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North Star Imaging Opening Inspection Lab on East Coast

North Star Imaging (NSI) will open a new Inspection Services & Applications Laboratory to support customers in the East Coast. This facility will offer inspection services and support for existing and new customers...


CT Metrology Investigation of Detector Alignment

The influence of detector misalignment on Computed Tomography (CT) measurement accuracy was recently investigated with a NSI CXMM 50 and presented at the 2017 EUSPEN conference in Hannover, Germany.


Introducing the X3000 DR & CT X-ray System

The X3000 system has just been released by North Star Imaging as an answer to customers needing a compact system with unique capabilities generally available on a larger X-ray or CT system.


North Star Imaging Introduces robotiX

North Star Imaging is pleased to announce a new add-on device that can be incorporated into standard and existing NSI X-ray & Computed Tomography (CT) systems for automatic part loading and unloading – robotiX.


NSI AT SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING & ELECTRONICS EXHIBITION 2017

Visit Stand K127


VISIT NORTH STAR IMAGING AT JEC WORLD 2017

NSI will be an exhibitor at JEC World, Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Booth E73.


NSI Exhibiting at TCT Asia 2017, Shanghai

See us at Booth N5-M14 in Shanghai March 8-10


North Star Imaging Irvine Celebrates 1 Year with Open House : A Joint Event with Instron

NSI Irvine is celebrating 1-year of successful business with an Open House on March 2nd. Guests will learn about digital industrial X-ray and Computed Tomography systems and as-needed inspection services......


NIST using Computed Tomography for Accurate Artifact Measurement

NSI has partnered with NIST on a cooperative R&D project to evaluate and advance the metrological capabilities of CT technology.


New Innovations at APEX 2017

Interested in X-ray Computed Tomography but always thought it was too time consuming for the production environment? NSI has recently developed a number of Computed Tomography (CT) production solutions to aid CT users.  One of these helps improve the…


North Star Imaging at iCT 2017

North Star Imaging will be an exhibitor at the 7th Conference on Industrial Computer Tomography (CT) from February 7-9 in Leuven, Belgium. Industry leaders and specialists from Europe, the USA and Asia will be gathering for this 3-day event to discuss…


The Grand Opening of North Star Imaging Asia

The new NSI Asia Suzhou office had its grand opening on November 16th. Customers and our some of representatives in Asia joined our staff on that day to listen to presentations made by George Qiao (NSI Asia Business Development Manager, Sheng Yue (NSI…


TEC Eurolab Installs NSI X7000 for Industrial Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography (CT) has the unique capability to detect internal defects and to perform a full dimensional analysis of the inspected objects without the need of destroying or disassembling the objects themselves. It's the perfect technology to assist our customers...


New interview with NSI's Product Manager featured in Aerospace Testing International Magazine

Product Manager, Nick Brinkhoff explains how a new software module enhances CT Scans for NDT.


NSI Featured on the Cover of Insight - Official Journal of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing

The October cover of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing shows a failed windshield washer fluid pump with oxidized wiring.Oxidization or rust prevents the windshield wiper’s motorized pressure pump from moving washer fluid from its reservoir…


North Star Imaging Opens New Office in China

North Star Imaging (NSI) has opened its first digital industrial X-ray and Computed Tomography (CT) facility in Suzhou, China. This demonstration and inspection services laboratory is open to provide services & market applications to the Asian market.


Manufacturing Today Magazine Interview with NSI - The Measure of Success

North Star Imaging has grown significantly in its 30-year history to become a domestic leader in non-destructive testing equipment.


Visit NSI at the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing International Conference in the UK

NSI UK Exhibiting at the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing International Conference, July 12-14, Nottingham, UK


See NSI at ESB 2016! / Voir NSI à ESB 2016!

North Star Imaging will be exhibiting at the 2016 European Society of Biomechanics Congress in Lyon, France on July 10-13.


North Star Imaging West Coast Attains Quality Accreditation

NSI Irvine ISO 19001 Quality Certified


140 Experience an Excellent Symposium

NSI’s Successful 30th Anniversary Technical Symposium St. Michael, Minnesota, May 19, 2016 – 140 participants gathered for a 2-day Non-Destructive Testing knowledge sharing conference in a unique environment at St. Michael Cinema in St. Michael, Minnesota,…


NSI Celebrates 30 years of Ingenuity

From a small enterprise to a global X-ray & CT systems and inspection service provider Rogers, MN, January 7, 2016 – North Star Imaging (NSI), a manufacturer of digital X-ray and Computed Tomography (CT) systems for industrial applications, is celebrating…


North Star Imaging Featured in Tablets & Capsules Magazine

Computerized axial tomography (CAT), also known as CT, has been used in clinics and hospitals for decades and has become a life-saving diagnostic tool. The technology is also responsible for significant advances in industrial and scientific applications,…


North Star Imaging Opening West Coast Inspection Lab

North Star Imaging will open a new Inspection Services & Applications Laboratory on Oct. 1 to support customers in the West Coast. This facility will offer inspection services and support for existing and new customers using a state of the art X5000 digital…


Introducing a system designed for metrology

The CXMM 50 X-ray Metrology SystemThe new CXMM 50  is an X-ray based coordinate measurement machine engineered for Metrology applications. This latest addition to NSI’s standard portfolio of X-ray Computed Tomography systems has a robust design for precise…


North Star Imaging Europe expands to the United Kingdom and Ireland

North Star Imaging Europe now has direct sales representation throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. With nearly 30 years of experience in Non-Destructive testing, North Star Imaging designs, develops software, and manufactures 2D digital radiography and 3D computed tomography equipment. Unlike cross sections and conventional x-ray images, computed tomography provides a three dimensional image of the inside and outside of a component.


More than 100 X-Ray and CT professionals gathered in Otsego, MN for the 2014 NSI X-ray and CT Symposium

The 2014 North Star Imaging, Inc. X-ray and CT Symposium attracted a huge crowd with guests attending from as far away as Korea and Italy.


North Star Imaging to add class 1.3 and 1.4 explosives handling to capabilities list

Minneapolis, MN – Internationally renowned North Star Imaging, a leader in industrial 2D and 3D X ray scanning services has announced today that it is now federally licensed to handle and scan class 1.3 and 1.4 explosives at their corporate headquarters…


North Star Imaging, Inc. is now ISO 9001 Certified

North Star Imaging, Inc. is excited to announce that they are now ISO 9001:2008 certified. Throughout the last 12 months, NSI has implemented a significant amount of changes and improvements to their Quality System.


TEC Eurolab Roadshow: Industrial Computed Tomography

NSI EU partners, TEC Eurolab, recently hosted a roadshow at the Ferrari museum in Italy. The successful event primordially focused on Industrial X-ray Computed Tomography.


North Star Imaging, Inc. Releases efX-CT 1.6 and efX-DR 1.0

North Star Imaging has unveiled its latest versions of Computed Tomography and Digital Radiography software - efX-CT 1.6 and efX-DR 1.0.


Extending Computed Tomography to new Dimensions

Paris, March 2013 - At Control 2013 in Stuttgart/Germany, North Star Imaging Europe (NSI, www.4nsi.com) will introduce on stand 5134 in hall 5 a further extension to its existing range of X-ray test systems for large sized objects, and give a first insight into their unique developments in 4D Computed Tomography


VSG and North Star Imaging sign joint partnership agreement

Bordeaux, France and Rogers, Minnesota - January 30, 2013 --- FEI’s Visualization Sciences Group (VSG) and North Star Imaging (NSI) announce the signing of an OEM partnership agreement between the two companies.


Grand Opening - NSI Europe

Join us for a Grand Opening Celebration at North Star Imaging's new local facility in Paris, France!


Taking 3D X-ray Inspection to a New Dimension – 4D Computed Tomography

North Star Imaging, Inc. (NSI) (Rogers, MN) has developed and now offers the latest groundbreaking Industrial X-ray technology – 4-Dimensional X-ray Computed Tomography (4D CT).  NSI’s patent pending product is something never seen before and is considered…


North Star Imaging, Inc. on CNN News

North Star Imaging, Inc. was recently featured on Business Day TV with Terry Bradshaw. Business day is “a television show that informs viewers on a variety of topics, trends and relevant issues impacting our nation and the world.


NSI Making its Europe Debut at the Control Show in Germany

North Star Imaging, Inc. will make its European debut at Control 2012 in Stuttgart, Germany this May.


North Star Imaging, Inc. Receives 2010 Frost & Sullivan Award

North Star Imaging, Inc. (NSI) received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2010 Global X-ray Inspection Systems New Product Innovation of the Year Award for their in-line computed tomography system, the eXpress-CT.


eXpress-CT system featured in the New York Times

North Star Imaging’s revolutionary inline computed tomography system, the eXpress-CT, appears in the New York Times.


North Star Imaging is now an ITW company

North Star Imaging, Inc. was acquired by Illinois Tool Works on November 5, 2010.


Quality Innovations Column - The 6 Second Scan

Quality Magazine’s Quality Innovations column features NSI’s new In-line Computed Tomography system, the eXpress-CT.June 2010


NSI Expands Their Corporate Facility by 33%

In order to keep up with the growing market demand for North Star Imaging’s (NSI) X-ray and Computed Tomography systems and service, NSI has expanded their corporate facility by 33%. Jan. 2010


3D Dental Scanning with X-ray Computed Tomography

North Star Imaging has released a new webpage solely dedicated to 3D Scanning of Dental Impressions. Dec. 2009


New Electronics X-ray Inspection Flyer

Download the new Electronics Inspection Flyer! May 2009


efX-ct Software

Introducing North Star Imaging's efX CT software, the fastest and easiest to use CT software on the market today. efX is a powerful CT software that includes CT calibration, Cone-Beam reconstruction, 3D real time visualization and analysis tools in the same interface. October 2008


Our Fastest CT System Delivered to Boeing

Boeing Company just acquired a NSI M5000 CT system with the latest in hardware and software technology. With the new stable-focalspot microfocus X-ray tube, a high resolution flat panel detector and an 8-axis programmable manipulator for complex digital radiography inspection.   August 2008


CT Scan of Fossil

North Star's X-View ISG Inspection Services Group was recently contacted with an exciting and unique request. The Science Museum of Minnesota wanted x-ray images of a fossilized Jurassic period crocodile skull that had been discovered on a ranch in Wyoming. June 2008


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