Dépêches

Senator Lieberman and DNDO Director Stern Tour Smiths Detection Connecticut Operations

Dépèche transmise le 22 août 2011 par Business Wire

DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smiths Detection welcomed Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and Warren Stern, Director of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) to its Danbury, Conn. facility which designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of products to support and protect U.S. military, first responders and homeland security operations.

Senator Lieberman and Director Stern toured the facility which has just received formal DHS approval to manufacture RadSeeker, a handheld radiation detector and identifier. Senator Lieberman also addressed more than 100 employees at the site about how continued growth in the fields of technology and innovation are critical to the local CT and U.S. economy.

Bob Bohn, Vice President Sales and Danbury Site Head, Smiths Detection said, “We are honored that Senator Lieberman and Director Stern have visited our facility and acknowledged the contribution our Danbury facility makes to the local economy and our nation’s homeland security efforts. We recently invested in preparations to manufacture RadSeeker, the result of a successful collaboration between the DNDO, DHS and other federal agencies, and are proud to have been able to showcase our progress.”

Smiths Detection - Danbury specializes in providing military and emergency responders with handheld or portable solutions for chemical, biological, radiological and explosive detection and identification. In 2010, the facility expanded its manufacturing expertise to support increased competition for contract awards made by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to supply airports with its Bottle Liquid Scanner, a device that analyzes liquids through plastic and glass for threats, such as explosive materials.

Smiths Detection designs and makes advanced solutions to detect and identify threats including explosives, chemical agents, biohazards, nuclear, radiation, narcotics, weapons and contraband. A market leader worldwide in providing advanced security technologies, Smiths Detection has plants in eight U.S. states. It partners federal and state government agencies and first responders to strengthen homeland security and safeguard the military. Major customers include the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in the practical application of advanced technologies. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people, including more than 9,000 in the U.S. where it operates around 100 sites in 40 states. For more information on its U.S. operations: U.S. Fact Book.

Business Wire

Les plus belles photos d'avions
L4H (F-AZII) Airbus A320-214 (CS-TNP) Dassault Falcon 7X (VQ-BAA) Dassault Falcon 7X (VQ-BAA) Dassault Falcon 7X (VQ-BAA) Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas (EC-BBT)