WD Lab Grown Diamonds Announces CVD Patent Sublicensing Agreements with Select Industry Partners

October 22, 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- M7D Corporation d/b/a WD Lab Grown Diamonds ("WD"), the pioneering producer of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) laboratory grown diamonds, today announced that it has entered into patent sublicensing agreements with ALTR (India) Private Limited and ALTR, Inc. ("ALTR") and Evolution Diamond ("Evolution"). The agreements, the first of their kind in the industry, permit both entities to distribute CVD lab grown diamonds, whether grown by WD or other approved manufacturers, in the United States, Canada, Mexico and all other global territories where the patents are in force.

WD Lab Grown Diamonds Expands Senior Leadership Team, Prepares for Growth

October 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- M7D Corporation d/b/a WD Lab Grown Diamonds ("WD"), a leading producer of laboratory grown diamonds for the gemstone, scientific and industrial markets, is announcing key additions to its executive team. Sue Rechner joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer in late 2019, bringing a strong background in consumer-centric brand stewardship and sustainability advocacy. With support from leading private equity firm Huron Capital, Rechner is now building a core leadership team to accelerate the company's growth trajectory.

WD Lab Grown Diamonds Names Sue Rechner as CEO

September 24, 2019

​WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WD Lab Grown Diamonds ("WD"), a leading producer of large, ultra-high-quality laboratory grown diamonds for the jewelry, scientific and industrial markets has appointed Sue Rechner as CEO. The selection of Rechner is part of a planned leadership transition from founder Clive Hill who will continue to be a significant shareholder and active board member leading projects in support of WD's long-range strategic plans.


"Sue is exactly the kind of proven and experienced executive we were seeking to lead WD's growth," Mr. Hill said. "She is an entrepreneurial, results-driven leader with proven business, brand-development and operational expertise..."

Huron Capital Completes Equity Investment in WD Lab Grown Diamonds

January 07, 2019

DETROIT, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading middle-market private equity firm Huron Capital announced today it has made a significant equity investment in WD Lab Grown Diamonds ("WD" or the "Company"). Based in the Washington D.C. area, the Company is a leading producer of large, ultra-high-quality laboratory grown diamonds for the jewelry, scientific and industrial markets.

"The Huron Capital investment is expected to help us significantly expand our capacity in the fast-growing, high-quality segments of both the gem and industrial markets, and build our base of trade partnerships," Clive Hill, WD founder and CEO, said.

World Record: 9.04-Carat Diamond Grown in the USA by WD Lab Grown Diamonds

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 – WD Lab Grown Diamonds today announced it successfully grew a 9.04-carat round brilliant diamond using the company’s patented Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) process.


The diamond, which was completed in March at WD Lab Grown Diamonds’ Washington D.C.-area lab, was graded as I color VS2 clarity IDEAL cut and stands as the world’s largest known CVD diamond. The company broke its own CVD diamond size record that was previously announced in January – increasing its record-breaking feat from 6 carats to more than 9 carats.

Lab Grown Diamonds Enabling New Scientific Breakthroughs – WD CTO Tsach Says, 'This is the latest example of our ongoing innovation'

April 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2018 – WD Lab Grown Diamonds, a Washington DC-area company that grows diamonds in a U.S. laboratory, announced that in February one of its diamonds withstood a record-setting 600,000 atmospheres of pressure in a scientific study at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Water and ice are not only key ingredients in daily life but are also major constituents of the outer planets in the solar system. To study the structure and properties of ice at such extreme conditions requires high pressure and neutrons. Such studies are only possible with large lab grown diamonds.

Maryland-Based Pioneer Grows Largest-Ever Round Diamond

January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2018 – WD Lab Grown Diamonds today announced that its patented technology has successfully created a 6-carat round diamond that now stands as the world’s only known lab- made CVD diamond of its size and shape.


The gem stone was grown at the company’s facility located just outside Washington, DC in a secure lab that produces diamonds for the gem stone market as well as industrial and scientific purposes.  The 6-carat diamond was sold in less than a month – demonstrating there is immediate demand for a diamond of that size and quality.  The company is currently in the process of creating diamonds larger than 6 carats, continuing its tradition of innovation and quality to serve market needs.

Nobel Prize Laureate Dan Shechtman: WD Lab Grown Diamonds has succeeded in achieving what many other companies have been trying to do for the past three decades

January 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, The Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) technology developed by WD Lab Grown Diamonds Corporation to produce lab grown diamond is very advanced and superbly controlled, according to Chemistry Nobel Prize Laureate Dan Shechtman, who recently toured WD Lab Grown Diamonds facilities outside Washington, D.C.

“WD Lab Grown Diamonds technology allows nearly perfect control of the grown diamond properties,” Shechtman said. “With that technology, WD Lab Grown Diamonds has succeeded in achieving what many other companies have been trying to do for the past three decades.”

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Maryland-based WD Lab Grown Diamonds produces some of the highest quality Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) diamonds in the gemstone market. The company also offers new technologies and applications for diamonds in a variety of other fields, including high pressure environments, medical and scientific uses.


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