August 9, 2012- Jupiter, FL -- GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques globally welcomed Allen West, US Representative to their corporate headquarters in Jupiter, Florida. During his visit, GelTech officials introduced and demonstrated for the Congressman the superior firefighting capabilities of the Company's FireIce product and explained other military applications for both FireIce and Soil2O.
"It was a pleasure meeting with Congressman West and seeing his enthusiastic reaction to our Company", stated Michael Cordani, GelTech's chief executive officer. "It is encouraging to meet a member of Congress that genuinely understands and supports small businesses and is actively looking for ways to reduce government spending. "
"GelTech is an example of what the entrepreneurial spirit can produce in America,” West said. "FireIce is a product, produced in the United States that can be beneficial in protecting our military personnel and first responders. Washington can and must do more to create an environment where companies like GelTech can flourish."
About Allen West
Congressman Allen West proudly and humbly serves the constituents of Florida's 22nd district, encompassing parts of beautiful Broward and Palm Beach Counties along South Florida's coastline. Before retiring as an Army Lieutenant Colonel in 2004, West served as a Field Artillery Officer in several combat zones: in Operation Desert Storm, in Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he was battalion commander for the Army’s 4th Infantry Division, and in Afghanistan, where he trained Afghan officers to take on the responsibility of securing their own country.
In November of 2010, Congressman West was honored to be able to continue his oath of service to his country when he was elected to be a Representative in the United States Congress. "I have traded in my camouflage uniform for a suit," West said. "But the commitment to protect the people of the United States is still my mission." Congressman West received his Bachelor's degree while at the University of Tennessee and later went on to get a Master's degree from Kansas State University, both in political science. He also holds a Master of Military Arts and Sciences from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer College in political theory and military operations.
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 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: http://www.GelTechSolutions.com
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