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Kromek enters distribution agreement with Smiths Detection

Posted 7 July 2022

Developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, Kromek Group plc, has entered into a distribution agreement with Smiths Detection, which is a provider of threat detection and security screening technologies.



Above: Dr Arnab Basu, Chief Executive Officer of Kromek.
Courtesy Kromek


Under the terms of the agreement, Smiths will distribute the Group’s wearable radiation detection and identification solutions to North and South American markets. Smiths will be focused on marketing and distributing Kromek’s D3 and D5 series of wearable radiation detectors, which are designed to enable first responders, armed forces, border security and other CBRN experts to detect radiological threats such as dirty bombs, radioactive contamination and smuggling of radioactive substances.

Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, provides threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, defence and urban security markets. Its experience and history across more than 40 years at the frontline, enables Smiths Detection to deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.

Dr Arnab Basu, Chief Executive Officer of Kromek, said: “We are delighted to partner with Smiths Detection, which has been at the forefront of providing solutions needed to protect society for over four decades. Our wearable D3 and D5 family of products are closely aligned to the needs of Smiths Detection’s customer base and complement their existing product offering. We look forward to working with Smiths Detection to deliver our solutions to customers across North and South America.”

 

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