DIMIDE Team

DIMIDE, Inc. is a tool manufacturer based in Milford, Connecticut. We manufacture high quality made in the USA tools including the DIMIDE Clamp. We pride ourselves in the engineering, design, and quality of our products.

Founded by father and son team, Mike and Emmet Costen who are both structural engineers. DIMIDE started after struggling with typical clamps one too many times and knowing that we could put our talents together to create a superior product. Our goal was to create a clamp that didn't hurt our hands while delivering a secure grip every time. This is when Mike had an idea, we could use one of our impact wrenches to tighten the clamp. This would provide an ergonomic solution while delivering high clamp load. After putting his over 30 years of structural engineering experience to work, he came up with an optimized clamp design and we haven't looked back since!

Mike Costen, President and Co-Founder (center):

Mike is an engineer and inventor at heart. Constantly keeping busy manufacturing clamps or running the analysis team at Aerospace Structural Research. If his two companies weren't enough work, he also always has his hands in one or more "side" projects. On the rare occasion that Mike is not working, he enjoys cycle touring, running, backpacking and kayaking.

Emmet Costen, Business Development and Co-Founder (Right):

Emmet is an engineer and entrepreneur. When he isn't helping to grow DIMIDE, he is dreaming of new products, company models and reading about best business practices or learning new engineering skills.  When he isn't working, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, running, cycle touring, hiking, backpacking, and skiing.

Ed Murphy, Business Development (Left):

Ed is an engineer and process refiner. When not working on improvements to products he's looking at how new technologies can be leveraged by the business. When not working, he's spending time hiking, kayaking, driving or just playing with his family.