Toshiba And United Medical Instruments, Inc (UMI) Announce A New Distribution Agreement

June 11, 2012

TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH UNITED MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS TO DISTRIBUTE ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS

TUSTIN, Calif., – To meet the increased need for advanced ultrasound equipment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has partnered with United Medical Instruments (UMI), a worldwide provider of new and pre-owned ultrasound systems, parts and transducers, to sell Toshiba's ultrasound systems to the private physician office and clinic market in the U.S.

"The private office space has a growing need for advanced ultrasound solutions, especially for musculoskeletal applications," said Tomohiro Hasegawa, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Toshiba. "Toshiba's ultrasound systems offer cutting-edge visualization features with breakthrough technology, and we are looking forward to making a tremendous impact in the office market."

Under this agreement, UMI will act as distributor of Toshiba's ultrasound product line to the office market. With more than 20 sales and applications specialists throughout the U.S., UMI will provide private physicians greater access to Toshiba ultrasound systems and solutions.

"We are excited to represent the Toshiba line of ultrasound equipment to private-practice physicians and look forward to providing solutions for the OB/GYN, musculoskeletal, vein and pain management markets," said Mansoor Ghanavati, president and CEO, UMI. "The innovative ultrasound solutions from Toshiba provide an excellent opportunity for physicians looking to take their practice to the next level."

For more information on UMI, please visit www.umiultrasound.com/.

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US $74 billion).

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