CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (December 20, 2017) – Astrophysics, Inc. (Astrophysics) installed x-ray equipment at the Metropolitan Water District’s Los Angeles, California headquarters. The security equipment will be used to screen visitors at the agency’s Board of Directors meetings and special events.
The x-ray equipment that was delivered and installed is outfitted with a mobility kit to allow for easy relocation inside the headquarters. The kit includes heavy-duty wheels, stainless steel handles, and a lockable operator control panel that folds seamlessly into the system when not in use. This mobility kit gives operators the flexibility to move the equipment to wherever it is needed and easily adapt to changing security needs.
Astrophysics, Inc. CEO Francois Zayek commented: “For many years it has been Astrophysics’ honor to protect the critical infrastructure of the United States. I am very proud that the Metropolitan Water District chose us to assist them in the protection of their headquarters, staff, and visitors.”
Astrophysics, Inc. is a Southern California-based world leader in x-ray security scanners that help make hidden threats visible. Operators in over 140 countries use the advanced scanning and color imaging features to detect contraband hidden in objects ranging from suitcases to cargo containers. Astrophysics machines are assembled in the U.S. and designed to secure diverse locations that include transportation facilities, critical infrastructure, and ports and borders.