Garrett Metal Detectors as seen on TV Show Made in America

Everyone at Detector Electronics is excited to inform our visitors that Garrett Metal Detectors has been featured an episode of the the "Made In America" TV show. Be sure to tune in to the Discovery Networks Travel Channel to see this in depth look at the history and quality manufacturing techniques implemented at Garrett Metal Detectors. Below is a press release from Garrett Metal Detectors detailing the upcoming episode. If you have any questions about the Garrett Metal Detectors that you see on the Made In America TV segment, be sure to contact us at 800-446-0244 or 508-460-6244. About this episode of John Ratzenbergers Made in America: Hawaiian Tropic - John Ratzenberger works on his tan at the Hawaiian Tropic factory in Ormond Beach, Florida, he finds some buried treasure at Garrett Metal Detectors in Garland, Texas, and he rides around on a ferris wheel to tell the story of the Eli Bridge Company. View the current Garrett line of metal detectors.

Garrett Metal Detectors to be Featured on Discovery Networks Travel Channel

Garrett Metal Detectors was recently profiled by John Ratzenberger for his hit TV series, Made in America, which airs on the Discovery network's Travel Channel. Mr. Ratzenberger chose to feature Garrett Metal Detectors based on the Company's economic impact in the community, its unique nature of business and its contribution to U.S. culture as an American-made product. Garrett Metal Detectors manufactures ground search, walk-through and hand-held metal detection products and provides training for security applications worldwide.

"It's an honor that Mr. Ratzenberger considered Garrett Metal Detectors for his TV series, Made in America," noted Vaughan Garrett, VP and Director of Marketing Communications for Garrett Metal Detectors. "My father began building his first metal detectors in our garage in Garland, Texas. And though we've grown into an international company over the past 40 years with worldwide partners, we're proud to keep all our engineering and business practices at home in the U.S. It's exciting to look back at the growth we've enjoyed over the past 40 years and know that we can support the local economy and provide jobs for local businesses, vendors and area residents."

Mr. Ratzenberger produces Made in America to honor the men and women who work with their hands and skillfully make the products that are the backbone of the American economy. Each year the program visits roughly 40 manufacturing facilities throughout the country. Additional information about companies profiled by John Ratzenberger on Made in America can be found by logging on to

"Mr. Ratzenberger and his crew filmed the show on location at our corporate headquarters and manufacturing plant in Garland," added Garrett. "Mr. Ratzenberger interviewed my father, Charles Garrett, during the shoot and listened to him reminisce about his exciting trips around the world in search of lost and hidden treasure. Mr. Ratzenberger also learned more about our walk-through and hand-held metal detectors that are utilized in airports and public venues such as the Olympic Games as well as tried his hand at treasure hunting with Garretts new ACE metal detector."

About John Ratzenberger

Master improvisational actor John Ratzenberger gained international fame in the hit television series, "Cheers". During more than three decades of movie making and theatre, John has enjoyed success as a screenwriter, director, producer and multi Emmy-nominated actor. He is also an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist. John serves as host and executive producer of Made in America and is the only actor to appear in every Pixar film.

About Made in America

Made in America premiered in 2004 and is now in its third season. The program showcases three companies each week, airing Tuesdays at 9:00 PM on the Discovery network's Travel Channel.

About Garrett Metal Detectors

Garrett Metal Detectors is the global leader in the research, development and manufacture of hobby and security-related metal detection products and accessories. Garrett is International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2000 certified.

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