Aloka Trivitron Medical Technologies, a medical equipment manufacturing joint venture of Aloka, Japan and Trivitron healthcare recently commenced production of Aloka SSD 500, portable black and white ultrasound scanner from its facility at Poonamallee in Chennai. It aims to roll out world class medical equipment at most effective costs to national and international customers. Trivitron MD, Dr G.S.K. Velu said the JV’s aim is to offer products of high quality suited to the needs of developing countries on a most cost effective basis. Apart from tapping the domestic market, the products will be exported to developing/developed countries across the world. The core vision of Trivitron healthcare is to bring world-class medical technology within the reach of medical professionals all over the world. It also aims to set up advanced facilities for the manufacture of laboratory reagents for routine and special diagnostics testing in JV with Bio-systems, Spain and operation theatre Lights in tie up with Brandon Medical, U.K. He said Chennai facility will adhere to international standards such as ISO 9000-2001, ISO 13485 for medical product manufacturing and will also be compliant with requirements for CE, US FDA and Japan MITI certifications. An array of indigenous products from electronic equipment to consumables will be introduced under Pride series.