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Nutricap Labs

ABA10 WinnerCompany: Nutricap Labs, Farmingdale, NY
Company Description: Nutricap Labs is a leading provider of in-house nutraceutical services such as manufacturing, labeling and packaging design, and fulfillment. Founded in 2003 by Jason Provenzano, Nutricap Labs was named the 42nd fastest-growing company in America by Inc. Magazine in 2009. Additionally, Nutricap Labs has made charitable contributions to Make a Wish, Vitamin Angels, and The Red Cross.
Nomination Category: Company / Organization Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Best Overall Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees

Nomination Title: Nutricap Labs

1. Tell the story about what this nominated company achieved since January 1 2009 (up to 500 words). Focus on specific accomplishments, and relate these accomplishments to past performance or industry norms. Be sure to mention obstacles overcome, innovations or discoveries made, and outcomes:

Nutricap Labs is a leading full service vitamin and supplement manufacturing
firm that specializes in nutritional tablets, capsules, powders, liquids and
creams.

Despite a lagging economy that has “claimed the lives” of many startup
companies, Nutricap Labs has achieved revenue growth in excess of 2,900% since
2005, with annual sales reaching $16.3M in 2009. In recognition of its growth,
Nutricap Labs was ranked the 42nd fastest-growing private company in America,
the 4th fastest-growing private company in NY-NJ-PA area, and the 3rd
fastest-growing, private health company in America by Inc. Magazine in August of
2009. In October, 2009 Nutricap Labs was named Nutrition Industry Executive’s
“Supplier of the Month” for its growth and dedication to providing customers
with exemplary customer service.

Nutricap Labs has distinguished itself from the competition by offering unique
services that go beyond the basic manufacturing of their products.
• Nutricap Labs offers a full turnkey solution unlike any other manufacturer in
the marketplace. Under one roof, clients can receive the highest quality
manufacturing services, in-house label and packaging design services, and order
fulfillment/drop-shipping services for either wholesale or retail. In
conjunction with storing client products in their warehouse, Nutricap Labs’
real-time order fulfillment system allows clients to place orders via a web
portal, and an in-house packaging team will pack and ship the product directly
to their customers. Nutricap Labs prides itself on this full-service
manufacturing solution which not only provides their clients with the peace of
mind that their orders are being handled by a reliable, professional team of
experts, but also allows them time to focus on marketing and building their
business.

• Nutricap Labs is also committed to offering unparalleled customer service.
Quote requests submitted by customers are guaranteed to be turned around in 48
hours or less and products are turned around in as little as 2 to 3 weeks. In
addition, their product advisors work with clients from beginning to end to
ensure that the product the client receives meets their exact specifications.
Furthemore, Nutricap Labs offers consultative support with marketing and
business strategies, including previous success stories and testimonials, to
help guide clients with their new venture from the ground up.
Nutricap Labs has become the undisputed leaders in the nutraceutical
manufacturing industry and shares its success with leading charities and social
initiatives that are helping people throughout the world:

• Vitamin Angels – Nutricap Labs is a proud sponsor of Vitamin Angels, a
not-for-profit organization whose mission is to mobilize and deploy private
sector resources to advance availability, access and use of micronutrients to
newborns, infants and children in need.

• Make A Wish Foundation – With their sister company New Vitality, Nutricap Labs
partnered with the Suffolk County, New York Chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation to
grant the wish of a local child.

• The Belmont Child Care Association’s (BCCA) Anna House – Nutricap Labs is a
proud sponsor of Anna House, a 7,500 square foot child care center inside New
York's Belmont Park. The BCCA is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to
creating and sustaining a child care center for the benefit of families working
in New York's Thoroughbred racing industry

• The Long Island Stars – Nutricap Labs is a proud sponsor of the Long Island
Stars, a post-collegiate women's lacrosse team based on Long Island, New York.
The team is comprised of several All-American players from different towns and
universities throughout Long Island.

2. List hyperlinks to any online news stories, press releases, or other documents that support the claims made in the section above. IMPORTANT: Begin each link with http://, and enclose each link in square brackets; for example, [http://www.youraddress.com]:

http://www.inc.com/inc5000/2009/company-profile.html?id=200900420
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/02/prweb3551104.htm
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/10/prweb3128834.htm
http://www.nutricaplabs.com/contract-manufacturing-nutritional-supplements.aspx

3. Provide a brief (up to 100 words) biography about the leader of this nominated company:

Jason Provenzano founded Nutricap Labs in 2003 after he recognized the need for
a one-of-a-kind company that could offer turnkey nutraceutical solutions and
superior customer service. Nearly a decade later, Nutricap Labs is the only
nutraceutical manufacturer that offers manufacturing, packaging, labeling, and
order fulfillment services under one roof. Despite facing stiff competition,
Nutricap Labs has built a stellar reputation for itself by providing clients
with fast quote turnaround times and GMP certified products such as tablets,
capsules, softgels, and powders.

Provenzano is a proud member of Vistage and currently resides in Massapequa,
N.Y. with his wife and 4 children.