Smiths to distribute Kromek wearables in North & South America


Smiths Detection has entered into an agreement with Kromek Group plc to distribute wearable radiation detection and identification solutions to North and South American markets. The agreement aims to expand user access to Kromek’s technology by leveraging Smiths Detection’s regional presence and reputation.

Smiths Detection Inc., which has a US based headquarters in Edgewood, MD, USA will distribute the Kromek engineered and manufactured D3 and D5 series of wearable, highly sensitive radiation detectors that alarm when radiation is detected and help protect users from exposure to illegal or unsecure radioactive material.

Inder Reddy, President of Smiths Detection Inc. commented, “Smiths Detection is committed to deliver the best security screening solutions to our customers. The agreement with Kromek to distribute wearable radiation detectors, allows Smiths Detection to supply a full range of field-based CBRNe solutions to customers, helping to protect front line defenders and the communities they serve.”

Dr Arnab Basu, CEO of Kromek, said: “We’re pleased to work with Smiths Detection to provide the market with nuclear radiation detection solutions that give security authorities an early warning system for potential threats. Being able to collaborate with Smiths Detection demonstrates that Kromek detectors are best-in-class and we are excited to work with them to bring these solutions to customers across North and South America.”