The TPGS Corporation has the exclusive license to utilize the intellectual property of Tamper Proof Container Licensing Corporation (TPCL).

TPCL has an extensive, in-depth patent position in the US and Internationally on the use of both fiber optics and wires for the detection of intrusion and the use of fiber optics to detect radiation. The TPGS technology was invented and patented by Dr.Gilbert D Beinhocker, TPGS Chairman & CEO.

TPGS is responsible for manufacturing and marketing this technology, on a worldwide basis.


There is a substantial portfolio of patents issued and pending, in the US and overseas jurisdictions, which cover the following:

  • The use of wires, fiber optics and e-textiles to detect 6-sided intrusion.
  • The use of wires, fiber optics and e-textiles on pipelines to detect and locate intrusion/extrusion events.
  • The use of fiber optics as a radiation and nuclear detection device.
  • The use of the fiber optic as an isotope detector.
  • The lining of a container with an envelope containing wires, fiber optics and/or e-textiles.
  • The application of the TPGS system as a universal plug-in platform for other detectors: biological, chemical, narcotics and explosives, to provide full CBRNE capability.

Currently, this technology and its various applications are protected by 13 patents issued and 2 pending.
A patent summary can be viewed by clicking the document icon below.

Patent Summary