A new building, the “East Wing”, is completed featuring a new warehouse, offices, conference rooms, break room, and packaging room.
Hardy Diagnostics’ innovative “Carrot Broth™” is studied by multiple hospitals and marketed throughout the U.S. with great success. Carrot Broth™ is used to diagnose Group B Strep infections in pregnant women in order to prevent sepsis in newborns.
Eddie Mendoza, a recent graduate in computer technology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, joins the IS staff and will become the Director within four months.
The company earns its ISO 13485 Certification for medical devices. ISO is an internationally recognized quality standards certification program. This will provide a welcome boost to foreign and pharmaceutical sales. “Lean Manufacturing” methods are implemented throughout the company as a part of the Continuous Quality Improvement program.