|AS&E Opens New Saudi Branch|
|Tue, 31 July 2012 11:06|
American Science and Engineering (AS&E), a leading supplier of X-ray detection solutions and cargo inspection systems for port and border security, has expanded its Middle East operations with the opening of a new branch office in Saudi Arabia.
The new branch office at Riyadh is AS&E’s second one in the Middle East. The company also operates a branch office in Abu Dhabi.
These offices allow AS&E to better serve a rapidly expanding market with best-in-class service and support and a complete range of X-ray detection solutions to combat terrorism, trade fraud and smuggling, said a senior official.
“The AS&E office in Riyadh is aimed at increasing our presence in the Middle East - a great testament to our ongoing international investment,” remarked Anthony Fabiano, AS&E’s President and CEO.
“Our office in Saudi Arabia will enable us to provide more comprehensive service and support to meet the increasing needs of customers in the region, as well as further strengthen our overall global business capabilities,” he added.
AS&E have several high profile customers in the region including the Saudi Arabia Customs and Abu Dhabi Customs.
With over 50 years of experience in developing advanced X-ray security systems, AS&E's product line utilizes a combination of technologies, including patented Z Backscatter technology, Radioactive Threat Detection (RTD), high energy transmission and dual energy transmission X-ray.
These technologies offer superior X-ray threat detection for plastic explosives, plastic weapons, liquid explosives, dirty bombs and nuclear devices.
AS&E’s complete range of products include cargo inspection systems for port and border security, baggage screening systems for facility and aviation security, and personnel and passenger screening systems.