Safe, high-tech abrasives that outperform the rest.

In 2018, 10X Engineered Materials set out on a mission—to create a new class of abrasive products that perform better and eliminate the health and safety risks of legacy abrasives. Because why should you settle for anything less?

At 10X Engineered Materials, we don’t compromise. We engineer and distribute innovative products that provide top-notch performance while paving the way for a more sustainable future. Our innovative process uses clean industrial byproducts and other under-utilized resources and turns them into high-quality, dependable abrasives. The result? You’re more productive and safer on every job, saving you time and money.

Trust us, you won’t find a better abrasive on the market. We’ll prove it.

Meet the Team Behind 10X

Steve Edris


30-year industry experience with raw material supplier. Mineral Wool Insulation Division General Manager of Owens Corning. Former CEO, President, Vice President, and Plant Manager for Thermafiber. Leader in the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA).

David Fischer


Former director and CEO at Greif Inc. Board member of Ingredion Inc, (INGR: NYSE), Balchem Int. ( BCPC: NASDAQ), DOmedia LLC, Habitat for Humanity International, and formerly the Ohio State, Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Stephen Ricci

Partner, Technical Support

Former director at Battelle. Inventor of the 10X process. 25 years experience in clean- tech commercialization. Expertise in fluid, energy, and materials sciences Technologies.

Calvin Wohlert


Founder of Waste Hub with 16+ years executive ownership experience and 20+ years of industrial energy services and engineering experience with EMC Engineers, and Solution Dynamics LLC. Holder of 3 patents in industrial energy and water treatment.

Jake Vaillancourt

Partner, Sales Support

Co-founder of Waste Hub responsible for operations, account management, and sales growth. Former team leader and sales trainer at Allstate Insurance.

Ed Schmitt III

Partner, Sales Engineer

President and Owner of Glass Recycling and Grinding LLC producing recycled glass abrasives for the industrial blasting market. Operations Manager for One Source Recycling responsible for designing, installing, and commissioning recycling plants throughout the Midwest and east coast.

Join our team


To schedule an appointment, fill out our contact form or use the link below. We’re confident 10X will beat any other abrasive out there. But don’t take our word for it—try it yourself.

We dare you.

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