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During the current and ever changing health crisis, we would like to ensure our customers that support for all areas of our business will be continued.  In early in March we began an extensive ‘work from home’ program that encompasses sales, marketing, administration, research, design and service in order to help provide safety for our employees and efficient support for our customers.  We ask for your patience as calls and requests are processed in a different manner but we will find new and innovative ways to provide the excellent level of support that you deserve.

Stay safe!


Steve Gidman.

Inspecting Wet and Conductive Product Remains A Challenge for Meat Processors

November 29, 2019
Jenny Eagle

Interceptor Metal Detectors improve stainless steel detection capabilities up to 100%, reducing waste and costly false rejects in challenging applications.

Inspecting wet and conductive products remains a challenge for meat and poultry processors, according to Fortress Technology.

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Detection and Inspection: Spot the Warning Signs

How does the industry improve its inspection procedures to reduce the high incidence of product recalls caused by physical contaminants?

January 10, 2020
Rick Pendrous

Food and drink contamination presents a unique challenge for detection and inspection systems.
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Food Safety First Episode 3: Ask Steve Q&A

‘Ask Steve’ is a new segment in our Food Safety First podcast where food safety and product inspection questions from our audience are answered by the President of Fortress Technology, Steve Gidman.

Email your questions to and tune in to the next Q&A session for Steve’s response!


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CASE STUDY: Bulk Combi System Delivers Herculean Inspection Performance

Built specifically for inspecting bulk food items, no other system in the world comes close to the performance and sensitivity of this combination metal detection and checkweighing system.

When a leading UK exporter of sugar wanted to be sure of installing the most robust, precise and reliable system for metal detection and checkweighing, it sought the expertise of Fortress Technology. The customized solution, named ‘The Hercules’ checks for metal contaminants and verifies the weight of sugar sacks ranging from 55lb up to 110lb.

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Food Safety First Episode 2: ‘Inspecting’ Metal Detector and X-Ray Technology

In this comparison of inspection technologies, our host Ryan Ramdass speaks with the President of Fortress Technology, Steve Gidman, to find out what you need to know before investing in Metal Detection or X-Ray. Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of each and how they fit into the food inspection industry.


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Ride for Heart 2019

Congratulations to the Fortress Technology team for their fundraising efforts and participation in the Ride for Heart! A total of $8,797 was raised in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation – funding lifesaving research on heart disease and stroke to save lives across Canada. Thank you to everyone who helped us to reach this goal!

The Fortress Technology Ride for Heart Corporate Team 2019