HOUSTON, April 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharps Compliance Corp. (Nasdaq:SMED) ("Sharps" or the "Company"), a leading full-service national provider of comprehensive waste management solutions including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous, announced that it has entered into a new $9.0 million credit facility with a commercial bank. The new facility will be available for, (i) working capital and other general corporate purposes (up to $4 million) and (ii) funding for acquisitions (up to $5 million). The agreement replaces the Company's existing credit facility.
David P. Tusa, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sharps, commented, "This new credit facility enhances our current strong liquidity position and provides greater financial flexibility to support our growth plans. In addition to supporting continued organic growth, the new credit facility provides additional resources to support potential acquisitions that could expand our market reach or enhance our product offering."
Details of the new credit agreement are outlined in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Sharps Compliance Corp.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sharps Compliance is a leading full-service national provider of comprehensive waste management services including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous. Its key markets include pharmaceutical manufacturers, home healthcare providers, assisted living / long-term care, retail pharmacies and clinics, and the professional market which is comprised of physicians, dentists and veterinary practices. 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.
More information on the Company and its products can be found on its website at: www.sharpsinc.com
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The information made available in this news release contains certain forward-looking statements which reflect Sharps Compliance Corp.'s current view of future events and financial performance. Wherever used, the words "estimate," "expect," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "may" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and the company's future results of operations could differ materially from historical results or current expectations. Some of these risks include, without limitation, the company's ability to educate its customers, development of public awareness programs to educate the identified consumer, customer preferences, the Company's ability to scale the business and manage its growth, the degree of success the Company has at gaining more large customer contracts, managing regulatory compliance and/or other factors that may be described in the company's annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and/or other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Future economic and industry trends that could potentially impact revenue and profitability are difficult to predict. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results, express or implied therein, will not be realized.
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