Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Implant Sciences featured on front cover of Government Security News

Implant Sciences Corp. (PINK:IMSC) made front page in the June issue of Government Security News as an emerging global player in the explosives detection market, the company said Wednesday.
The Wilmington, Massachusetts-based company supplies security systems and sensors to the homeland security and defence markets.
The print edition of Government Security News has a circulation of 35,000, and more than 80,000 page views per month online.
The audience comprises of federal, state and local officials, as well as contractors and suppliers who are involved in homeland security.
In the latest issue, the article chronicles Implant’s evolution into a homeland security focused company led by an "impressive roster of top tier executives."
Implant’s chief executive Glenn Bolduc also told the paper that the company is contemplating changing its corporate name to reflect its current focus.
Established in 1984, Implant’s founders conceived of a method to implant radioactive seeds in humans to treat breast and prostate cancer –  the origin of its name.
Additionally, the feature reports on the shift in security threats away from bombs that can be detected by x-ray equipment, to bombs that are not as easily detected by modern x-ray equipment.
Implant's narcotics and explosives detection systems are used by private companies as well as government agencies to screen baggage, cargo, vehicles and people.
Its QS-H150 is a handheld device capable of detecting and identifying trace amounts of a number of military, commercial and homemade explosives.
The company's other main product, the Quantum Sniffer QS-B220, is a trace detector that uses ion mobility spectrometry to identify a number of military, commercial and homemade explosives and narcotic substances. It was introduced in May, 2011.
The latest article on Implant is not the first written by Government Security News. It has also covered Implant’s hiring of key management positions.
Earlier this week, Implant appointed former senior level U.S. Department of State Security exec, Robert J. Franks, as an advisor to the company.
The announcement came a week after the company appointed Todd Swearingen as general manager for the Americas, and just days after Mo McGowan was retained as a company advisor.
Franks is a security expert who has held senior posts within the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, and private industry.
The article in Government Security News can be read at

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