Sysmex America Employee Outreach Recognized for Fifth Consecutive Year

    Sysmex America Employee Outreach Recognized for Fifth Consecutive Year

Company Earns Placement on Center for Companies That Care 2013 Honor Roll

PR Newswire

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 21, 2013

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sysmex America, Inc., a
global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems
technology, today announces its selection to Center for Companies That Care's
2013 Honor Roll. As a 2013 Honor Roll honoree, Sysmex America is noted for
its outstanding workplace practices and active community involvement. Two key
components of the selection process are employee survey results and a written
application, according to Karen Stoneman, Vice President of Human Resources,
Sysmex America. This year marks the eleventh Honor Roll named by Center for
Companies That Care. The 2013 Honor Roll includes 85% privately held and 15%
publicly traded organizations as well as not-for-profit employers representing
nine industries. Sysmex America is pleased to be named for the 5^th
consecutive year.

"Our corporate philosophy, The Sysmex Way, is one that recognizes the need to
develop and respect the individuality of our employees and to provide them
with a workplace where they can realize their full potential. In doing so, we
enable them to provide our customers with unmatched quality, advanced
technologies and superior support while serving as a responsible member of
society. We are honored by this recognition from Center for Companies That
Care and trust that our Sysmex Way core principles will continue to serve
Sysmex America and its employees well as we help to reshape the future of
healthcare," said Stoneman.

Honor Roll employers are selected for their adherence to all 10
Characteristics of socially responsible employers. Each shows its steadfast
commitment to employees and community service. "These employers are truly
engaged with their employees," said Marci Koblenz, Center for Companies That
Care's Co-founder and President. "They show a commitment to helping people
achieve career goals as well as life goals. They seek and listen to what
their employees' opinions are and then follow up with action. Further, all of
our Honor Roll encourages community service and employees enthusiastically
participate. There is no doubt these organizations are companies that care
and are examples to follow. "

Each March the Honor Roll is announced in conjunction with the launch of
CAREDAYS, an annual month-long, national initiative to address a significant
societal issue. CAREDAYS13: Terrific Tales supports childhood literacy by
ensuring that under-resourced classroom libraries have age-appropriate books
for children to read. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to either
donate books or raise funds to purchase books for 1000 classrooms across the
country. If we all do a little, we can accomplish a lot!

About Sysmex America, Inc.
Sysmex America, Inc., the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation (Kobe,
Japan), is a world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions,
including clinical diagnostics, automation and information systems. Serving
customers for over 40 years, Sysmex focuses on extending the boundaries of
diagnostic science while providing the management information tools that make
a real difference in clinical and operational results for people worldwide.
For more information about Sysmex, please visit

About Center for Companies That Care

Center for Companies That Care is a national, not-for-profit organization
dedicated to social sustainability by engaging employers in improving the
lives of employees, families, and communities. For more about Center for
Companies That Care, the Honor Roll, Community of Caring, or CAREDAYS13:
Terrific Tales, please visit or call

SOURCE Sysmex America, Inc.

Contact: Tammy Kutz, Manager, Media & Events, Sysmex America, Inc.,
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