Americord Registry Announces Ranking on 2015 Inc. 500
NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Americord Registry, a private cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking company, announced today that is has earned the position of 286 on the 2015 Inc. 500.
To qualify for the top 500 companies, honorees had to have grown at least tenfold over the past three years. Americord submitted growth that measured 1,616% since 2011 and has continued this trend with 50% quarterly growth during the first quarter of 2015 and 30% during the second quarter.
“We’re thrilled with the announcement of our position on the Inc. 500,” said CEO of Americord, Martin Smithmyer. “We’ve demonstrated tremendous growth in the cord blood banking industry in the past few years as more parents search for easier, more affordable, and higher quality cord blood banking.”
Americord Registry provides private cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking services to expecting parents and recently launched an innovative website that makes the process of online shopping even easier. “We want to do away with the complications of cord blood banking,” said Smithmyer. “Expecting parents today can and often do buy everything they need for their baby online within minutes and cord blood banking shouldn’t be any different. We plan to keep innovating to meet the demands of expecting mothers and fathers and we’re honored that our efforts have placed us on the Inc. 500.”
About Americord Registry
Americord Registry is a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue and placenta tissue banking. Americord and its affiliate lab, Cook General Biotechnology collects, processes, and stores newborn stem cells from umbilical cord blood for future medical or therapeutic use, including the treatment of more than 80 blood diseases such as sickle cell anemia and leukemia. Founded in 2008, Americord is registered with the FDA and operates in all 50 states. The company’s laboratory is CLIA Certified, accredited by the AABB and complies with all federal and state guidelines and applicable licenses. Americord is headquartered in New York, NY. You may visit Americord Registry’s website at http://www.americordblood.com for more information.