ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arktis Detection Systems, Inc., a global leader in innovative radiation detection systems, today announced that the company will receive an innovation award from Washington area publication DCA Live. The company is also scheduled to present at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, a leading event to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States.
The annual Trending 40 Award, to be presented on June 20 in Arlington, Virginia, honors leaders in the business, technology, non-profit and legal communities that are driving growth in the Washington, DC economy. Arktis Detection Systems’ Acting President Mr. Rick Muntz will be accepting the award on the company’s behalf.
Mr. Muntz will also represent Arktis at the 2017 SelectUSA Summit, which brings together companies, high-level government officials, and economic development organizations from all over the world to facilitate investment in the United States. Mr. Muntz will speak on Arkits’ establishment of a robust US footprint that has positioned the company for success as part of a panel on “Preparing for and Managing Sustainable Growth: Exploring U.S. Soft Landings.”
Arktis develops and manufactures next generation systems that detect and identify radioactive and nuclear materials to enhance security and facilitate operations for commercial and government customers worldwide. Arktis’ proprietary advanced radiation detection technologies deliver step change improvements in capabilities for a wide variety of applications. Arktis’ solutions enhance security by improving threat sensitivity. Its products are designed to be both modular and scalable, offering flexible solutions for use across a wide variety of applications and markets, from Homeland Security to manufacturing.
“We’re excited to see our hard work recognized with next week’s award,” said Rico Chandra, Chief Executive Officer of Arktis. “Rick’s insights on our U.S. investment and success in Washington will also add to the important dialogue underway at SelectUSA, one of the most prestigious U.S. investment summits. Our products’ ability to enhance security for customers around the world is due to the investment and innovative approaches taken by our expert teams both in Switzerland and here in the U.S.”
Rick Muntz has spent a career spearheading innovative technology introductions in healthcare and national security. Currently leading Arktis Detection Systems, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Zurich-based Arktis Radiation Detectors, Ltd, Mr. Muntz’s broad, first-hand experience in setting up high-tech companies for success.
More information about Arktis is available at http://www.arktis-detectors.com.
Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd takes a fresh approach to detecting radiological and nuclear materials that pose a threat to our safety and security. Always with performance efficacy at the forefront, Arktis’ view of innovation includes optimizing operational performance, lowering cost barriers to facilitate adoption, and including the end user from start to finish.
Arktis employs highly-skilled scientists and engineers in the U.S. and Europe who have developed proprietary radiation detection technologies based on research originally undertaken at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland on behalf of ETH Zurich, a leading European technical university.
Arktis’ solutions enhance security by improving threat sensitivity, threat categorization, and thus enhanced operational ease. A range of next generation systems is being offered, which can be used across a wide variety of applications and markets. Arktis is now bringing these innovative radiation detection systems to customers and government agencies around the world, while investing in and creating jobs in the U.S."