Rapiscan Begins Operations for Turn-Key Cargo Scanning Services for Puerto Rico Ports Authority
April 14, 2011 Torrance, CA
Rapiscan Systems announced today that the first Rapiscan Screening Solutions contract, commenced operations of the container screening program at the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rapiscan’s screening solution business, S2 Global, recently received official notice of the first site’s completion and readiness which cleared the way for operations to begin.
Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of OSI Systems stated: “We are excited about the launch of our Puerto Rico scanning operations. Commercial and government agencies continue to evaluate our screening-as-a-service model as an efficient alternative that reduces upfront capital investment and offers an innovative approach to handling ongoing maintenance and staffing requirements, while completing screening in a rapid manner.”
Rapiscan’s screening solution business provides screening and support services to inspect cargo traffic at locations including ports of entry, border crossings and transportation hubs. Expertly trained operators are deployed to provide customers with a turn-key solution to address inspection and security needs.
Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a division of OSI Systems, Inc., is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilizing X-ray and gamma-ray imaging, and advanced threat identification techniques such as neutron and diffraction analysis. The company's products are sold into four market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening and People Screening. The company has an installed base globally of more than 70,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. As the world's leading security screening provider, Rapiscan Systems provides state of the art products, solutions and services that meet our customers' most demanding threat detection needs --- while improving their operational efficiency.
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