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Investigation of Fire Fighting Gel Injection For Use With Helicopter Water Tank…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2011-00256
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
8.1
Solicitation Number:
Small Business Information
SIMPLEX MANUFACTURING CO
13340 NE WHITAKER WAY Portland, OR 97230-1125
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Investigation of Fire Fighting Gel Injection For Use With Helicopter Water Tank System to Combat Forest Fires
Agency: USDA
Contract: 2011-00256
Award Amount: $89,927.00
 

Abstract:

The company estimates that if this new tank capability can be developed it has the potential to replace older helicopter tank systems and become the industry standard, included in mandated specifications for helicopter tanks by the USFS. The company estimates that new product sales of the resulting product could be in excess of twenty million dollars over the next five years This project will serve to preserve and enhance the country's forest resources by providing an improved means of delivering fire fighting gel to the nation's forests.

Principal Investigator:

Stan Franz
Director of Engineering
503-257-3511
sfranz@simplexmfg.com

Business Contact:

Larry Lichtenberger
Vice President Sales&Marketing
503-257-3511
llichtenberger@simplexmfg.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

SIMPLEX MANUFACTURING CO
13340 NE WHITAKER WAY Portland, OR 97230-1125

EIN/Tax ID: 930550918
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No