Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us

Leading printing executives into the future

Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Featured:     European Coverage     Production Inkjet Analysis

Canon U.S.A. Acquires Virtual Imaging, Inc.

Friday, April 03, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. -- Expanding its capabilities to deliver complete medical imaging and healthcare solutions, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced that the Company has acquired Virtual Imaging, Inc., of Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Established in 1995, the Florida-based Virtual Imaging is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging solutions and a medical systems integrator. With more than 100 employees, including a national sales and service organization, Virtual Imaging serves large complex hospital organizations, imaging centers and private physician offices, and is the national distributor of Canon's award-winning Digital Radiography (DR) Systems.

"Canon and Virtual Imaging have had a long-standing relationship that has benefited both companies over the years. This acquisition will position Canon well for future growth in the medical imaging and healthcare marketplace," said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A. "Having Virtual Imaging join the Canon family will allow us to better offer a comprehensive line of cost-effective Canon certified medical imaging solutions and services that can be fully integrated into an organization's workflow and improve patient throughput."

"This is a really exciting time to be involved with Canon in the medical imaging market," said Tim Martinson, president of Virtual Imaging, who will continue to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization, and report directly to Mr. Adachi. "Canon has distinguished itself in the marketplace as a DR innovator, and we expect the Company to continue to be a leader with its future products and innovations."

Optical and Imaging Heritage of Canon
Canon's extensive optical imaging heritage has allowed the Company to make a significant mark in the medical imaging market, particularly when it comes to high-quality, affordable DR solutions and innovations. With its solid heritage and expertise as a foundation, Canon continues to develop and deliver medical imaging solutions that will support its status as an industry innovator for years to come.

Since 1997, Canon Medical Systems, a division of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has introduced nine generations of flat panel sensors (the Canon CXDI-11/22, Canon CXDI-31, Canon CXDI-40G, Canon CXDI-50G, Canon CXDI-40C, Canon CXDI-40EG, the Canon CXDI-50C, the Canon CXDI-40EC flat panel sensors and the Canon CXDI-60G), offering a full range of DR system solutions for various applications.

Canon U.S.A. has installed more than 3,500 DR sensor panels throughout Canada, the United States and Latin America, part of more than 8,000 DR systems that have been installed worldwide by the Canon family of companies.




Email Icon Email

Print Icon Print

Become a Member

Join the thousands of printing executives who are already part of the WhatTheyThink Community.

Copyright © 2016 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved