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RaySearch enters agreement with Hitachi

RaySearch Laboratories AB has entered into a long-term distribution agreement with Hitachi Medical Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan.

According to the agreement, Hitachi will be fully responsible for marketing, sales and service of RaySearch’s proprietary treatment planning system RayStation on the Japanese market starting from April 1, 2014.

“Hitachi Medical Corporation is a leading distributor of advanced radiation therapy equipment with a long track record and a large installed base, so we are of course delighted that they have elected to partner with RaySearch. We will now work closely together with Hitachi’s experienced experts to satisfy the needs of the Japanese clinics and I am fully convinced that this collaboration will be highly fruitful for both companies”, commented Johan Löf, CEO of RaySearch in a press release.

Hitachi is a distributor of radiation therapy equipment in Japan and represents a wide range of international radiation therapy equipment suppliers. The company was founded in 1949 and has over 5,000 employees globally.