NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ --
Swissray International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRMI) pioneer and worldwide
leader in direct digital Radiography ddR systems and provider of medical
imaging informatics, announced four (4) orders for ddR systems from
international buyers. The latest hospitals to order Swissray ddR systems are:
Oppland Sentral Hospital, (Lillehammer, Norway).
Vallingby Hospital, (Vallingby, Sweden).
Hospital IGEA (Milano, Italy).
National Cheng Kung University Hospital (Tainan, Taiwan).
Swissray has now built an order backlog that exceeds $US 14 million, 70%
of which is for ddR equipment with the balance representing conventional x-ray
equipment and other revenue sources.
Ruedi G. Laupper, Swissray chairman, president and CEO said: "These
orders from Western Europe and Asia represent success in Swissray's continuing
effort to build a global presence. Swissray's large order backlog from an
increasingly diverse, worldwide marketplace insulates us against market
fluctuations and strongly positions us to build on our ddR market leadership
position. These orders are further evidence that healthcare providers around
the world are ready to embrace ddR technology."
About Swissray International
Swissray is the pioneer and worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing
and marketing of proprietary state of the art direct digital Radiography
technology. This new technology provides high quality radiographic images in
seconds and at a lower cost than conventional radiography because, among other
factors, film and chemical processing are not required.
Worldwide installations include: Loyola University Medical Center,
Chicago, IL; Seaview Radiology P.C., Staten Island, NY; DRA Imaging, P.C.,
Poughkeepsie, NY; University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; U.S.
Federal Penitentiary, Florence, CO; Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston, TX; Hamot
Medical Center, Erie, PA; Intermountain Orthopaedics, Boise, Idaho; Diagnostic
Center, Warsaw, Poland; Regionalspital Langenthal, Switzerland; Medisch
Centrum Alkmaar, Netherlands; Clinic Dortmund, Germany; and several medical
centers in Romania.
For more information about Swissray's family of ddR solutions, products,
and medical imaging informatics, visit the Swissray web site at
This release contains certain forward-looking statements which involve
known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors not under the
company's control which may cause actual results or performance achievements
of the company to be materially different from the results, performance or
expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors
include, but are not limited to, those detailed in the company's periodic
filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: Josef Laupper, Secretary of Swissray International, Inc.,
011-41-41-914-1200; or Jens Dalsgaard, senior vice president of Liviakis
Financial Communications, Inc., 415-389-4670, for Swissray International, Inc.
SOURCE Swissray International, Inc.