North Star Imaging (NSI) began in the field of industrial X-ray Testing in 1986 in Minnesota. The Company built its first Digital Radiography equipment in 1991 and first Computed Tomography system in 2002. From 2006, NSI widened its services and added an Inspection Services Group offering need based scanning for anyone needing X-ray and/or computed tomography scanning. In 2010, the company was acquired by ITW, a global company with 49,000 employees across 57 countries.
Today, North Star Imaging has facilities in Paris (France), the United Kingdom, Irvine (California), Marlborough (Massachusetts), and Suzhou (China). NSI also designs, develops software, and manufactures X-ray and CT equipment. NSI is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.