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Rapiscan appointed to help ensure a safe and secure environment at Glasgow 2014

World renowned security screening company Rapiscan Systems Limited has today (Wednesday 5 February) been appointed as Official Security Screening Equipment Provider for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Rapiscan provides state-of-the-art security equipment and services including x-ray machines and metal detection. During the Games, Rapiscan provide and install all physical security screening equipment at Games venues. Rapiscan will also provide security scanning equipment at the Athletes’ Village.

Rapiscan is a global security screening company, operating in over 100 countries worldwide. It is a leader in event security solutions, having supported major sporting events such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Glasgow 2014 Deputy Chief Executive, Ty Speer, said:

“Keeping athletes, spectators and everyone involved with the Games safe and secure is of paramount importance at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

“Rapiscan has a strong track record in providing security scanning solutions for major companies and worldwide sporting events such as Olympic Games. We’re looking forward to working with Rapiscan to ensure a safe and secure environment during Glasgow 2014.”

President of Rapsican Systems Ltd, Ajay Mehra, commented:
“To be working alongside the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games organisers is a great honour for Rapiscan and demonstrates our leadership in the security screening solutions market. Our technology allows for both superior non-intrusive threat detection and extremely high throughput, meaning that visitors and baggage will be scanned effectively and efficiently and to the highest standard.

“Having worked to secure other high profile sporting events, such as the London 2012 Olympic Games, we have the knowledge and expertise required to not only ensure the security of the venues but to also enhance visitor satisfaction.”

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