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Direct Conversion and Varex Imaging

Innovation in research, development and production

Global Leaders in X-ray Detectors

In April 2019, Direct Conversion was acquired by The Varex Imaging Corporation, combining the expertise of both companies, and the experience Varex has in volume manufacturing and X-ray.

The Varex Imaging Corporation is a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer of X-ray imaging components, which include X-ray tubes, digital detectors and other image processing solutions that are key components of X-ray imaging systems. With a 65+ year history of successful innovation, Varex’s products are used in medical imaging as well as in industrial and security imaging applications. Global OEM manufacturers incorporate the company’s X-ray sources, digital detectors, connecting devices and imaging software in their systems to detect, diagnose and protect. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Varex employs approximately 2,000 people located at manufacturing and service center sites in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information about Varex, visit

Direct Conversion: Innovators with a History

For 20 years we have provided detectors into imaging systems that are used across the globe by a broad range of customers: dentists, radiographers, surgeons, engineers, food scientists, nuclear technologists. Headquartered near Stockholm, Sweden, with facilities across the globe, we are the world’s largest manufacturer of cadmium telluride (CdTe) detectors.

  • First to deliver affordable photon counting detection
  • First to incorporate CdTe in commercial X-ray detectors
  • In-house dedicated ISO cleanroom for hybridization
  • Proprietary IP in production and technology
  • Patented bonding process
  • Unique ASIC design
  • ISO 13485

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