For a business owner, obtaining the right information is as important as finding the right location, or getting the best price.
The Small Business Development Center in New York is one of only a few SBDCs in the U.S. with a full-time library (which we call the Research Network). Its services are available for free, but only to New York SBDC clients.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
NY SBDC Biomedical Company of the Year – Topical BioMedics
For more than 21 years Topical BioMedics has dedicated itself to
helping the multitudes of people suffering with pain achieve robust
healthy living. The company’s flagship product, Topricin® Pain Relief
and Healing Cream, which was introduced in 1994, is now a leading
natural therapeutic brand. Topricin was developed by Lou Paradise, a
decorated Marine Corps veteran who is the company’s president and chief
of research, to treat his own painful case of bilateral carpal tunnel
syndrome (CTS) and relieve the effects of traumatic injuries. Lou’s wife
Aurora, the Chief Operating Officer, oversees the daily operations
including staff management, purchasing, and inventory. The company’s
warehoAuuse is populated by 17 full-time and two part-time employees. The
Paradises first consulted the SBDC in the aftermath of 9/11 for help
in applying for a disaster loan from SBA. Recently they’ve returned to
the Mid-Hudson center to assistance with business expansion. So far,
sales are up 30% over 2015, and the company is poised for accelerated
growth in the months ahead.