Top 5 Success Stories in 2018

Updated: Feb 27, 2019

"Last year was a very productive year for FireRein. We continued to improve our products, scale-up production, protect our intellectual property and gain market validation.

I am proud to be part of a great team. Our efforts to transform the fire suppression industry to protect the environment and firefighters from harmful toxins are generating results and recognition.

Here is a recap of our Top 5 success stories in 2018."

Quincy Emmons

President and Co-Founder


We were granted patents in the US and Canada for Water Enhancing, Fire Suppressing Hydrogels: a critical step in international expansion and revolutionizing the fire suppression industry.

We signed a license agreement to accelerate the commercialization and adoption of

Eco-Gel™ in the United States.

Watch for more exciting announcements as this partnership grows and develops in 2019.

Early adopters and investors provided valuable market data and validation in the municipal

and industrial sectors. Here’s some of what they’re saying and who they are:

Min-Tech, Strathcona Paper, Montgomery Water Services, Edwardsburg Cardinal Fire Department, Stone Mills Fire Department, Municipal Equipment, WFR Fire & Rescue

FireRein received $325,000 through the FedDev Ontario Investing in Business Innovation

initiative to commercialize Eco-Gel™ in both the domestic and international markets.

Local Member of Parliament, Mike Bossio, said that we are “helping promoting safer and more effective firefighting technologies.” We agree!

The Napanee and District Chamber of Commerce recognized FireRein at their Annual Awards Ceremony in November with two awards: Youth Entrepreneur for Vice President and Co-Founder, Zack Hodgen, and for our innovative, effective product and community involvement.

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