Category Archives: Manufacturers

Smiths Detection selected for London’s Luton Airport renovations


As a part of London’s Luton Airport’s (LLA) planned renovation of approximately $149.5 million, Smiths Detection was selected as a contractual partner for the airport’s security enhancements, the company announced on Tuesday. As a part of their contract, Smiths will … Read More »

ChemImage to update homeland security community on technological advances


A senior scientist from ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) will brief security experts on the progress the company and its partner are making toward developing a novel standoff Raman hyperspectral imager based on a spatial heterodyne UV Raman spectrometer at an … Read More »

Response Biomedical reaches co-development milestone


Response Biomedical Corp. reached its third earning milestone in a development project with Hangzhou Joinstar Biomedical Technology Co. Ltd., the company announced Tuesday. It reached the $360,000 mark after the successful delivery of components in a rapid immunoassay analyzer in … Read More »

Sandia’s new anthrax detector lowers risk to first responders, lab testers


Sandia National Laboratories, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has a new self-contained, credit-card-sized device on the market, which can both detect the bacteria that cause anthrax and reduce the risk of infection to first responders and laboratory testers. The bacterium that … Read More »

Klinge to serve on LogiChem Panel


Klinge Corp. said Friday that Vice President Allan Klinge will serve on a panel at the 2015 LogiChem Conference. The Europe conference brings together industry leaders in chemical supplies. The conference allows attendees to gain information on how to best … Read More »

Molecular Devices unveils new reader system


Molecular Devices, LLC on Thursday unveiled a new microplate reader — the SpectraMax — to read fluorescence, luminescence and monochromator absorbance for detection purposes. Designed with modern research methodologies and priorities in mind,  the system is adaptable to the changing landscape … Read More »

FLIR receives production order from Defense Department

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FLIR Systems, Inc. on Thursday announced it has received a second, full-rate production order under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the Department of Defense. The contract is to support the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, … Read More »

Cepheid appoints Daskal new executive vice president

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Ilan Daskal has been appointed to serve as Cepheid’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, the company announced on Tuesday, with responsibilities including worldwide financial operations, information technology and investor relations management. Cepheid specializes in molecular diagnostics and aims to … Read More »

Gurucul named MVP for threat detection prowess


The Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) suite was recognized by the Computer Technology Review and received the group’s Most Valuable Product (MVP) award in the security category, the company announced on Monday. “The MVP Award provides further validation for Gurucul’s leadership … Read More »

Mass spectrometry devices net PNNL $10 million


Analytical technology from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has netted $10 million in licensing income for the lab and its operator, Battelle, the lab announced on Thursday. The technology developed at the lab has been used to detect small … Read More »

PositiveID: Phase II tests on Firefly Dx detection device a success


PositiveID Corp., a developer of biological detection and diagnostics solutions, said on Wednesday that it successfully completed additional tests on its phase II Firefly Dx prototype handheld, real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) pathogen detection system, which can detect multiple organisms. … Read More »

Holomic introduces new test reader


Holomic, LLC, said Wednesday that it plans to introduce a new portable dual reader that can process chromatographic and fluorescent tests. The device, the HRDR-400, features a built-in smartphone that allows data collection through a cloud service and it can connect … Read More »

DRS signs partnership agreement with Beth-El Industries


DRS Technologies and Beth-El Industries of Israel recently reached an agreement to jointly develop chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protection systems for combat application. Both companies specialize in defensive technology. Beth-El is considered a top CBRN protection developer and … Read More »

NG highlights defense capabilities at AUSA symposium


Northrop Grumman Corp. (NG) announced that it is highlighting defense capabilities of its security and defense systems at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Global Force Symposium taking place this week. The company’s booth features many defense and security … Read More »

AIRES system enters clinical trials


Luminex Corp.’s ARIES System and HSV 1&2 Assay have entered the clinical trial phase, the company announced on Monday. The system aims to streamline laboratory procedure and to enhance testing efficiency with internal scanning that minimizes error from operators. Each unit … Read More »