GelTech Teams With Hydraulic Supply and Eaton to Provide Components and
Manufacturing Support for GelTech's New Emergency Manhole FireIce
JUPITER, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/13 -- GelTech Solutions, Inc.
(OTCBB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing
fire suppressant that has the potential to change current
firefighting techniques, announced today that it has teamed with
Hydraulic Supply Company (HSC) and Eaton (NYSE: ETN) for major
components and manufacturing support for GelTech's new Emergency
Manhole FireIce Delivery System (EMFIDS) which will be marketed to
utility companies worldwide. EMFIDS is an innovative system designed
to deliver a mixture of FireIce(R) and water into a manhole in order
to coat the ladder and the utility worker in the event of an incident
involving an explosion or fire in the manhole while utility workers
are performing routine repairs or maintenance.
"We have chosen HSC and Eaton for their superior quality products and
their outstanding customer service and support," stated Peter
Cordani, GelTech chief technology officer. "HSC and Eaton's
dedication and attention to this project from the sales
representatives to upper management has allowed us to forge a
fantastic working relationship, one that is more like a partner than
"We are excited to team with GelTech on the EMFIDS and look forward
to a prosperous and beneficial relationship for all involved. As a
full line Eaton Hydraulics Premier Select Distributor, HSC enjoys a
privileged status with the world's leading manufacturer of Fluid
Power products, which will enable us to provide the best possible
solution in this application," said Luis Abellon, president,
Hydraulic Supply Company.
"Around the world, the Eaton team helps customers manage hydraulic
power more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably. We are
proud to partner with Hydraulic Supply in working with GelTech to
provide product and expertise for the EMFIDS project to create unique
applications that are also environmentally friendly," said Shyam
Kambeyanda, president, Hydraulics America, Eaton.
Eaton's Hydraulics business is a worldwide leader in supporting
companies that want to increase efficiency, reliability and safety
within industries including -- construction & mining, agriculture &
forestry, traditional & renewable energy, manufacturing & processing,
oil & gas, transportation & material handling. The global Hydraulics
team designs, manufactures and markets a comprehensive line of
reliable, high-efficient hydraulic and industrial systems including
electrohydraulics, fan drive, hybrid and steering solutions to
leading edge components including adapters, couplings, cylinders,
fittings and assemblies, hose & tubing, motors, pumps and valves. For
more information and to view our well known product brand portfolio,
please visit www.eaton.com/hydraulics
Eaton is a diversified power management company providing
energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage
electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology
leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The
2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro
forma basis. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and sells
products to customers in more than 175 countries.
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective
products and solutions that help industry, agriculture, and the
general public achieve environmental and safety goals such as water
conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All
the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were
created for the Company by inventor and chief technology officer,
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack
of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection.
FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus; fire extinguishers,
pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and home defense units for
personal home protection.
GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil
conditioner and a dust abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control"
products and solutions stop all types of particulate matter from
entering the air and water, solving even the most stubborn dust
control problems. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water
consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants
and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients
and moisture at the root level longer.
For more information on GelTech, please visit:
CSIR Group, LLC
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