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 http://www.swissray.com. 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.
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