HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharps Compliance Corp. (Nasdaq:SMED) ("Sharps" or the "Company"), a leading full-service provider of solutions for the cost-effective management of medical waste, used healthcare materials and unused dispensed medications, announced that it will release its first quarter fiscal year 2013 results (ended September 30, 2012) before the opening of financial markets on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. A conference call and webcast will follow at 11:00 a.m. ET, in which management will discuss the Company's financial results, key market initiatives and business strategy, followed by a question-and-answer session. The Sharps conference call can be accessed by dialing (201) 689-8560. The webcast can be monitored at www.sharpsinc.com. Webcast listeners will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speakers. Select questions will be summarized and addressed during the question-and-answer portion of the call. A telephonic replay will be available from 2:00 p.m. ET the day of the teleconference until Wednesday, November 7, 2012. To listen to the archived call, dial (858) 384-5517, and enter conference ID number 401272. A transcript will also be posted to Sharps' website, once available. About Sharps Compliance Corp. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sharps Compliance is a leading full-service provider of solutions for the cost-effective management of medical waste, used healthcare materials and unused dispensed medications. Its strategy is to capture a large part of the estimated $3.8 billion untapped market for its solutions by targeting the major agencies that are interrelated with this medical waste stream, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, home healthcare providers, retail pharmacies and clinics, the U.S. government and the professional market which is comprised of physicians, dentists and veterinary practices. As a fully integrated medical waste management company providing customer solutions and services, the Company's solid business model, which provides strong margins and significant operating leverage, combined with its early penetration into emerging markets, uniquely positions it for strong future growth.
The Company's flagship product, the Sharps® Recovery System™ is a comprehensive solution for the containment, transportation, treatment and tracking of medical waste and used healthcare materials. The Company's TakeAway Environmental Return System™ is designed for individual consumers, retail or mail-order pharmacies, communities and facilities including assisted living, long-term care and correction operations to facilitate the proper disposal of unused dispensed medications. The Complete Needle Collection & Disposal System™ is a safe, easy-to-use and cost effective solution designed for self-injecting consumers and includes the Company's containment, packaging, return shipping via the U.S. Postal Service, tracking and treatment. The Company has partnered with Daniels Sharpsmart in a joint marketing alliance to serve the entire U.S. medical waste market, offering customers a blended product portfolio to effectively target healthcare customers with multi-site and multi-size locations. The alliance also enables a team effort for cross selling each company's capabilities where best suited.More information on the Company and its products can be found on its website at: www.sharpsinc.com.
CONTACT: Diana P. Diaz Sharps Compliance Corp. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Phone: (713) 660-3547 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org -OR- Deborah Pawlowski Kei Advisors LLC Investor Relations Phone: (716) 843-3908 Email: email@example.com