June 3rd, 2020 - Teledyne e2v US, a business unit of Teledyne Digital Imaging US, Inc., has announced today that it has appointed RS&A Inc, a USA based independent service provider of medical equipment, as its distributor of its linear accelerator medical and industrial products in the Americas. In turn, RS&A Inc has appointed Invita Medical as its exclusive subcontractor for distribution of Teledyne e2V products in South America.
Teledyne e2v has more than 60 years’ experience designing, manufacturing and delivering high-quality products used in radiotherapy, security and industrial applications. It is the established market leader for the supply of medical magnetrons, thyratrons and solid-state modulators in radiotherapy systems: vital components for generating the microwave power required for the radiation treatment of tumours. These products will now be available through RS&A in the Americas and distributed exclusively in South America by Invita Medical.
RS&A was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in North Carolina. Invita Medical was founded in 2015 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Both companies are leading independent service partners within the radiation oncology market, providing linear accelerator (linac) service, parts, and equipment. Through this relationship, Invita Medical offers immediate access to Teledyne e2v products throughout South America, including an enhanced warranty and technical support process. RS&A and Invita Medical are committed to being good partners to the linac engineer community, supporting research and troubleshooting initiatives of Teledyne e2v products to improve system performance.
DJ Conrad, President at RS&A, said “Invita Medical is well known for its customer support, technical expertise and innovation, and high-quality service in radiation oncology. Our company cultures are closely aligned and we have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship for many years. This official distribution agreement allows us to improve collaboration and better support the service community in South America, having a direct and lasting positive impact on patient care. I look forward to a long and successful relationship with the Invita team.”
Luciano Barros, President of Invita Medical, said “Invita is excited to be able to offer Teledyne e2v’s magnetrons, thyratrons and accessories for sale and support in South America. This distribution agreement with RS&A strengthens our product portfolio in support in the linac service community. Collaborating and learning together is critical to our collective ability to have a lasting impact in cancer care.”
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About Teledyne e2v
Teledyne e2v is part of the Teledyne Imaging Group. Its innovations lead developments in healthcare, life sciences, space, transportation, defence, security and industry markets. Teledyne e2v’s partners with its customers to improve, save and protect people’s lives. Teledyne e2v’s thyratrons, magnetrons, solid state modulators and sub-systems deliver high performance solutions across radiotherapy, security and industrial applications. Teledyne e2v’s unique approach involves listening to customers, understanding market trends and technical challenges to design and deliver technically innovative solutions.
For more information visit www.Teledyne-e2v.com
About RS&A Inc
RSA is a privately-owned company founded in 1995 and based in North Carolina. They are an ISO 9001:2015 Certified independent service provider for radiotherapy equipment, most notably external beam linear accelerators (Varian, Elekta, Siemens). For over 25-years, RSA has supported the oncology community by delivering responsive, personable, and proactive service to help clients deliver their best care. Learn more about their company, their culture, and their services at www.rsa-inc.com. We look forward to meeting you!
For more information visit www.rsa-inc.com
About Invita Medical
Invita medical group is a privately-owned company and leading independent service provider for linear accelerators (linacs) in Brazil. Invita has over 50 employees, most of them with more than 20 years of experience in the radiotherapy market and is growing it’s footprint throughout Latin America with early expansion into Colombia. Invita ́s brand promise is to deliver fast, assertive and efficient support to reduce equipment downtime and to optimize the delivery of care to cancer patients. Invita is dedicated to improving the provider’s bottom line which, in turn, directly affects the quality of treatments, and patient recovery. In order to fully support the entire radiotherapy process, Invita represents a range of manufacturers and devices that contribute to improved cancer care, maintenance and service for linear accelerators, most notably for Varian, Elekta and Siemens models.
For more information visit www.invita.net.br