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History and Milestones

Sound Technology, part of Analogic's ultrasound group, has over twenty years of experience in the design and manufacture of custom, high-performance, high-quality probes for the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) medical ultrasound industry.

2012 - Sound Technology moves to new facility at 401 Science Park Road, State College PA 16803
2010 - Sound Technology purchases Tetrad ultrasound transducer product line from W.L. Gore
2007 - Second generation surgical probe products released
2006 - First complete 3-D endocavity probe products
2004 - Commonwealth of PA - Governor's Export Award for mid-size manufacturing companies
2002 - Commonwealth of PA - Governor's Export Award for mid-size manufacturing companies
2002 - Sound Technology acquired by Analogic Corporation
2000 - Acuson and Sound Technology acquired by Siemens Corporation
1998 - First customer shipments of micro-convex electronic array 3-D acoustic modules
1997 - First 4-way laparoscopic probe products
1995 - First electronic array biplane probe products
1994 - Acquired by Acuson Corporation
1993 - First customer shipments of phased array products
1993 - First R&D for phased arrays; first phased arrays shipped for customer evaluation
1993 - First commercial order and shipments for micro-convex/endocavity array products
1992 - First endocavity arrays shipped for customer evaluation
1991 - R&D for first endocavity probes
1990 - First customer shipments of electronic arrays
1989 - Revenues exceed US $1M
1989 - First electronic arrays shipped for customer evaluation
1988 - R&D for first electronic linear and curved linear arrays
1987 - First customer shipments of Sound Technology's single element products; first international customer shipments
1987 - Sound Technology, Inc. (STI) founded and incorporated as a privately held Pennsylvania corporation