Vanderlande’s automated screening solution approved for primary X-ray systems at US airports

Veghel, The Netherlands, June 8 2017 – Vanderlande and its newly formed business unit Vanderlande Advanced Passenger Checkpoints (APC, formerly Optosecurity Corp.) have received approval from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for their Automated Security Lane (ASL) solution integrated with Smiths Detection’s aTiX X-ray. The approval comes shortly after Vanderlande received TSA approval of its ASL integrated with the Rapiscan 620DV. Vanderlande’s ASL is the first solution to be approved for use on both of TSA’s primary X-ray systems.

Vanderlande’s SCANNOJET and Vanderlande APC’s eVelocity solutions successfully passed TSA’s ASL assessment. This identifies and supports new capabilities to improve security and address key operational challenges at U.S. checkpoints, such as passenger waiting times and insider threats.

“We’re excited to have received a second TSA approval for our ASL solution,” says Vanderlande’s Board Member & Executive Vice President Airports, Andrew Manship. “We look forward to providing multiple ASL options to U.S. airports and airline carriers when upgrading their security checkpoints.”

“We have every confidence in our SCANNOJET system, and due to its modular design and configuration, our joint solution delivers proven increases in passenger throughput, enhancements to security and reductions in operational costs at checkpoints. It will also significantly improve the experience for passengers.”

Vanderlande’s President Airports, North America, Nick Porter, added: “With this latest approval, we are able to offer customers more flexible solutions that integrate with either Smiths or Rapiscansystems. This continues our focus on providing total solutions that meet the needs of the U.S. market.”

“The unique design of the SCANNOJET ASL allows for fast installation, which means that our customers will quickly reap the advantages of the system. This is supported by a comprehensive life-cycle services provision that truly distinguishes our solution, ensuring direct benefits for Vanderlande’s U.S. checkpoint customers, both now and in the future.”

“Our eVelocity solution is a key component of the ASL,” says Vanderlande APC’s President, Tim Mathews. “It contributes to achieving the highest performance results in terms of checkpoint efficiency and offers multiple security benefits to airports.”

“In addition, eVelocity is an adaptable solution that gives airports, airlines and regulators the flexibility to integrate market-leading checkpoint technologies. It is also another example of how we support our aviation security partners. Most importantly, we can now provide TSA with a proven remote screening solution and a common user interface that will reduce training costs and improve operator efficiency.”

Company profile of Vanderlande

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses.

Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 3.7 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year, in other words 10.1 million per day. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 13 of the world’s top 20.  More than 39 million parcels are sorted by its systems every day, which have been installed for the world’s leading parcel companies. In addition, many of the largest global e-commerce players and distribution firms have confidence in Vanderlande’s efficient and reliable solutions.

The company focuses on the optimisation of its customers’ business processes and competitive positions. Through close cooperation, it strives for the improvement of their operational activities and the expansion of their logistical achievements. Vanderlande’s extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services – results in the realisation of fast, reliable and efficient automation technology.

Established in 1949, Vanderlande has more than 5,000 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing turnover of more than 1.1 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past six decades as a highly reliable partner for value-added logistic process automation.

For more information about the company, its products and technology, as well as career opportunities, please visit www.vanderlande.com.

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Katja Jansen T +31 (0)6 10 55 46 39

Manager Corporate Communications & PR

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