AccSys finds Japanese distributor

October 1, 1997

AccSys Technology of Pleasanton, CA, has signed on Imatron Japan to distribute its Pulsar line of linear accelerators. AccSys believes linear accelerators can make PET radioisotopes less expensively than cyclotrons. Imatron Japan will have exclusive

AccSys Technology of Pleasanton, CA, has signed on Imatron Japan to distribute its Pulsar line of linear accelerators. AccSys believes linear accelerators can make PET radioisotopes less expensively than cyclotrons. Imatron Japan will have exclusive rights to Pulsar products for the next three years in exchange for order guarantees and a major investment in AccSys. Imatron Japan was formed in 1993 to sell and service Imatron ultrafast CT scanners in Japan, and the South San Francisco, CA, company has a minority interest in the distributor.