Pioneers in VDU Technology.

International Applied Technology LLC (IAT) is the exclusive agent and advanced research arm for:




Kunming Diboo Technology Co., Ltd. 昆明鼎邦科技股份有限公司

We manufacture the most advanced Vacuum Distillation Units (VDU) in the metals separation industry.

Please Contact Us Here:

Email : Phone : 714-588-6133

3305 E. Miraloma Ave., Suite 174, Anaheim, CA 92806, USA  

About Us


Why do business with us?

  • 200+ Furnaces installed worldwide. All are customized to suit their application.

  • Non-polluting. Operating under vacuum, our VDUs are closed systems with almost no emissions.

  • Trials. We are the ONLY maker of VDUs that conducts live and large scale on -site trials for prospective customers with their feed materials.

  • FREE R&D. All our customers enjoy free consulting on VDU feed materials and products.

  • Upgrades. Every year we release VDU upgrades and advances in automation.

  • Training. We come and install your VDU. We don't leave until your operators are fully trained.

  • Guarantee. After installation and during commissioning by our team, if the VDU does not perform as expected we take it back and refund you.

Meet Some of the Team 

Dr. Joseph L. Thomas, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Thomas received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in chemistry.  He taught at the University of Notre Dame, University of Michigan and California State University. Professor Thomas left California State University and founded Metals Recovery Technology in 1999. He has authored two books, numerous peer reviewed scientific journal articles and has a dozen patents. Dr. Thomas became CEO of International Applied Technology in 2007. His fields of expertise include precious metals and nonferrous base metals.


Ken K. Anderson, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Anderson has a Bachelor of Science Degree and over 20 years of commercial strategy & development experience. He has founded, run and sold several trading businesses. He also has more than 20 patents and trademarks to his name.


Dan Q Yang, General Manager and IS Director

Mr. Yang holds a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy, a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, numerous awards for metallurgical research, and many Computer Science certifications.


Kitty Chen, Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Chen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She worked for several companies in various positions before becoming Chief Financial Officer of International Applied Technology.