Hologic, Del Global strike DR deal

February 25, 2004

Del Global has licensed the rights and trademarks to digital radiography systems originally developed, manufactured, and marketed by Hologic. The agreement between the two companies paves the way for Del Global to begin manufacturing the

Del Global has licensed the rights and trademarks to digital radiography systems originally developed, manufactured, and marketed by Hologic. The agreement between the two companies paves the way for Del Global to begin manufacturing the direct-to-digital general radiography systems under the Epex, Epex ER, DR1000, Omniflex, and Radex brand names. Hologic will support the transfer of manufacturing from its Bedford, MA, facility to a Del facility in Chicago. Also in collaboration with Del, Hologic will provide ongoing service support to customers, as well as its DirectRay detector for integration into Del's finished products. The licensing agreement reflects a strategic shift by Hologic management away from manufacturing finished digital radiography equipment for sale to end users in favor of supplying digital detectors to OEMs.