Milestones

•In 1978, approved for establishment by State First Ministry of Machine-Building Industry;

•In 1983, developed the first ultrasound imaging system in China;

•In 1986, introduced B/W ultrasound technology and production line from Hitachi Japan;

•In 1997, acquired color Doppler ultrasound technology and production line from ATL US, the first of its kind in China;

•In 1997, certified by ISO 9001, FDA and CE;

•In 2003, developed advanced digital ultrasound imaging systems, which became a competitive alternative to foreign-brand products;

•In 2005, launched full digital color Doppler ultrasound systems, marking the start to increase penetration rate of such products in China;

•In 2008, launched a new generation of color Doppler ultrasound systems, which represents China’s R&D strength in mid and high end color Doppler;

•In 2008, released a series of digital ultrasonic flaw detectors; •In 2008, developed the live 3D(4D) volume probe, the first of its kind in China;

•In 2009, released a series of real-time 3D (4D) color Doppler systems, and the world’s first real-time 3D (4D) system based on B/W ultrasound platform, which opened a new era for popular application of real-time 3D (4D) ultrasound;

•In 2009, developed China’s first phased array ultrasonic flaw detector;

•In 2009, breakthrough in elastographic imaging;

•In 2010, digital radiography systems released for commercial distribution, a milestone in SIUI’s product diversification;

•In 2011, released China’s first live 3D(4D) endocavity volume probe, strengthening SIUI’s dominant presence in real-time 3D (4D) ultrasound technology.