Varian Medical Systems

Varian Medical Systems focuses energy on saving lives by equipping the world with advanced technology for fighting cancer and for X-ray imaging.  The company is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiation. Varian provides comprehensive solutions for radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy, and supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is also a premier supplier of X-ray imaging components, including tubes, digital detectors, cables and connectors as well as image processing software and workstations for use in medical and industrial settings, as well as for security and non-destructive testing. The company employs approximately 7,500 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and sales and support offices around the world.

Varian’s UK operation is the home of precise patient positioning systems for Varian. Located at Crawley in the heart of the Gatwick Diamond business region, just 30 minutes south of London, Varian Medical Systems UK is a diverse business hub employing 230 people working within multiple corporate and business unit support functions. Among the products manufactured in Crawley are the high-performance couches that equip the company’s medical linear accelerators.

Varian equips the majority of the UK’s radiotherapy departments with advanced treatment and imaging systems, as well as planning and oncology information management software, to enable clinicians to quickly and efficiently deliver the most modern forms of radiotherapy and radiosurgery.