ADVISORY, June 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Dr. Burton J. Kunik, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sharps Compliance, Corp. (SMED), will preside over the opening bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: David P. Tusa 713-660-3514 email@example.com Deborah Pawlowski Kei Advisors LLC Investor Relations Phone: (716) 843-3908 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; mobile - 347.219.9539 Jolene.Libretto@Nasdaqomx.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
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About Sharps Compliance, Corp. (SMED):
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sharps Compliance is a leading provider of cost-effective disposal solutions for medical and pharmaceutical waste generated outside the hospital setting. The Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(r), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps").
The Sharps(r)MWMS(tm), a Medical Waste Management System, is a comprehensive medical waste solution which includes an array of services and products necessary to effectively collect, store and dispose of medical waste outside of the hospital setting. The System, which is designed for rapid deployment, features the Sharps Disposal By Mail System(r) products combined with warehousing, inventory management, training, data and other services necessary to provide a comprehensive solution. The Sharps(r)MWMS(tm) is designed to be an integral part of governmental and commercial emergency preparedness programs.
The Company also offers a number of products specifically designed for the home healthcare market and products for the safe disposal of unused pharmaceuticals, RxTakeAway(tm). Sharps Compliance focuses on targeted growth markets such as the pharmaceutical, retail, commercial, and hospitality markets, as well as serving a variety of additional markets. Sharps is a leading proponent and participant in the development of public awareness and solutions for the safe disposal of needles, syringes and other sharps as well as unused pharmaceuticals in the community setting.
As a fully integrated manufacturer providing customer solutions and services, Sharps Compliance's solid business model, with strong margins and significant operating leverage, and early penetration into emerging markets, uniquely positions the company for strong future growth.
More information on Sharps Compliance can be found on its website at: www.sharpsinc.com
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