LabConnect, LLC Ranks #176 on the 2007 Inc. 500  
11/12/2007 12:37:06 PM

SEATTLE, Wash., Sep. 5, 2007 – Central laboratory services provider LabConnect (, announced today it is ranked 176th on Inc. magazine’s 26th annual Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. LabConnect is ranked 18th in the Health category.

The Inc. 500 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies must have had 2006 revenues of at least $2 million. This year, Inc. magazine also reported an expanded list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest growing companies.

“If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500,” said Inc. Editor Jane Berentson. “These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can’t live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine’s tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition.”

“Our team of dedicated employees is inspired by our role in helping to bring breakthrough medications to market and to better lives and make a positive impact in the world. This national recognition is a tribute to the innovations of our many biopharmaceutical clients and the long-term successful client relationships we’re developing,” said Eric Hayashi, LabConnect President & Chief Executive Officer.

About LabConnect, LLC Privately-held LabConnect ( provides global laboratory safety, esoteric, analytical chemistry and molecular diagnostic testing services to the biopharmaceutical industry. LabConnect is committed to exceptional customer service, innovative data management and reporting systems and superior value.

About Inc. magazine: Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, LLC., Inc. magazine ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 681,421, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.