Rapiscan Systems Named Winner of UK’s 2011 EEF Future Manufacturing Award

February 09, 2012 Hawthorne, CA

Rapiscan Systems, the world’s leading security screening provider, has today announced that the Rapiscan Systems Cargo and Vehicle Inspection division (CVI) has been announced as a the national winner of the Business Growth awards at the 2011 EEF Future Manufacturing Awards gala dinner event in London, UK, on 26th January 2012.


Rapiscan was announced as the North West regional winner of the award in November 2011 from an entry list of over 400 companies that entered this year’s EEF awards. Throughout the judging process Rapiscan were able to demonstrate clear examples of continued business growth through export links, employee empowerment and knowledge transfer, whilst showcasing a broad CVI product portfolio, strong implementation of a business plan and extensive partnerships within the local community that has led to its success.


The EEF is the UK’s manufacturing organisation, which is dedicated to helping manufacturing businesses evolve, innovate and compete within the world. With manufacturing industry being central to the UK’s economic future, the EFF provides a combination of business services, government representation and industry intelligence to give the skills, knowledge and networks that businesses need to thrive. Working with manufacturers and policy makers to help ensure that the industry continues to flourish and meet the demands for innovative and responsibly-produced manufactured goods, around a quarter of all of the UK’s manufacturing businesses are member of the EEF.


Ajay Mehra, President of Rapiscan Systems, commented: “This is an exciting accolade for Rapiscan Systems and is a testament of the hard work from the CVI team and our commitment to UK Manufacturing. We constantly strive to meet the growing needs of our customers and will continue to develop our manufacturing processes and presence as our business continues to grow.”


Rapiscan’s Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Unit (CVI) manufactures and develops innovative stationary and mobile inspection technologies to offer customers superior threat detection in complex of security scanning environments, including seaports, border crossings and critical facilities. The solutions, which can be customised to adapt to changing operational requirements, provide superior x-ray images to combat smuggling and find hidden contraband, including explosives, weapons, narcotics and weapons of mass destruction. With customers in the aviation, government, customs and border control and events industries, Rapiscan’s CVI solutions are renowned for the exceptional threat detection, speed, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and ease-of-use provided, all backed with a global support network.



About Rapiscan Systems

Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a division of OSI Systems, Inc. is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilising 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.