About Electrochemical Devices, Inc.


EDI maintains an open distributorship policy. Distributor discounts will be extended to established distributors of corrosion control and related products for those items which are intended for resale. Electrochemical Devices, Inc. (EDI) was founded in 1986 and specializes in the design and manufacture of a variety of products for monitoring and controlling corrosion. Our primary expertise is permanent reference electrodes Terms: Net 30 days to organizations with established credit. used for continuously monitoring the potential of a structure. Changes in potential readings alert the user to possible corrosion problems. EDI reference electrodes are designed for easy installation and have the longest service lives in the industry.

EDI offers other specialty products that satisfy unique service requirements. Included are impressed current anodes both linear distributed and probe type, and cathodic protection coupons. We accept Master Card and Visa. In addition, we develop custom products to meet the requirements of a particular application. We maintain an active new products development program which has resulted in the commercial introduction of several products which are unique to the cathodic protection industry.

Key Personnel

Jim Dimond:

Main Office:
PO Box 789, Middlefield, Ohio 44062
Tel: 440-632-5616, Fax: 440-632-3033
Jim Dimond is President of Electrochemical Devices, Inc. Prior to becoming President of EDI, he was president of Dimondale Co. Inc. which designs and manufactures cathodic protection products. Previously, he was in charge of reference electrode manufacturing for Harco, Inc. He has over 40 years' experience in cathodic protection including product design, manufacturing, and field engineering.

John Olson:

John is a co-founder and Marketing Director of Electrochemical Devices, Inc. Sales Office:
Tel: 617-484-9085, Fax: 617-484-3923
He has a BS Mgt Eng. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Boston University. His previous experience includes being General Manager for Anomet Products, Inc. with full responsibility for impressed current anode materials. John is active in the NACE New England section having served as Chair and Trustee. John has also chaired the organizing committee of the Northeast Corrosion Conference which is held every January in Springfield, MA.

Frank Ansuini:

Frank is a co-founder and Technical Director of Electrochemical Devices, Inc. He has a BSc from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MSc from New York University. Prior to EDI, he was involved with alloy and products development for International Nickel Company and Kennecott Copper Company. Frank has been very active in NACE, having gone through the chairs of the Greater Boston Section and has chaired the NACE Publications Committee. From 2002 through 2005 Frank served as a NACE Director representing the Professional Activities Group (Publications, Education and Certification activities).