Digital mammography alliance goes through

March 19, 2003

Hologic and Agfa have finalized an agreement under which Hologic will manufacture a digital mammography system to be private-labeled and distributed by Agfa in certain international markets. The system, which Agfa will call Embrace, will be built around

Hologic and Agfa have finalized an agreement under which Hologic will manufacture a digital mammography system to be private-labeled and distributed by Agfa in certain international markets. The system, which Agfa will call Embrace, will be built around Hologic's flat-panel amorphous selenium technology but will include Agfa image processing and information technology. The Joint Development and OEM Purchase Agreement is an outgrowth of a Letter of Intent signed by the two companies in April 2002.