PALMYRA, Wis., Sep 06, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Standard Process, Inc.(R), a nutritional whole food supplement company in Palmyra, Wisconsin, has been named to INC Magazine's list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in America. INC reported that Standard Process had revenue growth of 52.8% for the period 2003 through 2006. The magazine also reported that the company had 2006 revenues of $77 million and 221 employees.
The company, which topped all other supplement companies in revenues and number of employees, ranked fifth in percentage of revenue growth among companies identified as manufacturers of supplements. Standard Process was ranked #4243 in the list of 5000 companies.
In the State of Wisconsin, Standard Process ranked sixth for revenue growth among all companies in the health category. Of those, Standard Process was second in revenues and third in number of employees.
"We are delighted to be part of the INC 5000 and to have such strong rankings in the health category and in the State of Wisconsin," said Charles C. DuBois, president, Standard Process.
Of all 5000 companies reported by INC, only 38 were older than Standard Process, which was founded in Milwaukee in 1929.
The INC 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. Among the qualifications, companies had to be U.S.-based, privately held, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. Revenue in 2003 must have been at least $200,000, and revenue in 2006 must have been at least $2 million.
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 offers more than 300 products through three product lines, Standard Process whole food supplements, Standard Process Veterinary Formulas(TM), and MediHerb(R) herbal supplements. The products are 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.