Garrett Metal Detectors to Help Secure 2010 Winter Games

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada

Security measures at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will include wares by Garrett Metal Detectors, marking the company’s 11th occasion it has provided products to Olympic venues.

The Garland, Texas-based company was selected by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) to supply 1,650 metal detection products, including 550 walkthrough and 1,100 hand-held metal detectors for security use at its venues.

“Garrett Metal Detectors is proud to partner with VANOC and share in their passion to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the athletes, officials and spectators of the 2010 Winter Games,” says Henry Tellez, vice president of international sales and marketing for Garrett Metal Detectors.

The company first supplied its products to the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Summer Games.

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