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Providing Security Solutions Since 1984
Garrett Metal Detectors has been a leading manufacturer of metal detection equipment for more than 36 years. The Company's ongoing reputation for outstanding products and service makes it one of the most trusted names in security and law enforcement industries around the world.
Garrett Metal Detectors' Security Division was launched in 1982 after the company was approached to channel its technological expertise in the field of hobby metal detection into the development of security metal detectors for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.
For the past 15 years, Garrett's famous Magnascanner walk-throughs and hand-held Super Scanners have been used to safeguard countless facilities worldwide, such as schools, airports, prisons and embassies, and special events, such as athletic competitions, political conventions, concerts, and high-profile ceremonies like the U.S. Academy Awards.
The Company has provided security equipment to every Summer Olympics since 1984 and is now the Official Supplier of Metal Detector Equipment to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Most recently the company was named Official Supplier of the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and was awarded a four-year contract with the US Olympic Teams.
Almost a decade ago, the Company pioneered the use of metal detectors in schools when it supplied six walk-throughs to the Dallas (Texas) Independent School District. Now, countless schools across the US benefit from Garrett products and expertise.
Today, Garrett Metal Detectors holds a reputation as one of the world's leading experts in the areas of Special Events and School security screening with metal detectors.