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ETS-Lindgren MRI Distributor Wins Top Siemens Award

Mr. Tugrul Gunay (left), Siemens Director of Supply Chain Management, presents the “Supplier of the Year” award in the medical sector to Ugur Sevilir of Aref Medical Technical Services, ETS-Lindgren’s MRI distributor in Turkey.GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Illinois, November 7, 2011 – Siemens Inc. announced several top award winners at its inaugural “Supplier Day” held at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Istanbul, Turkey . The company’s coveted “Supplier of the Year” award was given in five distinct categories to the leading company that most fully exemplifies Siemens’ core values of quality and customer service. In the the Health Category, ETS-Lindgren’s exclusive distributor in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) shielding, Aref Medical Technical Services, Ltd, received the “Supplier of the Year” award. Based in Turkey, Aref Medical Technical Services is a key provider of ETS-Lindgren MRI shielding solutions and services.

Siemens’ Mr. Tugrul Gunay, Director of Supply Chain Management, presented the Health Category Award to U?ur Sevilir of Aref. Mr. Sevilir was commended for his company’s outstanding MRI shielding products and services. In the award presentation, Aref Medical Technical Services was cited as the top medical sector supplier in Turkey.

“We are very proud of the staff at Aref Medical Technical Services for winning this prestigous award,” said Ben Turner, Vice President, Global Business Development-Medical for ETS-Lindgren. “Considering the thousands of companies that competed for this award, it is rewarding to know Aref was recognized for providing the highest quality MRI shielding solutions - solutions which are designed and manufactured by ETS-Lindgren. It’s gratifying to see their success and partner with a company that shares our commitment to customer service.”

ETS-Lindgren offers a wide variety of complete MRI shielding solutions and services that protect the image quality and functionality of MRI magnets, such as those manufactured by Siemens. Quality shielding is critical to ensure the presence of ferrous materials does not adversely impact operation of the magnet. ETS-Lindgren has partnered with thousands of MRI hospitals and facilities worldwide in providing state-of-the-art turn-key solutions, accessories such as specialty doors, filters, LED lighting and ferromagnetic detection systems, as well as site planning consulting services.

For more information on the MRI products and services provided by ETS-Lindgren, including educational technical papers, articles and videos, click here. To learn more about Aref Medical Technical Services, Ltd, visit them at

About ETS-Lindgren

ETS-Lindgren is an international manufacturer of components and systems that measure, shield, and control electromagnetic and acoustic energy. The company's products are used for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), microwave and wireless testing, electromagnetic field (EMF) measurement, radio frequency (RF) personal safety monitoring, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and control of acoustic environments.

Headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, ETS-Lindgren has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of ESCO Technologies, a leading supplier of engineered products for growing industrial and commercial markets. ESCO is a New York Stock Exchange listed company (symbol ESE) with headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. Additional information about ETS-Lindgren is available at Additional information about ESCO and its subsidiaries is available at

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