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Block MEMS Wins $9.8M Government Contract for Standoff Detection of Chemical Threats
Marlborough, Massachusetts – July 6, 2016
Block MEMS, a leading developer of Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) based infrared detection systems, has been awarded a $9.8M contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to develop a system that can detect trace quantities of chemicals at standoff distances of at least 100 ft.
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Joe Schwab Joins Block Engineering as VP of Marketing and Sales
Marlborough, Massachusetts – June 1, 2016
Block Engineering, a leading manufacturer of Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) based infrared analyzers, announced today that Joe Schwab has joined the company as the new Vice President of Marketing and Sales.
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Block Engineering Announces a Suite of Product Offerings for Protection against Terrorist Chemical Attacks
Marlborough, Massachusetts – December 2, 2015
Block Engineering offers a suite of products that can be used to protect against terrorist chemical threats. With increasing terrorist attacks throughout the world and knowledge that chemical warfare weapons are accessible to and in the hands of terrorist groups, the threat of chemical attacks continues to increase.
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API Houston Luncheon
November 14, 2017  |  Houston, TX  |  Petroleum Club of Houston
Please join Block at the American Petroleum Institute's Houston Chapter luncheon. 10:30 am on November 14th at the Petroleum Club, Total Plaza, 35th Floor, 1201 Louisiana Street

Milipol Paris 2017
November 21-24, 2017  |  Paris, France  |  Stand J 158
Milipol Paris is the leading event dedicated to homeland security. The 20th edition will be held on 21-24 November 2017 at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre.

Power-Gen International
December 5-7 2017  |  Las Vegas, NV  |  Booth 5351
As the World's Largest Power Generation Event, POWER-GEN International is the industry leader in providing comprehensive coverage of the trends, technologies and issues facing the generation sector.

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