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JUPITER, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013)
GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC) (OTCQB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces Congressman Patrick E. Murphy's visit to GelTech Solutions' headquarters in Palm Beach County, Florida. Congressman Patrick E. Murphy represents Florida's 18th Congressional district, which includes Martin, St. Lucie, and northern Palm Beach counties.
Congressman Murphy currently serves on the prestigious House Committee on Financial Services, where he sits on the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit as well as the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy. Additionally, Congressman Murphy sits on the House Committee on Small Business, where he serves as Ranking Member of the Agriculture, Energy, and Trade Subcommittee.
During his recent visit to GelTech he reiterated the need to create an environment conducive to business growth; making sure the necessary resources to drive this growth are present.
His positions on the Financial Services and Small Business Committees will enable him to address many of these issues head on. He recognizes and understands the challenges faced by small businesses, such as GelTech, specifically engaging government agencies at the proper levels to help bring more visibility to their work.
Michael Cordani, CEO of GelTech Solutions stated, "We were honored to have Representative Murphy visit our headquarters in Palm Beach County, Florida. Congressman Murphy understands the need for politicians on both sides of the aisle to work together to find new ways to support small growing businesses like GelTech. With Congressman Murphy sitting on the right congressional committees in Washington and with his prior business experience as a CPA, he can work to create an environment conducive to growth for local businesses like ours."
"I am grateful for the opportunity to have visited GelTech as part of my "Congress At Your Company" initiative to meet with local business leaders and tour local companies to find ways we can work together to spur economic growth," said Congressman Murphy. "I was impressed by GelTech's innovative technologies and products and thank them for their contributions to our local economy and job growth in the community."
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective products 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, Peter Cordani.
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 all equipment used in municipal applications. FireIce is a water enhancing powder that can be utilized both as a fire suppressant in urban firefighting, including underground utility fires, and in wildland firefighting and as a medium-term fire retardant to protect wildlands, structures and firefighters.
GelTech developed the patent pending Emergency Manhole FireIce Delivery System (EMFIDS) which is an innovative system designed to deliver a mixture of FireIce 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.
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:www.geltechsolutions.com
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