Garrett provides security metal detector training and products for the Sydney, Australia, Summer Olympic Games.
Garrett introduces the SuperWand hand-held metal detector.
Garrett provides security metal detector training and products for the Salt Lake City, Utah, Winter Olympic Games.
Garrett supplies the SuperWand to all U.S. airports.
Garrett introduces the PD 6500i walk-through metal detector with 33 distinct pinpoint zones including left, right, and center detection.
Garrett becomes the only U.S.-based manufacturer to meet TSA guidelines for walk-through and held-held metal detectors. Garrett supplies walk-through metal detectors to one-third of America's airports and to many overseas airports. Garrett introduces the Infinium metal detector, engineered for greater gold detection depth in heavily mineralized soil and for use in water to depths of 200 feet.
Garrett celebrates its 40th anniversary on April 1.
Garrett introduces the Graphic Target Profiling (GTP) 1350 metal detector.
Garrett introduces the ACE series, the most advanced, low-cost metal detectors in the world.
Garrett's ACE 150 and ACE 250 detectors become top sellers in the United States hobby industry and successfully debut in European markets.
Garrett is featured on John Ratzenberger's hit TV series Made in America, which airs on the Discovery Network's Travel Channel.
Garrett installs 450 PD 6500i walk-through and 900 SuperScanner hand-held metal detectors at Olympic venues throughout Torino, Italy, for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games.
Garrett Metal Detectors is honored with the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC) Award of Excellence.
Texas Congressman Sam Johnson joins Charles Garrett and company officials for the groundbreaking ceremonies for the company's expansion.
Construction begins at 1881 W. State Street in Garland to expand Garrett's facilities to 100,000 square feet. The new Garrett home office houses an enlarged treasure hunting museum, a formal conference/training center for The Garrett Academy of Metal Detection training, and enlarged production and warehouse facilities.
Garrett provides walk-through detectors, hand-held detectors and training to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
Garrett introduces the popular new PRO-POINTER pinpointing metal detector.
Garrett is named the official security metal detector supplier for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.
Garrett launches a new Countermine/ERW division and introduces the RECON-PRO AML (All Metal Locator) 1000.
Charles Garrett and a team of Garrett detectorists work with Texas Parks and Wildlife to recover and preserve artifacts from the San Jacinto battlegrounds where Texas independence was won.
Charles, Eleanor and Vaughan Garrett and Vice President Bob Podhrasky serve as early Olympic torch runners during the countdown to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.