Today, leading producer of 3D and 2D visualization surgical solutions, Viking Systems, Inc. announced that the company has signed a distribution agreement with Universal Medicalcare to sell its new 3DHD Vision System in Mexico.

Universal Medicalcare is a medical products distribution company whose parent company, Universal Cargo, is one of the leading logistics companies in Mexico. By teaming up with a company that has such a large presence in Mexico, Viking Systems is in a prime position to grow its presence and reputation in neighboring countries.

Jed Kennedy, President and CEO of Viking Systems, remarked, “This agreement increases our footprint in the Latin American market, and is another example of the worldwide interest in our new 3DHD Vision System. With its potential to improve the quality of patient care while reducing procedure time and costs, we look forward to introducing our 3DHD system for minimally invasive procedures into the Mexican market, and to partnering with Universal Medicalcare.”

Carlos Greenham, President of Universal Medicalcare, added, “We are very excited to be working with Viking Systems and its cutting edge surgical vision system. We believe many interesting opportunities exist within the Mexican healthcare market and with leading laparoscopic surgeons who have expressed interest in utilizing this 3D technology. We look forward to growing our business with this product.”