Perimeter protectionIntrusion detection company joins chemical society

Published 29 April 2011

The growing attention to chemical plants safety leads perimeter security companies to show even more interest in that sector; Senstar, a manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection technology, joins the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

Herndon, Virginia-based Senstar Inc., a player in the perimeter intrusion detection technology market, announced its acceptance as the newest member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, an important international trade association representing the batch, custom, and specialty chemical industry.

Paul Trouten, acting president of Senstar, said: “With the enactment of CFATS regulations (Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards), and legislation pending in the House of Representatives and Senate to extend the current standards, the chemical industry faces a wide range of demands and challenges, especially with regard to the security of their sites. We are sure we can learn a lot and contribute to the SOCMA members, based on our many years of experience in the outdoor perimeter security industry.”

SOCMA president and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan said: “We are pleased to welcome Senstar as our newest member company and look forward to their active participation in the organization….Senstar’s knowledge, experience and expertise in the perimeter security sector make them a great addition to our group.”

Senstar’s portfolio of products include fence-mounted intrusion detection systems (acoustic and vibration), buried sensors (RF based volumetric sensors), barrier sensors, radar and personal life safety products.