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Garrett Metal Detectors
1881 W. State Street Garland, TX 75042
Tel: (972) 494-6151
Contact Information
Garrett Metal Detectors is a worldwide leader in the research, development and manu- facture of metal detection products for the security, hobby/sport, and countermine/ERW markets. Garrett Metal Detectors is an international standards organization (ISO) 9001 certified manufacturer with its headquarters located in Garland, Texas, USA.
Garrett started operations in 1964 and is a privately owned U.S. company. Garrett owns numerous patents, including the first patent devoted to using microprocessors for metal detection. All products are designed and produced solely in the United States and incor- porate state-of-the-art technology.
Garrett markets its products worldwide and is actively selling into more than 100 coun- tries. In addition to its home operation in Texas, the company currently has distribution warehouses in Holland, Dubai, and Australia to rapidly service the United Kingdom, Eu- rope, the Middle East, and Australia. Garrett’s Security Division utilizes a sophisticated international distribution network to sell and service its walk-through, hand-held, and ground-search metal detectors.
The company’s Security Division was created in 1982 when Charles Garrett was asked to develop and provide security screening metal detectors for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. This was the first use of walk-through and hand-held metal detectors by the Olympics. Since that time, Garrett has provided metal detection products and service for numerous international sporting events, including FIFA World Cup, the Pan American Games, and many summer and winter Olympics Games.
Garrett products are trusted to secure large-scale sports stadiums, special events venues, and college facilities. The company has also furnished security checkpoint screening solu- tions for many types of public domains: airports, schools, courthouses, prisons, government buildings, law enforcement, mass transit terminals, hospitals, loss prevention, and other application areas.
Garrett provides complete instruction of its security detection products’ applications through The Garrett Academy, the most comprehensive training course of metal detection screening checkpoints in the world.
Our security team is fully prepared to help determine the proper resources required to help provide your event or venue with the safest possible environment. We look forward to meeting your unique challenges with the world’s finest quality metal detectors, all manu- factured under strict quality control procedures in the USA.

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