Battelle Memorial Institute and VeriTainer Corporation Announce Teaming Agreement

Jan 29, 2010, 12:46 ET from VeriTainer Corporation

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriTainer Corporation, based in California's Silicon Valley, and Battelle Memorial Institute, based in Columbus Ohio, have entered into a teaming agreement to respond to the recently issued Request for Information from the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office for Trans-Shipment and Direct-to-Rail detection equipment. The response to the RFI will submit VeriTainer's patented crane mounted scanning technology for consideration.  VeriTainer Corporation is the inventor and world leader in crane mounted scanning of maritime containers. 

"Teaming with Battelle Memorial is a significant step forward for VeriTainer and our CMS technology," said John Alioto, CEO of VeriTainer.  "We are very pleased to be working with a firm as accomplished and respected as Battelle."

About Battelle Memorial Institute

As the world's largest, independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world's most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management, National Security, Energy Technology, and Health and Life Sciences. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,400 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and two international laboratories - a nuclear energy lab in the United Kingdom and a renewable energy lab in Malaysia.

About VeriTainer

VeriTainer Corporation is a venture-backed leader in crane-based radiation detection technology for scanning of shipping containers to ensure that the world's ports are free from nuclear terrorism.   VeriTainer's patented technology enables scanning of 100 percent of shipping containers, addressing a principal vulnerability of the world's population centers and allowing for rapid scanning of containers entering and exiting ports without disrupting the flow of commerce.

SOURCE VeriTainer Corporation