Boomerang Water Gets Congressional Attention

Boomerang News posted by @ September 22nd, 2011

Boomerang Water Gets Congressional Attention

….while participating in the 10th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show at the Military Business Center in Fayetteville, NC. The Show was attended by Senator Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, and Congressman Larry Kissell.


Senators Kay Hagan, Senator Richard Burr, Congressman Larry Kissell attend ribbon cutting ceremony to kick off the show at the North Carolina Military Business Center.

The Show was hosted by Fayetteville Technical Community College, NC Military Business Center, NC Defense Business Association, the Partnership for Defense Innovation and the University of North Carolina (UNC) system in Fayetteville, NC on August 9, 2011. 

An actual Boomerang Water Bottling Machine was “Front and Center” at the show while Colin Van Rooyen, Dan Cedrone and Gary Knox were standing by answering soldiers questions and extolling the benefits of the newest in on-site water bottling technology. 


Congressman Larry Kissell addresses attendees at the North Carolina Military Business Center


Dan Cedrone answers soldiers’ questions regarding operation of the Boomerang Machine

“Boomerang offers a solid solution with patented technology that directly addresses the recent Presidential Executive Order 13514, whereby five guiding directives are of primary importance.

Five Guiding Directives

Reduce Petroleum Consumption

Conserve Water

Reduce Waste

Support Sustainable Communities

Leverage Federal Purchasing Power, Promoting Environmentally-Responsible Products and Technologies

“Boomerang satisfies all elements of this directive by eliminating the need to purchase, transport, store and dispose of vast quantities of plastic bottles of water for food service consumption. With one or two operators, this system produces up to 2,500 bottles per 8 hour day, reducing the carbon “Boot Print” tenfold while saving water usage, saving money and reducing landfill contribution to ZERO”, Stated Colin Van Rooyen, Co-Designer of the machine.

General (R) Dan McNeill was the Key-Note Speaker at the dinner that kicked off the event.

Presentations from procurement (basic and advanced) workshops are available at:  Event pictures are available here. Also available on the Defense Trade Show site is a 2012 Defense Trade Show Exhibitor Interest form.  If your company is interested in exhibiting at the 2012 show, please fill out this form and email it back to Courtney Smedick ( or fax it to 910-678-0196.