Smiths Detection Announces New Distribution Partner in Brazil

Edgewood, MD – Smiths Detection Inc., (SDI) a threat detection technology leader, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Aerotech do Brasil Soluções em Tecnologia Ltda, a subsidiary of Grupo Aerotech,to appoint them as their exclusive distributor to market, sell and maintain their products and services in Brazil.

Grupo Aerotech is a specialist who already services a broad range of Smiths’ customer needs in the region. SDI has a long standing relationship with Aerotech and partners with them in markets such as Chile and Peru. Adding the locally-managed Brazil market to Aerotech’s portfolio extends Smiths Detection’s ability to respond to customer needs faster, and to adapt to market trends more competitively than local suppliers.

“Brazil remains an important market for Smiths Detection.  We are excited to expand our partnership with Aerotech to be able to provide unmatched service and support in the region.  The arrangement creates new opportunities for customers and enhances our response capabilities so that we can continue to meet ever-changing market demands,” said Daniel Gelston, President of SDI.

Mathias Pairoa, CEO of Grupo Aerotech said, “Smiths Detection has invested in building its regional business, and has developed a highly qualified professional team who maintain strong customer relationships. We are eager to take Smiths Detection’s Brazil presence to the next level.”

Danilo Dias, CEO of Smiths Detection, Brazil also commented, “Together, Smiths Detection and Aerotech will continue to grow in the market while maintaining the high level of service and strong relationships to which our customers are accustomed.  Aerotech has very strong capabilities in key security areas, and we are certain that they will be able to meet the specific demands of the Brazilian customers for both services and products.”