Gassman Engineers, a Chicago engineering firm, will complete the design phase of the project, and then Meridian Mechanical, an Elk Grove Village, IL firm, will complete the fabrication phase. The phase one design is expected to be completed within 30 days. "Ultimately, it will be possible to treat any type of hazardous situation with this apparatus," said Ken Gassman, president of Gassman Engineers.
"In response to recent accelerated concerns about terrorist activities, and greatly expanded federal budgets for homeland security, we have improved the timetable to commercialize our defense technologies," said Greg Halpern, Circle Group Holdings CEO. "This comes on the heels of heightened interest in our unique ThraxVac and Lidar technologies."