufacturing it means faster,… More

Innovative Computer-Aided Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Loffredo, Vice President for Research
Award Amount: $69,964.00
CAM to CAM data exchange is highly desirable as a way to make manufacturing operations more flexible. Today, many enterprises have only one brand of CAM system. This makes sub-contracting work between enterprises difficult, and manufacturing processes fragile because a part cannot be made if… More

Revolutionary Advances in Large-Scale Manufacturing in Quantities of One

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Loffredo, Systems Analyst
Award Amount: $98,524.00
The National Simulation Service will be easy to use, universally available simulator for manufacturing processes. The service will show how products are manufactured using different machines, different cutting tools and different fixtures. The service will allow changes to be made to a product, its… More

Revolutionary Advances in Large-Scale Manufacturing in Quantities of One

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Loffredo, Vice President for Techno – (518) 687-2848
Award Amount: $1,099,738.00
We propose to build a National Simulation Service that will have triple benefits to industry. First, it will give companies new freedom to produce at a scale that matches demand. Second, companies will have access to a wider variety of expertise and options than they would otherwise have… More