PALO ALTO, Calif. and JUNDIAI, Brazil, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ribbon-cutting ceremony involving company executives and government officials, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced the opening of its new facility in Jundiai, Brazil. One of its most comprehensive regional centers, Varian's new 50,600-square foot facility is located in the Multivias Industrial Park and currently features a demonstration room, two training classrooms and a fully-equipped Varian Trilogy® linear accelerator for hands-on training. In 2018 the manufacturing and warehousing areas of the facility will become operational. As its dedicated education and training headquarters for Latin America, Varian has already begun holding classes in Jundiaí.
"We are excited that this facility is now open and demonstrates our long-standing commitment and partnership with the Brazilian Ministry of Health in the fight against cancer and increase the access to advanced radiotherapy treatment in the country and across Latin America," said Humberto Izidoro, Varian Medical Systems' managing director in Brazil. "In the first year, we estimate that we will train up to 300 clinicians and therapists on the use of radiotherapy equipment, treatment plans and techniques."
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Varian Medical Systems focuses energy on saving lives and is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating and managing cancer. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Varian employs approximately 6,600 people around the world. For more information, visit http://www.varian.com and follow @VarianMedSys on Twitter.
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