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July 16, 2015 08:00 ET

Hellmann Logistics Selects Morpho's Itemiser DX for Enhanced Air Cargo Screening

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2015) - Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced contracts from Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to supply and service Itemiser® DX explosives trace detectors (ETD) to screen air cargo.

Following an initial contract in 2014, Hellmann recently purchased additional Itemiser DX units to replace legacy systems and ensure its continued compliance with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP).

"Morpho is pleased Hellmann continues to select Itemiser DX to help meet the security demands of their growing cargo business," said Karen Bomba, president and CEO, Morpho Detection. "The ability of Itemiser DX to detect and identify explosives in challenging environments, combined with Morpho's global service teams, gives air cargo companies the ability to enhance operational efficiencies by ensuring maximum system performance and uptime."

A lightweight, portable desktop system, Itemiser DX can detect residue from explosives on parcels, bags, cargo, skin, clothing, vehicles and other surfaces.

"Hellmann constantly strives to increase efficiencies by incorporating advanced technologies into our cargo screening and shipping process," said Joel Beckman, compliance manager, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. "Working with Morpho helps us achieve this goal while maintaining the highest level of cargo screening efficiency without impacting our bottom line."

First qualified for air cargo screening in 2010 and certified by seven global regulatory agencies, more than 5,000 Itemiser DX units have been deployed to air cargo screening facilities, airport checkpoints, checked baggage screening and secure locations around the world.

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About Morpho Detection
Morpho Detection, LLC, part of Morpho, Safran's security business, is a leading supplier of explosives, narcotics and CBRNE threat detection systems to government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography, trace (ITMS™), mass spectrometry, X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. Morpho Detection's solutions are deployed to help protect people and property the world over.

About Morpho
Morpho (Safran) is a global leader in identity and security solutions for an increasingly digital and connected world. We employ more than 8,600 people in 55 countries and generated revenues of more than EUR1.5 billion in 2014. Backed by more than 40 years of experience in biometrics, our unique expertise lies in developing innovative technologies for a wide range of markets and applications for people, governments and business. Morpho contributes to managing identities, protecting borders, detecting threats, supporting law enforcement and providing trusted on-line transactions and services. Our solutions protect identities, ensure safety and safeguard privacy, for easier, everyday lives.

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