Industry round-up: Danaher, Imaging Sciences, Omtool, BlueChip Technologies

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Imaging Sciences International has been acquired by Danaher Corporation. Hatfield, PA-based Imaging Sciences manufactures, sells, and markets the i-CAT Cone Beam 3D dental imaging system, a 3D imaging system for general practitioners and dental specialists. The technology is able to capture views of critical anatomy, including bone structure and tooth orientation, enables dental professionals to improve patient care by more accurately planning procedures such as implants and oral surgery. According to the company, these advantages have driven adoption of Cone Beam 3D dental imaging solutions, as has the steady growth in general dentistry, implant procedures, oral surgery, temporomandibular joint analysis, and periodontal and orthodontic procedures. In North America, i-CAT is exclusively distributed through Sullivan Schein Dental. i-CAT is distributed outside the United States by several other distributor partners.

Omtool, a provider of document handling technologies has purchased Danvers, Mass-based BlueChip Technologies. The deal is valued at approximately $4.1 million. BlueChip Technologies specializes in document-centric technologies for the healthcare market. The company brings a customer base of over 100 healthcare providers and will put to use in order to augment Omtool’s experience in the healthcare vertical market. It is expected portions of the BlueChip Technologies product line will be leveraged in additional verticals beyond healthcare such as legal and financial services. BlueChip Technologies will become part of Omtool. Omtool will market the BlueChip Technologies solutions as standalone products while integrating them into its larger AccuRoute product line.