'Being named to the Inc. 5000 for the second year in a row is a tremendous honor. We share this recognition with our distributor and vendor partners, without whom this award would not be possible.' – Paul Johnson, CEO of Express Diagnostics
Blue Earth, MN (PRWEB) August 21, 2014
For the second year in a row, Inc. magazine has named Express Diagnostics Int’l, Inc. (EDI) to its annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., with the position of 4,315 on the 2014 list. Express Diagnostics manufactures and distributes DrugCheck® onsite drugs of abuse tests, as well as a growing line of rapid alcohol screening and health diagnostics devices.
“Being named to the Inc. 5000 for the second year in a row is a tremendous honor. We share this recognition with our distributor and vendor partners, without whom this award would not be possible,” says Paul Johnson, CEO of Express Diagnostics. “In addition to thanking our customers and vendors, I want to express my gratitude to our dedicated employees for their focus on delivering superior product and service and striving for continual improvement to meet our customers’ expectations.
“With new products recently launched and those slated for introduction later this year,” adds Johnson, “Express Diagnostics looks forward to continued growth through sustained R&D and the beneficial partnerships that have led to consecutive annual listings on the Inc. 5000.”
Express Diagnostics Int'l now joins well-known companies such as Facebook, Timberland, and Zappos as multi-year Inc. 5000 honorees. In terms of Minnesota companies on the 2014 list, EDI ranked 78th in the state.
“I am delighted to inform you that Express Diagnostics Int’l has earned the position of 4315 on the 2014 Inc. 5000,” says Eric Schurenberg, Inc. president and editor in chief, in a letter to the company. “In addition to Express Diagnostics Int’l, the 2014 list added such powerhouses as GoPro, Bridger, Fuhu, Tough Mudder, Bowlmor, and Lending Club. You are in good company–which is exactly where you belong.”
Founded in 2004, Express Diagnostics has distribution partners in over 60 countries, including distributors with exclusivity in Australia and Mexico. EDI also has company representatives in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, and Strasbourg, France.
About the Inc. 5000
The 2014 Inc. 500 | 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31, 2013. The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000 and $2 million for 2013. Companies on the Inc. 5000 will be featured in the magazine’s September issue, and online at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2014.
About Express Diagnostics Int’l, Inc.
Express Diagnostics Int’l manufactures and distributes DrugCheck® on-site urine and saliva screening devices for the detection of drugs of abuse, as well as a growing catalog of rapid alcohol screening and health diagnostic devices. With accuracy comparable to laboratory testing, Express Diagnostics onsite devices provide a variety of industries fast, cost-effective alternatives to higher-priced lab services. The company also provides complete OEM and private-label design and manufacturing at its FDA-registered facility in Blue Earth, Minn. Learn more at drugcheck.com.