GelTech Announces the Addition of Irby Utilities to Its Authorized Distributor Network
JUPITER, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 30, 2018 / GelTech Solutions, Inc. (GLTC), an innovator in the use of environmentally-friendly polymers for fire suppression and protection, today announced the addition of Irby Utilities to its authorized Distributor Network. Irby is recognized as the leading resource for electric transmission and distribution industry. Irby will be marketing GelTech’s FireIce fire suppression products along with FireIce Shield asset protection products.
”Irby’s tool and safety sales expertise, expansive local branch footprint and commitment to serving the utility industry since 1926, makes them a great partner in an important existing market for GelTech Solutions,” stated Gerry Kaiser, National Sales Manager for GelTech Solutions. ”Irby supplies more than 650 electrical utilities, with 55 locations covering 41 states, servicing all needs of a utility. Irby’s emphasis on worker safety is a natural fit in promoting the effectiveness and eco-friendliness of the FireIce product line.”
”We are excited with the start of our new relationship with GelTech,” commented Joe LeNoir, Senior Vice President of Irby Utilities. ”With our activity in the utility space across the country, having an offering like FireIce to cover the applications for the prevention and suppression of electrical fires allows us to fulfill customer needs while promoting industry best practices. As an added benefit, we gain alignment with our green initiatives, due to the eco-friendly nature of the product. We see this new relationship as an asset in promoting continued growth in our Irby Tool and Safety activities.”
Irby was founded in 1926 and is based in Jackson, Mississippi. The company has 55 locations covering 41 states. The employees of Irby serve customers with innovative products and services in four major market segments – industrial, contractor, commercial and utility. To find out more go to www.irby.com.
About Sonepar USA
Sonepar USA is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, utility, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. In the USA, we are the market leader and are represented by 15 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, and have over 700 locations with coverage in all 50 states.
Sonepar USA’s core business is the distribution of electrical, safety, tools, and industrial products, as well as related solutions. With the rapid growth of technology, we provide a network of specialists who have the training and expertise to develop solutions tailored to our customers’ needs. For more information, visit http://www.SoneparUSA.com.
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
Founded by inventor and chief technology officer Peter Cordani, GelTech Solutions is a leading provider of innovative, environmentally friendly and cost-effective products that help government agencies, industry, agriculture and the public achieve goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires. GelTech’s products include FireIce, a non-corrosive polymer that when hydrated produces a water-based suppressant to extinguish fires and a retardant to protect assets and property; Soil2O Dust Control products that reduce airborne particulate matter with minimal environmental impact; and GT-W14, an advanced absorbency technology to control fluid spills of all sizes, turning liquids into solid waste for easier and safer disposal. For more information on GelTech, please visit https://geltechsolutions.com.
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