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Last $35.45 USD
Change Today +1.95 / 5.82%
Volume 60.2K
ASEI On Other Exchanges
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American Science and Engineering, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection, public safety, and other defense and security applications in the United States and internationally. It offers cargo inspection systems, such as non-intrusive inspection systems primarily used for the screening of trucks, cars, cargo containers, pallets, and air cargo at various locations comprising border crossings, seaports, military bases, airports, and cargo and transportation hubs. The company’s cargo inspection systems include OmniView gantry system, a relocatable cargo and vehicle inspection system; Z Portal system, a drive-through inspection system for scanning cargo and vehicles; Sentry Portal system, a drive through transmission X-ray inspection system to screen cargo containers; and ASE Connect, a networking solution. It also provides mobile cargo inspection systems, such as Z Backscatter Van, a mobile X-ray screening system to produce photo-like images of the contents of a vehicle or cargo container; and contract services for the development of custom products primarily for agencies of the U.S. government, as well as maintenance, warranty, engineering, and training services. In addition, the company offers parcel and personnel screening inspection systems comprising Gemini system, a parcel and baggage inspection system; SmartCheck system, a personnel screening system for contraband and threats hidden under a person’s clothing; and MINI Z System, a handheld X-ray scanner. It serves authorities responsible for port and border security; customs agencies; military organizations; critical infrastructure and high threat commercial and government facilities; aviation security agencies; and public safety and law enforcement agencies. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts.

311 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/5/15
Founded in 1958

american science & engineeri (ASEI) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $566.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $307.0K
Senior Vice President and General Manager of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $297.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

american science & engineeri (ASEI) Key Developments

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Introduces the Next Generation Z Portal Multi-View Cargo and Vehicle Screening System

American Science and Engineering Inc. announced the introduction of the next generation Z Portal system, the only drive-through cargo and vehicle inspection system that uses multiple detection technologies to provide up to six views of scanned passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, and cargo. The new Z Portal system incorporates it's latest source and detector innovations in a more compact design, enabling improved image quality along with higher throughput, even in space-constrained locations. The next generation Z Portal system builds on the success of it’s proven Z Portal system, currently in operation at ports, borders, airports, and high-threat facilities worldwide. Z Portal system enhancements include enhanced detection capability; higher throughput screening; and compact, efficient design. The newly redesigned system fits into existing traffic lanes and easily integrates into diverse customer sites. A wide array of optional features and operating concepts allows for adaptation to each customer’s workflow and security requirements. Installation and relocation is simplified by the innovative surface-mount design, which eliminates the need for extensive civil works construction. The compact system is available in two configurations, one for large trucks, buses, and cargo vehicles and a smaller size for passenger vehicles and is safe for drivers, operators, scanned cargo and the environment. The next generation Z Portal system will be featured at the upcoming ASIS International Conference in the Anaheim, CA from September 28, 2015 to October 1, 2015, in AS&E Booth #1033.

Customs and Border Protection Selects American Science & Engineering, Leidos, OSI Systems and Smiths Group for Mobile X-Ray Systems

Customs and Border Protection awarded initial task orders to four companies under a potential $293.1 million contract to supply the agency with large-scale medium-energy mobile X-Ray systems for border security. American Science & Engineering [ASEI] received an initial $3.3 million task order, Leidos $3.1 million, OSI Systems' Rapiscan division $2.9 million and Smiths Group's Smiths Detection division $3.6 million. The initial task orders satisfy the minimum guaranteed by for each company under the multiple award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. There are no guaranteed task orders beyond the minimum initial awards. All four companies either declined to discuss the award, including the systems they might be supplying, or did not respond for comment. All four companies have supplied container inspection systems to CBP at various times.

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Appoints Hamilton Helmer as Chairman of the Board of Directors

American Science and Engineering Inc. has appointed Hamilton Helmer as chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Helmer, who has served as a Director of the company since 1993, and has been serving as Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, will succeed Denis R. Brown, who is retiring after serving as a Director since 2004 and as Chairman since 2008.


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