April 7, 2011 – Esaote International NV will acquire 3mensio Medical Imaging BV in order to expand its role in healthcare information technology (IT). Following this acquisition, Pie Medical Imaging BV (PMI), a group company of the Esaote group, and 3mensio have announced that they have joined their business activities.
“PMI and 3mensio have a shared vision on how to develop highly innovative technological software solutions to support health care providers,” said Boudewijn Verstraelen, CEO of PMI. “With 3mensio and its 3-D/4-D visualization technology we will be able to accelerate the realization of the tools that our customers need for optimal treatment of their patients.”
“We believe that our opportunities for continued growth and expansion will be best realized through the additional scale and resources that Pie Medical Imaging and the Esaote group can provide,” said Frank Wessels, 3mensio’s founder and CTO, who will continue to lead the technical team.
Pie Medical Imaging develops and delivers software solutions that drive next-generation diagnostics and research. Esaote is a manufacturer of ultrasound equipment and dedicated MRI.
For more information: www.piemedicalimaging.com