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SAN DIEGO - SureBeam Corporation, provider of electron beam and x-ray food safety systems and services for the food industry, announced today that the U.S. Postal Service will use SureBeam's technology to eliminate the threat of anthrax in the U.S. mail system.
SureBeam will be the exclusive provider of electron beam and x-ray products and system integration services to The Titan Corporation, the prime contractor with the U.S. Postal Service. The award to SureBeam by Titan's newly established Office of Homeland Security of approximately $26 million is for eight SureBeam systems.
"The entire SureBeam team is proud to be able to be part of addressing this urgent national priority and in helping to protect against biological terrorism," said
SureBeam's President and CEO Larry Oberkfell. "SureBeam will be working closely with Titan's Office of Homeland Security, which will be bringing together the combined resources of SureBeam and Titan for a comprehensive, integrated solution to this bioterrorist threat."