Press Release - SAM Medical Products 09082008
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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SAM Medical Products Named to Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest
Growing Private Companies in America
For the second year in a row, SAM Medical Products, a Portland, OR medical products manufacturer,
made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America.
Portland, OR (September 8, 2008). SAM Medical Products was included, for the second year in a row,
in the Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for 2008. The company was
ranked 3743 out of 5000.
The Inc. 5000 recognizes the importance of growing entrepreneurial companies that are changing the
business landscape. Founders Dr. Sam Scheinberg and Cherrie Sheinberg will be attending the awards
ceremony and conference in Washington, D.C. later this month.
How the Inc. 5000 is chosen
The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify,
companies have to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, independent, and generating revenue for the
four full calendar years. During this four year period, total revenues for SAM Medical Products® grew
Future Growth Prospects
SAM Medical Products® has maintained its growth even through a recessionary environment with the
continuous launch of innovative new products. Dr. Sam Scheinberg, CEO and founder of SAM Medical
Products, attributes the success to the company’s mission. “We begin with the best and make them better.
The best people, the best products, and the best practices. This allows us to compete successfully with
much larger companies.”
During the four year period measured by the Inc. 5000, SAM Medical Products® launched a variety of new
products including CELOX, a temporary traumatic wound treatment, and the SAM Pelvic Sling®, the only
product available that helps stabilize pelvic ring fractures. SAM Medical Products is expecting to
dramatically increase its rate of growth by expanding into the wound care market with its BursaMed line of
dressings. The dressings are specifically designed for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
using a patented friction-relieving gliding technology.
About SAM Medical Products
SAM Medical Products, based in Portland, OR, with its manufacturing facility in Newport, OR, is a
developer and manufacturer of innovative medical products used for emergency and hospital care. The
company was founded in 1984 by Dr. Sam Scheinberg, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, and his wife
Cherrie in the kitchen of their Otis, Oregon farmhouse.
The initial creation was the SAM Splint, which introduced a revolutionary rethinking of the design of splints
and became the gold standard treatment for the military and EMS. It is now the most widely used splint in
the world and the flagship product to their lineup of innovative medical products, almost all made locally in
the state of Oregon. More information about SAM Medical Products can be found on the company’s
website at: www.sammedical.com.