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Company Overview of Nordion Inc.

Company Overview

Nordion Inc., a health science company, provides various products and services for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Sterilization Technologies and Medical Isotopes. The Sterilization Technologies segment offers Cobalt-60, a radioactive metal that emits radiation and sterilizes items by destroying contaminating micro-organisms; and dosimetry and professional services, as well as designs, constructs, and maintains commercial gamma sterilization systems. The Medical Isotopes segment provides various products that are used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including cardiac and neurological conditions, and various typ...

447 March Road

Ottawa, ON K2K 1X8


Founded in 1946

400 Employees





Key Executives for Nordion Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Senior Vice-President of Corporate Services
Chief Operating Officer of Specialty Isotopes and General Manager of Sterilization Technologies
Vice-President of Public and Government Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Nordion Inc. Key Developments

Nordion Inc. and Bruce Power Limited Partnership Sign MOU to Supply HAS Cobalt-60

Nordion Inc. and Bruce Power Limited Partnership have signed a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, for the supply of high specific activity, or HAS, Cobalt-60, also referred to as medical-grade Cobalt. This type of Cobalt-60 is produced in a limited number of nuclear reactors globally and used in radiation-based treatment of cancer and other diseases in Canada and around the world. We're using promising new technology in Bruce Power's reactors, adding to the contribution they will make through Ontario's Long Term Energy Plan.

MDS and MATRIXX Software Partners to Deliver End-to-End Solution for Digital Service Providers

MDS and MATRIXX Software announced a partnership to engage increased innovation for service providers as they transition to Digital. MDS has integrated MATRIXX’s Unified Policy and Charging product into its Customer Management Platform (CMP). Together, this powerful solution provides DSPs with exciting new service capabilities for a fully end-to-end customer experience. MDS has an established and proven history of successfully supporting service providers to rapidly launch and monetise services. MATRIXX enhances this strategy byproviding new, patented technology for real-time convergent charging and policy proven to handle the surge in digital transactions across 4G networks and advanced devices. The combined solution delivers the agility and innovation that today’s DSPs need to compete.

Dixons MVNO iD Taps Billing Platform from Tech Mahindra and MDS

Tech Mahindra and MDS have signed a strategic global agreement and signed Dixons Carphone's new MVNO, iD, as their first joint client. Tech Mahindra has implemented MDS' billing and customer management solution and will manage the entire services infrastructure for Dixons Carphone iD, which will operate over the 3 UK network.

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