Due to the increase of threat caused by terrorist, security measurements are getting more and more in the spotlight. Worldwide security regulations are demanding an increased deployment of concepts and technologies to protect the free movements of goods and so called critical infrastructure. In order to offer a maximum level of efficiency however those facilities have to be fully integrated into the supply chain. The U.S. manufacturer of X-Ray inspection systems American Science & Engineering (> www.as-e.com) meets those demands. AS&E specializes in detection technologies that can uncover dangerous and elusive threats, including explosives, plastic and metal weapons, and radioactive devices.AS&E´s signature technology, Z Backscatter™, gives their systems unparalleled detection capabilities, making it the technology of choice when the highest levels of security are required.