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5 Big Winners from TSA Security Rules

Checkpoint-friendly product makers
Companies that make travel products have also built market share amid TSA restrictions.

Laptop-bag makers now frequently tout that their zippers allow east access and are "checkpoint friendly."

According to the TSA, travel-ready bags include the following features: a designated laptop-only section you can lay flat on the X-ray belt; no metal snaps, zippers or buckles inside, underneath or atop the laptop-only section; and no pockets inside or outside the laptop-only section.

Toiletry makers have also hit the market with specially designed 3-ounce containers that meet carry-on liquid restrictions. (Because the U.S. isn't on the metric system, the TSA technically allows 3.4 ounces -- which rounds nicely as 100 ml for foreign travelers.)

-- Written by Joe Mont in Boston.



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