Bradenton Herald: This Manatee County business is joining the fight against terrorism

Trace Eye-D president, Chris Baden, recently sat down with the Bradenton Herald to share his insight on the company’s revolutionary trace detection systems and manufacturing tooling. The feature story focuses on Trace Eye-D’s product capabilities and ambitious targeted growth for 2018.

The latest technology in preventing terrorists from setting off explosives and taking the lives of innocent civilians is being developed – and soon produced – in Manatee County.

Trace Eye-D is a start-up, veteran-owned security development company with a focus on counter terrorism that has developed the science to detect explosive material traces with their patented chemical mixtures. The chemicals are infused into an easy-to-use wipe and can reveal the presence of explosive materials almost instantaneously… READ MORE

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Risk Factor: Trace Eye-D featured in the Business Observer

Trace Eye-D and it’s founders were the subject of a recent company profile by the Business Observer, a weekly newspaper for business leaders across Florida. The article offers an inside look to the inception of Trace Eye-D’s trace explosive detection technology to the company’s journey as a startup.

It all started in Paris.

The 2015 City of Light attacks involved terrorists at multiple locations using assault weapons and explosives to harm civilians. Watching news footage of the attacks, Barry Gorski had an idea.

He wanted to help develop a product that could quickly test for the presence of explosives made with peroxide, an ingredient in some homemade bombs. Gorski shared his thoughts with Chris Baden, a Bradenton resident whom he had worked with on past entrepreneurial projects involving vehicle-mounted power and security technology… READ MORE