PEABODY, Mass., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, today announced that it has been recognized by Toshiba Medical Systems for its advanced computed tomography (CT) technology used in Toshiba scanners over the past 35 years. Toshiba recently announced that it produced its 30,000th CT system in November 2013.
"We congratulate Toshiba on this significant milestone achievement," said Jim Green, president and CEO of Analogic. "Analogic is proud to provide its advanced CT technology for Toshiba's scanners, as the company continues to improve the quality of life for patients worldwide. We value our partnership and successful history with Toshiba, and we look forward to our ongoing collaboration and future accomplishments."
Analogic has been at the forefront of developments in CT equipment technology from the introduction of the first single-slice CT system in the 1970s, to the multi-slice volumetric CT scanners used today. The company's CT technology is used by medical OEMs worldwide with its subsystems used in approximately half of the world's CT scanners installed in major medical facilities.
Focused on meeting the demands of today's challenging healthcare environment, Analogic's advanced technologies enable their OEM partners to substantially reduce operating expenses, risk and working capital, while accelerating commercialization of their products.
About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation's website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.
Analogic (Nasdaq:ALOG) provides leading-edge healthcare and security technology solutions to advance the practice of medicine and save lives. We are recognized around the world for advanced imaging systems and technology that enable computed tomography, ultrasound, digital mammography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as automated threat detection for aviation security. Our CT, MRI, digital mammography and ultrasound transducer products are sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), providing state-of-the-art capability and enabling them to enter new markets and expand their existing market presence. Our market-leading BK Medical and Ultrasonix branded ultrasound systems, used in procedure-driven markets such as urology, surgery and point-of-care, are sold to clinical end users through our direct sales force. For over 40 years we've enabled customers to thrive, improving the health and enhancing the safety of people around the world. Analogic is headquartered just north of Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.analogic.com.