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1971 Elliott Medical Automation was a member company of GEC Medical Equipment
1981 GEC acquired Picker Corporation, an American manufacturer of medical imaging equipment
Picker was then merged with the medical instrument division of Cambridge Instrument Co, GEC Medical, and American Optical to form Picker International, 80 percent owned by GEC and 20 percent by Cambridge Instruments.
1999 Company name changed to Marconi Medical Systems.
2001 Marconi Medical Systems purchased by Philips Electronics