Brian Ruether has been in the industrial x-ray business for nearly 25 years. After graduating from Ridgewater College in 1989, Brian went to work for Goodrich Aerospace in Burnsville, MN in their Product Improvement Laboratory, performing digital x-ray imaging services on a variety of aerospace components for both quality control and failure analysis.
From 1995 through 1998, Brian worked for Scientific Measurement Systems (SMS) in Austin, TX as an application/project engineer. SMS pioneered the field of industrial computed tomography, developing both hardware and software. During his time at SMS he helped develop and deploy computed tomography systems used in facilities world wide in a vast array of industries.
Brian joined North Star Imaging (NSI) in 1998 and started NSI on the path to systems development and manufacturing. During his 14-year tenure as Vice President of Operation and Technology, NSI became the industry leading developer and manufacturer of industrial x-ray imaging and computed tomography imaging solutions.