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Block Engineering's LaserWarn Environmental Gas Monitor Wins Prism Award
Marlborough, Massachusetts – February 8, 2018
Block Engineering, LLC (Block) has won the SPIE 2018 Best Product Prism Award for Environmental Monitoring. The award was given to Block for its LaserWarn™ Analyzer based on next generation quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). The prize was announced on January 31st, 2018 at a black-tie gala in San Francisco, held during SPIE's Photonics West Conference, the largest event in the field. Read the full press release.

Block MEMS Awarded Phase II of $10.7 Million IARPA Contract to Detect Explosives and other Threats
Marlborough, Massachusetts – January 8, 2018
Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been awarded Phase II of the Intelligence Advanced Research Programs Activity (IARPA) Program for the standoff detection of explosives and toxic chemical threats. Block was chosen for Phase II in a competitive down-selection process. Read the full press release.

Block MEMS Selected to Participate in the JE-RDAP $8 billion Government Contract for Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, and Explosives Related R&D and Acquisition Program
Marlborough, Massachusetts – December 20, 2017
Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been selected to participate in an $8,276,161,000 contract for Joint Enterprise Research, Development, Acquisition, Production and Procurement (JE-RDAP) program to support research and development of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives defense systems, capabilities, equipment, supplies and material. Read the full press release.

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Upcoming Events

ISA AD Houston Analysis Subsection Dinner
February 21, 2018  |  La Porte, TX  |  Monument Inn Restaurant
Come to the February Monthly Dinner meeting to hear Block Engineering on QCLs in the Process Industry. Meeting starts at 5:30 PM on Wednesday the 21st. Currently scheduled for the Monument Inn at 4406 Independence Parkway, La Porte, TX.

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