Swedish medical device company Elekta AB is moving its North American headquarters in Atlanta in anticipation of increased growth.

Fueled largely by developing countries, the company expects to hire 100 new workers in metro Atlanta over the next five years.

Elekta provides radiation therapy machines to treat cancer and software to manage patient care. About 10 percent of cancer patients, or 1.2 million people, are treated with its equipment.

Stockholm-based Elekta, which employs about 3,300 people around the world, is moving the local office from Norcross to The Terraces at Perimeter in Dunwoody

For more on the company's international growth, read: Exports, Emerging Markets Drive Sweden's Elekta

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