SOURCE: Union Dental Holdings, Inc.
CORAL SPRINGS, FL--(Marketwire - Nov 6, 2012) - Union Dental Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UDHI) www.uniondental.com/ir -- a provider of multi-state dental services for union members, announced today, as a part of its Joint Venture Agreement with Drinkable Air (DA), that they have recently completed the prototype of the Green Ozonator on schedule.
This product is a natural extension of the Drinkable Air product line and is designed to kill any microbes in the water before and after it is pumped to the operatory by introducing ozone into the water supplied. Ozone has long been used as an effective water disinfectant and this product addresses concerns that have developed over bacterial contamination of the water lines used in areas such as dental operatories. Kevin Noonan (Kevin Noonan Consulting), a Six Sigma Black Belt, acted as a consultant on the project to design and build the prototypes. Drinkable Air is now planning to scale up for volume production.
UDHI and DA recently announced the filing for the Green Ozonator USA Patent Pending (#13/548,128), Canadian Patent Pending (#2,784,055), European Union Patent Pending (#Ack13242517) and a Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCTUS12050527) which the PCT protects the patent pending filing in approximately 150 countries for 30 months as of 7-17-2012 which was the original filing date for the patent filing in the USA.
Dr. George Green, CEO of UDHI stated: "I am extremely excited about this product and have installed the prototypes, have tested them in great detail and have installed them in our Coral Springs office. All test results completed by myself and the engineers done separately while building the prototype have shown the product to work exactly as it was designed. It will kill all bacteria in the water lines in dental operatories so the patient will never fear of ever having any kind of contaminated water used in their dental procedures. My intentions are to get it mandated."
About Union Dental Holdings, Inc.
Union Dental Holdings manages a 22 operatory full service dental practice in Coral Springs, Florida. It is the exclusive supplier of Drinkable Air's patented ozone atmospheric water generators for the US dental industry and is a leading innovator for bringing bacteria free water into the dental operatory settings. Union Dental operates two wholly owned subsidiaries, Direct Dental Services and Union Dental Corp. Direct Dental Services provides dentists with "areas of exclusivity" to participate with various unions including the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters (UA) and The Association of Flight Attendants -- Communications Workers of America (AFA-CWA). Direct Dental Services receives annual management fees from the dentists in exchange for practicing in these "areas of exclusivity" where CWA and IBEW members use the dentists' services.
About Drinkable Air, Inc.
Drinkable Air, Inc. (a Florida corporation) ("DA" or "The Company") offers to the U.S. and international markets atmospheric water generators ("AWG") that enable people to enjoy pure, 99.9% clean water. The water supply is obtained from the humidity in the air and condensed, processed and purified through a patented process. Drinkable Air's Chameleon line of AWG's is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution to the world's ever-growing need for pure, clean drinking water. The Company's proprietary EnviroGuard System eliminates bacteria and purifies the water with an ozone process which oxygenates the water. This process keeps the water pure, fresh and great tasting at all times.
The market opportunity is vast and includes utilization in: Residential, Businesses, Commercial, Marina's, Municipalities, Industrial, Government, Humanitarian Relief and Developing Countries.The capacity of this technology to generate drinking water from air will create a point of differentiation that will serve all the indicated markets above.
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