Torion Technologies, Inc. Partners with Smiths Detection

September 1, 2008

LCGC North America

LCGC North America, LCGC North America-09-01-2008, Volume 26, Issue 9
Page Number: 896

Torion Technologies, Inc. (American Fork, Utah), a manufacturer of automated miniaturized, hand-portable GC and toroidal ion trap mass spectrometry (TMS) technology, has announced a partnership with Smiths Detection (Danbury,Connecticut), part of the global technology business, Smiths Group, and a technology developer and manufacturer of sensors that detect and identify explosives, chemical and biological agents, weapons, and contraband.

Torion Technologies, Inc. (American Fork, Utah), a manufacturer of automated miniaturized, hand-portable GC and toroidal ion trap mass spectrometry (TMS) technology, has announced a partnership with Smiths Detection (Danbury,Connecticut), part of the global technology business, Smiths Group, and a technology developer and manufacturer of sensors that detect and identify explosives, chemical and biological agents, weapons, and contraband.

According to the companies, the alliance enables the joint development of a next-generation, hand-portable GC–TMS system for the security, defense, and civil emergency responder markets. This technology is designed to identify a variety of substances such as chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and simulants, volatile and semivolatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVs), and other hazardous compounds.

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