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US Testing Equipment Purchases GE Security’s Itemiser DX for Deployment at Air Cargo Facilities

Dépèche transmise le 13 août 2009 par Business Wire

US Testing Equipment Purchases GE Security’s Itemiser DX for Deployment at Air Cargo Facilities

US Testing Equipment Purchases GE Security’s Itemiser DX for Deployment at Air Cargo Facilities

NEWARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions (NYSE:GE), today announced its initial order of 15 Itemiser® DX units from US Testing Equipment, Ltd., one of GE Security’s authorized distributors for sales of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approved Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) systems for air cargo screening. The Itemiser DX can simultaneously analyze from a single sample both positive and negative ions, providing the ultimate explosive contraband detection of complex explosive substances.

A lightweight, versatile, user-friendly unit with a one-hour battery, the Itemiser DX is engineered with a built in handle for hassle-free transportation. US Testing Equipment will offer Itemiser DX as part of its work with air cargo facilities to help them meet government mandates for trace detection units. The Itemiser DX meets the requirements of the TSA’s Certified Cargo Screening Program.

“US Testing provides solutions for our customers, and we have found that the GE Itemiser DX Trace Detection unit has become the solution of choice,” said Reese Carpenter, chief operating officer, US Testing. “As a project launch specialist in the airline/air cargo arena and working with one of the largest and most innovative DHS equipment manufacturers in GE Security, US Testing provides an ideal product interface. We are extremely proud to be considered a leader in screening equipment product supply and grateful to be at the forefront of associated training implementation and support.”

“The Itemiser DX’s next-generation technology allows air cargo and aviation operators to identify explosive substances quickly and accurately,” said Neil Bloomfield, general manager, Americas Aviation, GE Security. “US Testing Equipment is in a prime position to help air cargo facilities benefit from Itemiser DX thanks to their in-depth knowledge of air cargo mandates and facilities’ needs.”

The Itemiser DX is the seventh GE Security unit to be certified by the TSA. Others include the Itemiser2, VaporTracer2, CTX 2500, CTX 5500 DS, CTX 9000 DSi, CTX 9400 DSi and the recently certified CTX 9800 DSi.

For more information regarding the Itemiser DX or other GE Security products, please contact 1-888-GESecurity or visit www.gesecurity.com.

About GE’s Security Business

GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions (NYSE:GE), is a leading supplier of security and life safety technologies, with operations in more than 26 countries. GE Security offers one of the industry's broadest product portfolios, including access control, explosives and narcotics detection, fire detection, intrusion, key management and video surveillance. GE Security's products are used to protect people and property across a wide range of industries, including aviation, banking and finance, education, government and military, healthcare, law enforcement, residential, retail, stadiums and event venues, and transportation.

For more information about GE Security, please visit www.gesecurity.com.

GE Security, making the world safer.

About GE Enterprise Solutions

GE Enterprise Solutions delivers high-impact, integrated solutions that improve customers’ productivity and profitability. Enterprise Solutions helps customers compete and win in a changing global environment by combining the power of GE’s intelligent technologies with its multi-industry expertise. Enterprise Solutions is comprised of high-tech, high-growth businesses including Security, Sensing & Inspection, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, and Digital Energy. It has 17,000 customer-focused associates in more than 35 countries.

About US Testing Equipment

US Testing Equipment, LTD (USTE) was established in 1995 and has been engaged in the provision of security screening equipment; security equipment service, repair and maintenance; security consulting, security training development and security training in both airline and non-airline applications. USTE has been involved with supply chain solutions resulting from the issuance of the 9/11 Commission Act since its formative stages in early 2008.

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