PISCATAWAY, NJ - SAMI Labs, Ltd., the research and manufacturing arm of Sabinsa Corporation, was recently honored with an award from the Indian Ministry of Commerce as the top exporter of the year for the state of Karnataka.
The award, bestowed at a ceremony in Bangalore, India August 13, 2002, was for being the top exporter in the Agro & Food sector for the year 2000 - 2001 among the Export Oriented Units in the state.
This is not the first time SAMI Labs has been honored by the Indian government. In 1995, Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Sabinsa's founder received the President's Award for Quality and Innovation from Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, then President of India. SAMI Labs, Ltd., Sabinsa's primary research and manufacturing facility located in India, was then named company of the year. In 2000, the company received two top export awards from the Indian Spices Board.
Sabinsa Corporation, which has pioneered the introduction of several Ayurvedic herbal extracts in the US market, is an application-oriented manufacturing and marketing company which manufacturers Phytonutrients, Ayurvedic herbal extracts and specialty fine chemicals used for nutritional, pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and food products. Sabinsa distinguishes itself by its extensive research support for its customers and products, and the scientific credentials of its key technical staff.