NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heuresis Corporation, a pioneer of handheld x-ray imaging and analytical devices, today announced it has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide handheld reflective x-ray imagers, with a value of up to $28.8 million.
“We are honored that CBP has selected Heuresis to support its security mission,” said Jim Ryan, President and CEO. “Our innovative HBI-120 has proven to be a highly effective tool for drug and terrorist interdiction programs conducted by federal, state and international law enforcement agencies.”
Last year Heuresis was awarded a DHS Science & Technology contract, with a value of up to $4 million, for the development of a next-generation handheld reflective imaging instrument in support of advancing CBP requirements for conveyance and cargo inspection.
“Heuresis is committed to getting the most innovative technologies into the hands of law enforcement and public safety officers,” said Dr. Peter Rothschild, co-founder and CTO. “We are proud of this achievement and excited about our new products launching next year.”
Heuresis provides enabling security imaging and material identification solutions that help law enforcement and safety inspection professionals keep the public safe from drug trafficking, terrorism and other hazardous threats. Our innovative handheld products, the HBI-120 and Pb200i (for lead-paint inspection), are the recognized leaders in their markets. Heuresis is headquartered just west of Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit heuresistech.com.