HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharps Compliance Corp. (Nasdaq:SMED) ("Sharps" or the "Company"), a leading full-service provider of cost-effective solutions designed for the proper management of medical waste, used healthcare materials and unused dispensed medications, announced that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2012 results (ended June 30, 2012) before the opening of financial markets on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. A conference call and webcast will follow at 10:00 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 1:00 p.m. ET the day of the teleconference until Wednesday, August 22, 2012. To listen to the archived call, dial (858) 384-5517, and enter conference ID number 396279. A transcript will also be posted to Sharps' website, once available.
About Sharps Compliance Corp.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sharps is a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused dispensed medications. Its strategy is to capture a large part of the estimated $3.8 billion untapped market for unused medications, used syringes and medical waste generated outside of hospital and large health care settings by targeting the major agencies that are interrelated with this medical waste stream; including the U.S. government, pharmaceutical manufacturers, home health care providers, retail pharmacies and clinics, 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 generated outside the hospital and large health care facility setting. Its TakeAway 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.
More information on the Company and its products can be found on its website at: www.sharpsinc.com
CONTACT: For more information 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