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About Summit Industries


Summit Industries is a privately held, Chicago, Illinois based manufacturer and marketer of diagnostic radiographic equipment for the worldwide medical, veterinary and chiropractic markets. The company’s brands have dominant market share in the veterinary and chiropractic markets in the United States and are used worldwide in medical practices including hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, orthopedic surgeons and physician groups.  With an installed base of over 20,000 machines, Summit's end users perform nearly 50 million x-ray procedures annually.

Jim K. Walsh founded the company in 1984 and remains active as its Chairman.  His commitment to quality and continuous  improvement  led to Summit’s ISO 9001 certification and the company’s industry-best warranties. Mr. Walsh’s principles of corporate citizenship have provided employment opportunities in Summit’s culture rich, urban environment.  As such, Summit Industries is a company that is committed to the betterment of its employees, dealers, customers and community.


Summit's Mission Statement:

Summit Industries shall be a recognized leader in the manufacturing and marketing of diagnostic radiographic equipment and, at the same time, make an effort to  improve the social fabric of the community in which we work and live.

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