Summit Industries is a privately held, Chicago, Illinois based manufacturer and marketer of diagnostic radiographic equipment for the worldwide medical, veterinary and chiropractic markets. The company's brands have dominant market share in the veterinary and chiropractic markets in the United States and are used worldwide in medical practices including hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, orthopedic surgeons and physician groups. With an installed base of over 20,000 machines, Summit's end users perform nearly 50 million x-ray procedures annually. Jim K. Walsh founded the company in 1984 and remains active as its Chairman. His commitment to quality and continuous improvement led to Summit's ISO 9001 certification and the company's industry-best warranties.