January 27, 2011 – Varian Medical Systems has entered into a three-year, $450 million contract with Toshiba Medical Systems. Under the agreement, Varian will supply medical imaging subcomponents to Toshiba for integration into its diagnostic imaging equipment.
"We are very proud to announce this contract as it marks the latest chapter in our 30 plus year relationship with Toshiba Medical Systems," said Robert Kluge, corporate senior vice president at Varian. "Over the years, our two companies have developed a close cooperation at all levels of the business. We have complementary design engineering and manufacturing capabilities, and work together well to realize new products and improve existing ones."
Varian supplies X-ray tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, dental, veterinary, scientific and industrial applications. The company also manufactures medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy.