Sysmex America Achieves Honor Roll Distinction for Company Commitment to
Employees and Community
Recognized by Center for Companies That Care for Sixth Consecutive Year
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 20, 2014
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., a
global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems
technology, today announced that is has been named by Center for Companies
That Care as a 2014 Honor Roll awardee. The 2014 Honor Roll, the 12^th of the
Center's annual recognition program, honors Sysmex America for its outstanding
workplace practices and active community involvement. Sysmex is a global
leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems
technology and services hospitals and healthcare networks, reference
laboratories and physicians' offices worldwide.
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According to Karen Stoneman, Vice President of Human Resources, Sysmex
America, Sysmex America demonstrated excellence in the Center's 10
Characteristics inherent to a "Company That Cares", including providing
competitive compensation and benefits, supporting the pursuit of work/life
balance, developing employees and leaders, sustaining a work environment
founded on dignity and respect for all employees, and volunteering in the
community, among others. Two key components of the 2014 Honor Roll selection
process were a written application and employee survey results.
"At Sysmex America we are committed to the personal and professional
development of our employees. This, in turn, benefits our local communities.
It also enables Sysmex America to provide a high level of service quality to
our customers who work diligently to provide quality, cost-effective
healthcare services for the physicians and patients they serve. It is once
again an honor to be recognized as a company that cares," said Stoneman.
"These employers are best in class," said Marci Koblenz, Center for Companies
That Care's co-founder and president. "Their daily practices within their
organizations and in the community affirm business as a valuable contributor
to society. A Company That Cares is attuned to all of its constituents,
making business decisions that take into account the human toll and help
others achieve professional as well as personal goals. Without a doubt, these
organizations are companies that care."
Center for Companies That Care's Honor Roll celebrates U.S. based
organizations of all sizes in diverse industries including privately held and
publicly traded organizations as well as not-for-profit employers.
About Center for Companies That Care
Center for Companies That Care is a national, not-for-profit organization
dedicated to enhancing the well-being of employees, families and communities
by encouraging employers to integrate the 10 Characteristics of Socially
Responsible Employers into their daily business practices. 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.
CAREDAYS14: Terrific Tales supports childhood literacy by increasing
children's easy access to engaging books. Individuals and organizations are
encouraged to either donate books or raise funds to purchase books for 1000
under-resourced classrooms. For more about Center for Companies That Care,
the Honor Roll, CAREDAYS14: Terrific Tales, or any of the not-for-profit's
initiatives, visit www.companies-that-care.org or call 312.661.1010.
About Sysmex America, Inc.
Sysmex America, Inc., in Lincolnshire, Illinois, the U.S. headquarters of
Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), is a trusted world leader in clinical
laboratory systemization and solutions that optimize the clinical utility,
operational efficiency and financial performance of the lab. Sysmex America
distributes and supports a diversified portfolio of best-in-class automated in
vitro diagnostic hematology, coagulation and urinalysis analyzers, reagents
and information systems for laboratories and healthcare facilities throughout
the Western Hemisphere. The Company's unwavering commitment to clinical
excellence and technological innovation is reflected in the Sysmex brand and
its distinguished heritage of unsurpassed reliability. Sysmex is reshaping the
healthcare of tomorrow at the clinical laboratory level by transcending the
boundaries of diagnostic science and serving as the pulse of reliable,
accountable care. For more information about Sysmex, please visit
SOURCE Sysmex America, Inc.
Contact: Tammy Kutz, Manager, Media & Events, Sysmex America, Inc., 224 543
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