APSTEC Co. Ltd was founded in 2003 by a group of nuclear physicists and engineers formerly engaged in fundamental and applied physics research. The APSTEC team is working on converting methods and ideas developed in fundamental physics into useful applications. APSTEC performs the whole development cycle from laying down technical specifications, through R&D stage, designing and producing prototype to small series production. The main focus of APSTEC's researches has been development of equipment for detection of hazardous materials.