Canon Medical Systems acquires Danish medical equipment manufacturer Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S to strengthen its global X-ray business

Monday, February 28, 2022

Canon Medical Systems Corporation announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S (“NRT”), a Danish company, headquartered in Aarhus, with advanced technology for the development and manufacture of diagnostic X-ray systems, with the acquisition being completed following the necessary approval procedures. Through this acquisition, Canon Medical opens up access to European-based technology, development, and manufacturing for advanced multipurpose and motorized digital radiographic imaging solutions.

NRT is a Danish high-tech medical equipment manufacturer with a more than 45-year history, engaged in developing and manufacturing multipurpose X-ray fluoroscopy systems and general radiography systems. The company’s strength lies in its product portfolio, focusing on user-friendly high-end systems and constant innovation with medical staff and patients in mind. These quality offerings are key to NRT’s recognition in the healthcare market and continuous business expansion across Europe, which will continue with NRT maintaining operations under its current name.

Canon Medical started its business with the development of Japan’s first domestically produced X-ray tube. Today, it provides a wide range of X-ray systems, from entry-level to high-end solutions, including remote fluoroscopy systems and digital X-ray solutions. With business conducted in more than 150 countries and regions globally, Canon Medical will apply NRT’s expertise in advanced technology, customer satisfaction, and medical regulatory compliance to existing X-ray solutions offerings, further enhancing healthcare delivery in line with Canon Medical’s “Made for Life” commitment to improving the quality of patient care – everywhere.

NRT’s CEO Mogens Ravn commented that NRT is very much looking forward to becoming part of the Canon Group and contributing to global healthcare by offering its advanced technology to the global market. Canon Medical’s President Toshio Takiguchi said, “With the addition of NRT’s high-end segment to our lineup, we will be able to offer our customers even more attractive, flexible, and user-friendly products. We also expect that the synergy with NRT’s advanced technology will provide even more value to Canon’s X-ray systems in the future.”

About Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S

    Company name (web): Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S(https://nrtxray.com/)
    CEO: Mogens Ravn
    Business description: Development and manufacture of X-ray fluoroscopy systems and X-ray general radiography systems
    Year of establishment: 2001
    Headquarters: Aarhus, Denmark
    Number of employees: 40

About Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Canon Medical offers a full range of medical imaging solutions, including CT, Diagnostic and Interventional X-Ray, Ultrasound, and MR, a and a full suite of Healthcare IT solutions across the globe. In line with our continued Made for Life philosophy, patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide medical professionals with solutions that support their efforts in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide. Our goal is to deliver optimum health opportunities for patients through uncompromised performance, comfort and safety features.

At Canon Medical, we work hand in hand with our partners – our medical, academic and research community. We build relationships based on transparency, trust and respect. Together as one, we strive to create industry-leading solutions that deliver an enriched quality of life. For more information, visit the Canon Medical website: https://global.medical.canon.

About Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S
NRT develops, produces and markets diagnostic X-ray systems for the healthcare sector. At the headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark, innovative solutions and a pioneering spirit are key to user-friendly, flexible, and reliable X-ray systems. Since the company was founded in the early 1970’ies, NRT has delivered more than 3500 X-ray systems to more than 1500 end-customers worldwide. The systems represent more than forty individual products that have come to life at NRT to contribute to the continuous improvement of both technologies and processes at the hospitals’ X-ray departments.

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