After a strong fourth quarter, SonoSite Inc, Wash, announces its full year revenue for 2008 was up 19% compared to 2007 to $243.5 million.
Represented in more than 100 countries, SonoSite designs and manufactures point-of-care, hand-carried ultrasound systems.
The company’s international revenue saw a great leap, growing 26% to $126.8 million. During the year, SonoSite delivered several new products and upgrades to its S series and M-Turbo product lines, which the company partially attributes to its growth.
Looking to the future, the company hopes to maintain its current level of profitability and even to increase operating income by at least 10% in 2009.
A conference call discussing the results was held on February 12 at 4:30 pm ET. An audio replay of the call can be accessed on SonoSite’s Web site.