Nordion Inc is a Canada-based health science company. The Company provides products used for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. It is a provider of gamma technologies and medical isotopes. The Company’s products are used daily by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, clinics and research laboratories. Nordion has a base of over 500 customers to whom it supplies isotopes for cardiac imaging, targeted cancer treatments and sterilization of medical products. In addition, Nordion collaborates with its customers to bring medical imaging agents and radiotherapeutics to market. Nordion is engaged in the design, construction and maintenance of commercial gamma sterilization systems. It is also a supplier of cobalt-60, the isotope that produces the gamma radiation required to destroy harmful micro-organisms.