Torion Technologies Inc. Partners with Smiths Detection

August 15, 2008

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.