PALMYRA, Wis., Jan 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Standard Process Inc.(R), a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of nutritional whole food supplements, has been named "one of America's Healthiest Companies" by the Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA). The company received WELCOA's annual Well Workplace Award (Gold Category), for the remarkable results achieved through its comprehensive and unique employee wellness program.
"We are proud to be a recipient of the Gold Well Workplace Award. Our program is proactive, engaging, and focused on prevention as the key solution to the growing health care crisis," said Charles DuBois, president, Standard Process. "With the support of our management team and employees, we are controlling health care costs, while providing the opportunity for our workforce to be healthier, happier, and more productive in their personal and professional lives."
Standard Process utilizes a chiropractic care model as the cornerstone of its employee wellness program. Chiropractic care treats the whole body as a dynamic, self-regulating, and self-healing entity. Central to this philosophy is the emphasis placed on nutritional counseling, whole food supplementation, physical fitness and routine health screenings.
The Well Workplace Awards initiative was developed to advance an aggressive worksite wellness program and is driven by a rigorous set of criteria. Since its inception in 1991, over 1,000 companies have been recognized. Standard Process is one of eight Wisconsin employers to achieve the 2007 Well Workplace Award. Others include Children's Hospital and Health System, Saint Joseph's Hospital and Mercy Health System.
About the Wellness Councils of America
With over two decades of experience, The Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA) is highly regarded as a resource for the nation's employers to turn to for building and sustaining results-orientated worksite wellness programs. For more information on the Wellness Councils of America, visit their website at www.welcoa.org.
About Standard Process Inc.
For more than 75 years, Standard Process has provided health care professionals with high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements. The company is in the third generation of family-ownership. Unique in the nutritional supplement industry, Standard Process grows crops on company-owned, organically-certified farms. Standard Process utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing practices which meet the Food and Drug Administration's good manufacturing practice requirements.
Standard Process has more than 160 products, available only through health care professionals. The company continuously researches and develops new whole food nutritional products to address patient needs.
For additional information about Standard Process, contact Tammi Geiger, director of marketing, at 262-495-6423 or visit www.standardprocess.com.