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With over 50 years of polyurethane development, NCFI has helped define the geotechnical polyurethane industry with exceptional quality assurance, chemistry, and Made-In-America quality.

About NCFI Geotechnical

The Geotechnical Division of NCFI polyurethanes (NCFI GEO) provides industry-leading polyurethane systems for a variety of geotechnical applications. NCFI has been a global leader in polyurethane production and design since 1964. With our extensive polyurethane formulation offerings, quality control, and world class customer support, we help make sure our contractors stay up and running with the most trusted polyurethanes in the industry.

Our Team

Our team is comprised of some of the industry’s leading experts in geotechnical polyurethane applications, project design, and field operations. We built this team to help provide the highest quality service and support for our contractors.

Josh Burcaw

Executive Vice President

Josh Burcaw is the Executive Vice President and division head of the TerraThane Geotechnical Division. He has over 24 years of experience working with geotechnical polyurethanes, from behind the gun to running URETEK ICR as Vice President and CEO. He developed a career of training and growing organizations and helping innovate the geotechnical polyurethane industry into the national market it is today.

Patrick Burchett

Terrathane Product Manager

Patrick Burchett has been with NCFI Polyurethanes for 16 years starting as commercial and residential insulation and commercial roofing territory sales representative based in Fort Worth, Texas. Pat was instrumental in the formation, development, and market drive of many polyurethanes systems within the TerraThane line of products today.

Mr. Burchett is a member of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), and the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA). He is an active annual application demonstrator at the Annual Short Course, Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practices held previously at the Colorado School of Mines and now at the University of Texas. He had successfully completed the Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practices Course in 2009 at the Colorado School of Mines.

He is SPFA-PCP Certified #S00362 and has completed American Chemistry Council’s High Pressure SPF Safety Training Course in 2014. Mr. Burchett has also successfully completed the Polyurea Development Associations’ Basic and Advanced Applicator Spray courses.

Ronnie Simmons

Technical Services

Ronnie Simmons has 19 years experience troubleshooting equipment for packaging, roofing, commercial and residential, OEM (in-plant systems) and GPF foams. He has served as NCFI’s lead in professionalizing and providing training and support for foam contractors with an internal program of hands-on training on the proper use of equipment and advanced techniques for trench-breakers for pipeline, manholes/utility access, void filling, and concrete lifting. Ronnie has extensive experience with nuclear remediation at Oak Ridge, Tn. and the Hanford nuclear site in Washington State.

Ronnie is certified in operations, maintenance, and diagnostic analysis of urethane equipment, auxiliary equipment, and application techniques from NCFI, Graco, PMC, and Gusmer. --

Kevin Irwin

Territory Manager South Central US

Kevin’s experience with geotechnical polymers extends back to 2006 when he was owner of URETEK ICR Mid-South and, most recently, serving as Project Manager and Project Development for FSI GEOCON, a deep foundations contractor which specializes in micropiles, soil nails, and rock anchors. Kevin has an impressive resume working with polyurethane in a variety of geotechnical applications, including foundation repair, waterproofing, water cutoff, backfilling, and infrastructure sealing and encapsulation.

Kevin supports our customers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico for geotechnical applications.

Andrew Tucker

Territory Manager Southeastern US

Andrew Tucker has 15 years working across a variety of polyurethane applications. He previously owned and operated High Caliber Coatings LLC, where he gained experience working at every level of the organization from crew, operations, sales, management, and ownership. His geotechnical experience has placed him in high level commercial and government projects, and he has become known as a specialist in the applications of single-component systems. Andrew brings valuable experience and broad product and application background to the NCFI Geotechnical team.

Based out of Tampa, FL, Andrew manages NCFI Geotechnical sales and service in our Southeast territory, which consists of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Steve Barnes

Territory Manager Western US

In his first job after serving in the US Navy, Steve began his career in concrete lifting and soil stabilization with URETEK USA on large geotechnical polyurethane projects across the United States. After URETEK, Steve worked in infrastructure CCTV inspection for over 15 years. He has operated as a small business owner, learning firsthand the demands of building a business from the ground up, and has managed crews and projects for over 20 years. Steve brings to the NCFI Geotechnical team strong field experience, first-hand knowledge of polyurethane applications on high value infrastructure applications, and a strong work ethic that will help our Western US customers thrive.

Steve manages sales accounts for the Western U.S., which includes CA, AZ, NV, OR, UT, WA, and ID.  

Clifton Westlake

Territory Manager Southeastern US

Clifton has been a part of the construction industry since 2004, first working in Plumbing and HVAC as a service technician then with Hi-Tech Coatings in 2008, where he gained vast experience in concrete rehabilitation with floor epoxies and foundation and concrete lifting using polyurethane. After 5 years, Clifton moved to Southern California where he worked with EagleLIFT, Inc. as a crew member, crew manager, production manager and Sales Representative. Clifton is joining NCFI after deciding to move his family back to the New England area. Clifton’s firsthand experience in geotechnical polyurethanes and his understanding of sales, operations, and specification will make him an invaluable asset to our Northeastern US customers.

Clifton is the Territory Sales Manager for the Northeastern US. In this role, Clifton supports contractors in the states of ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ, PA, MD, DE, OH, IN, MI, WI, IL, MN, IA, and MO.

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