DRIVE Ltd. Success Story

  • March 27, 1845 Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen was born.
  • November 8, 1895 Roentgen discovered X-rays.
  • In 1901 Roentgen won Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery.
  1. 1992 July 14 DRIVE Ltd. was established.
  2. 1993 we supplied first in Belarus batch of blue sensitive film Retina XBM.
  3. 1996 we installed first in Belarus automatic X-ray film developing processor, the Kodak X-Omat M6B. We introduced a new technology to Belarus which resulted in radiologists’ migration from manual developing, improved image quality and reduced patients’ exposure.
  4. 1997 we started creating the best service department of medical equipment in Belarus.
  5. 1997 we supplied first in Belarus medical laser printer for x-ray film was supplied, the Kodak KELP 1120. We introduced a new technology to Belarus which facilitated migration to eco-friendly “dry” x-ray film developing.
  6. 1999 we sold and installed our first X-ray unit.
  7. 2000 we first in Belarus started implementing green-sensitive screen-film systems. We introduced a new technology which significantly improved image quality and reduced patients’ exposure.
  8. 2000 we registered standard specifications, launched own production line and installed first own-produced X-ray Kosmos unit.
  9. 2000 we commissioned our first automatic contrast agent injector for MRI.
  10. 2003 we installed first in Belarus CR systems and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS). We introduced a new technology to Belarus which significantly boosted image acquisition and processing quality for radiologists.
  11. 2003 our team has installed and commissioned our first units outside of Belarus.
  12. 2010 we registered standard specifications, launched own production line and installed first own-produced medical viewing stations and imaging archives.
  13. 2012 the first in Belarus DR system was supplied. We introduced a new technology which boosted speed and quality of image acquiring and processing.
  14. 2012 we supplied our first MRI unit.
  15. 2012 we registered standard specifications, launched a new production line and installed first own-produced X-ray Sputnik unit.
  16. 2013 we started export shipping of own-produced radiology units.
  17. Since 2015, only our company on Belarusian market has achieved and is constantly improving its results:  
    • we have supplied more than 50% of X-ray units in Belarus;
    • we hold absolute leadership in production, installation and service of digital X-ray systems: PACS and digital X-ray image management systems.
  18. Since 2016, only our company on Belarusian market posts online and in social networks a lot of useful information for X-ray professionals:
  19. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Carestream Health has been naming us the best service department and the best digital X-ray units and software dealer on xUSSR territory.
  20. Since 2017, only our company on Belarusian market:
  21. Since 2020 only our company has entered into contracts of a service representative with local Belmedtehnika service centers, and has implemented mandatory periodic training and quality monitoring of its service personnel on site. We constantly control service quality of units supplied by us, even if it’s not cvovered by service contract!

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