SOURCE: Acro, Inc.

November 25, 2009 06:00 ET

Acro Broadens Its Spectrum of Hand-Held Detectors of Explosives

CAESAREA, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - November 25, 2009) - Acro, Inc. (OTCBB: ACRI) has signed a license agreement with Yissum, R&D Co., the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The new technology, which has been developed by Prof. Joseph Almog, former Head of Division of Identification and Forensic Science (DIFS) of the Israel Police, represents a simple but sensitive and specific color test for the improvised explosive urea nitrate.

"This new product, which has already been tested and used in Israel, expands our product portfolio. It demonstrates our strategy to help our clients with a broad variety of simple and inexpensive solutions for the intricate problems of explosives detection," says Gadi Aner, C.E.O. of Acro.

The new product will become commercially available by the end of 2009.

About Acro:

Acro, Inc. develops explosives detection technologies and manufactures relevant products. In addition to the explosives detectors that are currently marketed by Acro, the company continues to develop proprietary technologies for the HLS market. Acro's Advisory Board includes Nobel Prize laureate Prof. K. Barry Sharpless, and Prof. Richard A. Lerner, President and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute, one of the most influential scientific institutes worldwide. For more information about Acro, visit

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