St. Paul, St. Kate’s, Cretin-Derham Hall, others fight COVID with new ionization technology

20 Oct 2020


What’s the best way to filter a room free of COVID-19 particles? A little electric charge helps.

Global Plasma Solutions of Charlotte, N.C., has been sweeping up — so to speak — when it comes to selling its particle ionization system to universities, municipalities and government clients, from the U.S. Air Force to the Anoka-Hennepin School District.

By the end of October, the city of St. Paul plans to install the equipment within all of its 130 municipal buildings, from police stations to rec centers. St. Catherine University has already done so, as have the Blake School, Cretin-Derham Hall, Minnehaha Academy and others.

Final negotiations are underway with airlines such as American, United and Delta.

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