NSI was founded in 1986 in Minnesota. Illinois Tool Works
(ITW) acquired the company in 2010. Today, North Star Imaging has 6 global
facilities to serve its’ customers.
North Star Imaging ranks among the most sophisticated global resource for Turn-Key industrial 2D & 3D Digital Radiography & Computed Tomography (CT) X-ray equipment. Industrial X-ray scanning is often used for R&D, Failure Analysis, Quality Control, Internal Measurements, High-Speed 3D Scanning, 3D Metrology & more. X-ray scanning allows users to view & inspect the external & internal structures of a part without opening or destroying it. NSI's efX® CT integrates the most powerful CT reconstruction & visualization software available, including modules for calibration, measurement, real-time density segmentation & surface extraction (point cloud & CAD capabilities). This technology is used in Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Medical Device & other industries. NSI also offers as-needed Inspection Service at their 6 global sites in Minnesota, California, France, UK, China & at the new site in Massachusetts and, Non-Destructive (NDT) Training classes. NSI is ISO 9001:2015 certified.