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2014-03-31 23:03:46

With recent legislation and studies indicating more attention and resources need to be paid at the Southern Border, HGH Infrared Systems offers an innovative solution for securing the vulnerable access points at the Border Security Expo. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 This 8th edition of the Border Security Expo took place March 18-19th in Phoenix. The world’s leading conference and expo dedicated to international border security saw over one hundred companies from 37 states and 14...

2014-03-10 12:21:01

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) today released a study that analyzes the impact of passport inspection times on airline passenger volume at four major U.S. international airports. The key results of the study reflect the economic impacts of adding additional CBP (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) - Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers....

2014-03-04 12:21:03

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OHL announced today that its Senior Vice President of OHL International's Trade Services group, Mary Jo Muoio, will once again speak as a panelist at the upcoming U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) East Coast Trade Symposium. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110708/CL31865LOGO The CBP 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium is scheduled for March 6 - 7, 2014 and will be held at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. The...

2014-03-02 04:20:13

HAIFA, Israel, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: "ESLT") announced today, in response to press reports regarding the award to its U.S. subsidiary of a $145 million contract by the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for the Integrated Fixed Tower project, that the contract includes a base period quantity and options that CBP may exercise over a multi-year period. Currently, CBP awarded the base period...

2014-02-18 16:30:09

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aveshka, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ms. Sharie Bourbeau, formerly of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD), will be joining the firm as Vice President, Program Development effective April 1, 2014. Girish K. Jindia, President and CEO of Aveshka, Inc. stated, "Sharie's demonstrated leadership in supporting a diverse range of national security issues enables Aveshka to provide thought leadership...

2014-02-18 08:21:07

CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced that The Honorable Jayson P. Ahern, former Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs & Border Protection, was appointed to the company's Advisory Board, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/LA42594LOGO) Ahern, is a Principal with The Chertoff Group, providing strategic...

2014-02-11 08:22:05

Partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection significantly improves immigration processing for U.S. and Canadian citizens DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport today officially unveiled 30 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks, which are significantly reducing wait times for U.S. and Canadian citizens who arrive at DFW from international travels. The system is alleviating lines by allowing returning travelers to enter their own...

2014-02-05 20:24:51

TOMBALL, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laura Ratliff-Owens is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Import and Export Consulting as a result of her role as Owner/President with Ratliff-Owens Consulting. The goal of Ratliff-Owens Consulting is to assist clients through the maze of United States Customs processes in an effort to expeditiously bring trade and commerce ventures to successful fruition. The company provides expert advice and...

2014-01-09 20:20:10

Company is Now Offering Comprehensive Customs Brokerage Services in Houston HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the late 1950s, Hawthorne Global has been providing customs brokerage services to shipping companies. Shipping companies in the Houston area, where Hawthorne is based, have long enjoyed the advantage of the company's expertise and services. Hawthorne Global has recently announced their continuing focus on making sure their services comply firmly with U.S....

2014-01-06 12:20:18

Company Now Provides Comprehensive Customs Brokerage Services in Houston HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the late 1950s, Hawthorne Global has been providing customs brokerage services to shipping companies. Shipping companies in the Houston area, where Hawthorne is based, have long enjoyed the advantage of the company's expertise and services. Hawthorne Global has recently announced their continuing focus on making sure their services comply firmly with U.S....