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Cutera, Inc. (CUTR) Leveraging Innovative Product Portfolio to Increase Market Presence in Aesthetic Treatment Systems Industry

Cutera, Inc. is a leading provider of laser, light and other energy-based aesthetic systems used by physicians and qualified practitioners in vital markets around the world. Through a dedication to performance, safety and efficacy, the company has developed a powerful portfolio of innovative systems designed to revolutionize the global market for aesthetic treatments. In recent months, Cutera has continued to build upon this progress, expanding its product line through the release of enlighten™ and excel HR™.

enlighten is the world’s first and only dual wavelength, dual pulse duration laser system designed for tattoo removal and the treatment of benign pigmented lesions. Through the release of this product, Cutera gains access to the rapidly expanding tattoo removal market, which is expected to climb to more than $83 million in 2018, according to a report by IBISWorld. The company’s other new product, excel HR, targets the single largest segment of the energy-based medical aesthetic procedures market – laser hair removal. By 2017, the number of laser hair removal procedures in the U.S. is expected to exceed 2.5 million, representing a 100 percent increase over 2013.

In the first quarter of 2015, Cutera successfully leveraged the marketability of its new products to achieve improved financial results. In particular, the company realized an 18 percent year-over-year increase in revenue, recording $19.1 million for the period. Among this growth, Cutera achieved a 48 percent spike in product revenue from North American markets, demonstrating the company’s tremendous growth potential moving forward.

“I am pleased with our first quarter 2015 revenue of $19.1 million, which represents the highest first quarter revenue since 2008,” Kevin Connors, president and chief executive officer of Cutera, stated in a news release. “[W]e believe that the market for aesthetic light-and-energy-based systems is healthy and expanding.”

With over 15 years of experience in the energy-based aesthetic systems industry, Cutera is in a strong strategic position to capitalize on its increasingly favorable market conditions. Look for the company to build upon its recent financial results through the continued development and commercialization of innovative solutions that meet and create market demand, providing a platform for sustainable growth in the years to come.

For more information, visit www.cutera.com

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Tennant Company (TNC) Offering a More Sustainable Alternative to Traditional Cleaning Solutions

Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) is a recognized leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of solutions that help create a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Through an unrelenting dedication to sustainability, the company has created innovative cleaning solutions for more than a century, developing a strong presence in the massive global janitorial services market. Tennant’s collection of trusted brands – including Tennant®, Nobles®, Green Machines®, Alfa and Orbio Technologies – is currently marketed to both building service contract cleaners and various governmental entities through an established network of authorized distributors.

In recent months, Tennant has built upon its reputation for innovation through the continued expansion of its industry-leading product portfolio. In particular, the company recently introduced its new T300 and T300e walk-behind floor scrubbers, which, according to customer reviews, deliver high-performance results while lowering cleaning costs. Tennant’s new scrubbers are also noteworthy as the first of their kind equipped with ec-H20 NanoClean™, the company’s next-generation cleaning innovation. This revolutionary technology electrically converts water into a highly-effective cleaning solution that saves money and reduces environmental impact, as compared to daily floor cleaning chemicals.

With an established presence in the janitorial services industry, Tennant is in a favorable strategic position to capitalize on forecast market growth. According to a report by IBISWorld, demand for commercial cleaning services is expected to rise in line with declining office vacancy rates in the years to come, providing a measurable boost to the $51 billion industry. In the second quarter of 2015, the company leveraged this market performance to record strong financial results. For the period, Tennant recorded a five percent year-over-year increase in sales throughout the Americas, which are its largest operating regions.

“Tennant posted another solid quarter, led by robust sales to strategic accounts in North America and global sales of new products,” Chris Killingstad, president and chief executive officer of Tennant, stated in a news release. “Overall, we remain pleased with the company’s progress against our organic sales growth goals during the 2015 second quarter and first half, as we strive to reach $1 billion in revenues by 2017.”

Moving forward, Tennant plans to persist toward its strategic growth goal through the continued development of a strong new product pipeline aimed at expanding its presence in emerging markets. Look for the company to leverage the marketability of its proprietary technologies in order to continue promoting sustainable investor returns for the foreseeable future.

For more information, visit www.tennantco.com

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ENGlobal Corp.’s (ENG) UMCS Reigns as Cost Effective and Efficient Master Control System Solution

ENGlobal is a specialty engineering services firm specializing in oil and gas automation solutions, subsea control systems and engineering and construction projects. The company offers its vast suite of reputable services through its Automation and Engineering business segments, which service the upstream, midstream, downstream, alternative energy and government sectors.

ENGlobal’s Automation segment provides a wide range of services related to the design, fabrication and implementation of distributed control, instrumentation and process analytical systems. The Engineering (EPCM) segment specializes in consulting services for the development, management and execution of projects requiring professional engineering, construction management, and related support services. Within the Engineering segment, ENGlobal’s Government Services group provides engineering, design, installation and operation and maintenance of various government, public sector and international facilities, and specializes in the turnkey installation and maintenance of automation and instrumentation systems for the U.S. defense industry.

ENGlobal also operates its Subsea Controls and Integration (SCI) group, which houses the company’s patented Universal Master Control Station (UMCS), a technology co-developed with a major global oil company that recognized an important need in the offshore oil and gas industry.

In offshore oil and gas projects, subsea equipment vendors are responsible for the topsides (the upper half of an offshore oil platform) subsea controls component. In developments with multiple vendors, operators work with multiple topsides subsea controls components, creating the need for an integrated solution to streamline operations. ENGlobal’s UMCS is emerging as an ideal solution for many subsea projects of this nature.

ENGlobal’s UMCS includes standardized and secure communication interfaces between major vendors of subsea equipment, distributed control systems and topside equipment, providing seamless integration of critical control execution and data monitoring. Because UMCS takes less time to build and interface with topside systems and components, the solution offers savings in design and acceptance testing. The technology monitors and controls subsea control pods at the wellhead from multiple subsea equipment providers without disturbing the subsea vendor’s innate communication protocol.

ENGlobal previously reported that UMCS has effectively cut engineering time by 80% in terms of system and design fabrication, software development, human machine interface graphic creation, subsea communications interface, and EPU/HPU interface – this capability makes UMCS one of ENGlobal’s many market leading solutions in the broader automation and engineering industry.

For more information, visit www.englobal.com

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ENGlobal Corp. (ENG) Well-Positioned to Exploit Natural Gas Pipeline Demand

According to the most recent published natural gas supply data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (January 2012), we had technically recoverable resources of around 2,266 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas here in the country, enough to last us more than 92 years at then-current consumption levels. Sustained growth in proved reserves, driven by mounting discoveries primarily from shale exploration, as well as conventional/tight onshore, with coalbed methane and offshore accounting for only a minimal portion, is a clear indicator according to EIA estimates that this healthy buffer of natural gas supply will be maintained for the foreseeable future, so long as we continue exploration and development.

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2015 projections indicate a considerable increase through 2040 for dry natural gas and gas plant liquids production, with average annual production growth increasing at a faster rate than crude oil and lease condensate by as much as 72 percent, faster than everything in fact, except for renewables. With supply, disposition and price growth figures for natural gas at Henry Hub outstripping other energy sources like coal or oil by nearly a factor of two, it seems inescapable that natural gas will continue to play an increasingly vital role in not only domestic energy consumption, but also the energy export market, where natural gas is projected to enjoy nearly 6 percent growth through 2040, hitting upwards of 4.5 percent by as early as 2020.

None of this is news to Houston-headquartered ENGlobal Corp. (NASDAQ: ENG) of course, which specializes in a wide variety of upstream, midstream and downstream oil and particularly gas automation integration, as well as EPCM (engineering, procurement and construction management) solutions, via its network of strategically-located facilities around the country. ENGlobal saw solid returns for its automation segment in 2014, with continued levels of spending by the company’s midstream and downstream clientele being a major contributing factor and the company has weathered the storm of lower commodity prices thus far in 2015 as well, even showing considerable appreciation of operating profit margins for its EPCM segment. The secret to ENGlobal’s success is really no secret at all, considering how major industry players continue to seek the company out for their impeccable safety record and ability to achieve full-spectrum design, engineering, construction management and procurement services.

Because natural gas-fired power plants are a clean backdrop source for electrical production, they represent the most obvious solution to addressing the deficiencies of renewables like solar or wind, and can be quickly scaled (unlike nuclear) and fired up when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. The only thing really missing for the natural gas factor in the overall domestic energy equation is the pipeline infrastructure needed to make good use of all our natural gas, as well as the increased LNG/CNG plant capacity needed to ramp up exports, and satisfy increasingly diverse domestic sources of demand. More than $150 billion or more has already been spent on domestic natural gas distribution infrastructure and yet as much as 46 percent of pipeline capacity currently sits idle for a variety of reasons. The most pertinent portion of this idle capacity is due largely (and paradoxically) to stalled development of other pipelines and plants, which are needed to make use of existing infrastructural capacity. A good example of this phenomenon is Pennsylvania, where almost as much as 19 percent of existing wells were idle last year, due primarily to lack of natural gas pipelines needed to tie production in to.

The incredible supply and demand fundamentals in regions like the northeast, highlighted by data points such as around 44 percent of New England’s electrical energy production coming from gas-fueled generators last year, are a major driver behind increased natural gas pipeline infrastructure activity. The announcement last week of an $80 million investment by diversified energy delivery giant UIL Holdings (NYSE: UIL) in Kinder Morgan’s (NYSE: KMI) Northeast Energy Direct interstate pipeline project – which seeks to put down some 200 miles of new transmission lines, leveraging the Marcellus shale fields of Pennsylvania in order to bring gas to northeastern markets in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York state – is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to ongoing and necessary infrastructural development.

A great deal more of such development is needed to connect existing and emerging fields to energy markets throughout the U.S. and ENGlobal is banking on being one of a handful of unquestionably trustworthy providers of the crucial automation integration and EPCM work needed to realize the necessary objectives. The announcement earlier this year by midstream company ONEOK Partners (NYSE: OKS), that they suspended development on the Demicks Lake gas processing plant designed to service the Williston Basin, as well as two others due to commodity market conditions and subsequently foreseen lack of natural gas volume growth, hasn’t stalled the associated Demicks Lake pipeline from MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU), which is now in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission environmental assessment.

ONEOK, which is in a position to quickly resume these projects when market conditions improve, based its rationale for halting plant development to some degree on pure logistics, and the lack of natural gas production volume growth. Even at lower prices, the Demicks Lake facility, as well as ONEOK’s Knox plant in Oklahoma and the Bronco plant in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, are absolutely necessary when one looks at the broader national energy demand picture. However, the aforementioned lack of a truly robust domestic network of pipelines has forced regions like the northeast into using gas-powered generators. Ironically, one of the major factors in stalling the development of national pipeline infrastructure, which has led to the use of environmentally unfriendly gas and diesel generator usage increases in the northeast, has been protest by environmental groups.

The real underlying problem is throughput itself and ENGlobal has shored-up its operational footprint in order to be ready to capture demand, operationally delimiting bottom line impact due to falloff in upstream related orders, and rounding out its Q1 (ended March 28) with a healthy cash position of $24.4 million, $5.1 million in notes receivable collected after the end of the quarter, and zero borrowings under its current credit facility. Leaner and meaner, with a more focused operation, lower overhead costs and a significantly reduced project risk profile, ENGlobal is well-positioned to capitalize on sustained infrastructure demand, especially as we round the corner towards fall and winter months. ENGlobal’s full-spectrum project delivery capabilities, as well as elements like its Government Services group specializing in turnkey automation and instrumentation systems for global U.S. defense industry interests, make the company a real contender in this environment. Investor’s should keep a close eye on ENG as we head towards the exit on this year’s summer natural gas storage injection season. Especially after last year’s bitter cold weather throughout the U.S., which led to record-breaking natural gas withdrawals.

Learn more about ENGlobal by visiting www.englobal.com

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Latitude 360, Inc. (LATX) Utilizing Proven Marketing Tool to Promote Increased Customer Loyalty

Despite heavy competition from home consoles and mobile gaming systems, the market for combined restaurant/entertainment venues has continued to thrive in recent years. According to a report by IBISWorld, the arcade, food and entertainment complexes industry has experienced consistent growth over the past five years, accounting for approximately $2 billion in domestic revenue in 2014. Latitude 360, Inc. (OTCQB: LATX), through its chain of award-winning upscale dining and entertainment locations, is capitalizing on this industry growth while laying the groundwork for aggressive national expansion.

Latitude’s current portfolio includes three locations in strong markets across the United States – including Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacksonville, FL; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the first quarter of 2015, the company leveraged the marketability of these locations to record a 19 percent year-over-year increase in gross sales. In particular, Latitude had tremendous success in selling specialized membership cards, surpassing 5,000 ‘360x Club’ memberships since the start of the program in the summer of 2014.

In June, Latitude cleared the way for the continued growth of its membership program by teaming with leading consumer management platform Clutch to upgrade the club’s backbone technology. These upgrades are expected to allow the company to more effectively encourage customer loyalty, in addition to serving as an immediate source of added revenue. Industry leaders, including Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY), utilize similar programs to promote repeat visits.

“We’re excited to partner with Clutch to integrate its advanced technology and provide streamlined, cross-channel experiences that deliver valuable entertainment benefits and rewards to our members,” Brent W. Brown, chief executive officer of Latitude, stated in a news release. “Clutch… [has] taken our concept to the next level by providing our guests with exceptional value while driving revenue and trips to our venue.”

The company’s current membership program is split into three unique tiers providing varying levels of benefits based on membership fees. The free ‘VIP’ loyalty program, also known as the ‘Green Membership’, offers redeemable points for purchases made in any of Latitude’s locations. However, benefits are greatly increased for members of the company’s fee-based ‘360x Club’. These members, which can choose between ‘Blue Membership’ and ‘Black Membership’ programs, enjoy access to monthly benefits worth $150 and $300, respectively.

Through the continued development and refinement of its membership club, Latitude is taking significant strides toward enhancing customer loyalty and increasing its market share. As the company continues to expand its network of restaurant/entertainment venues, it is in a strong strategic position to capitalize on the favorable conditions of the restaurant industry while promoting sustainable returns moving forward.

For more information, visit www.latitude360.com

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1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. (FLWS) Growing in Competitive Online Gift Shop Market through Commitment to Customer Service

1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLWS) has remained the world’s leading florist and gift shop for nearly four decades by consistently delighting customers through the delivery of fresh flowers and gifts for every occasion. The company promotes industry-leading customer satisfaction through its unique 100% Smile Guarantee®, which ensures that every gift meets and exceeds the expectations of the recipient. FLWS’s commitment to excellence also applies to its employees, as the company was recently named as a winner of the 2015 “Best Companies to Work for in New York State” award by the New York Society for Human Resource Management.

The gifts offered by FLWS include a diverse collection of popular brands – including The Popcorn Factory®, Cheryl’s®, Fannie May®, 1-800-Baskets.com®, FruitBouqets.com, Stock Yards® and FineStationery.com®, as well as recently-acquired gourmet food gift brand Harry & David®. This extensive product catalog gives the company access to a wide variety of gift markets that meet the diverse needs of consumers. In recent months, FLWS has leveraged the marketability of this portfolio to post strong financial growth. During its fiscal third quarter ending March 2015, the company recorded a 29.3 percent year-over-year increase in total revenues and attracted approximately 815,000 new customers, reaffirming the viability of its aggressive acquisition strategy.

“During the fiscal third quarter, we saw solid performance across all of our business segments,” Jim McCann, chief executive officer of FLWS, stated in a news release. “As we continue our integration of Harry & David, we plan to build on this by leveraging our business platform, our growing family of gift brands and the millions of customers we serve across all of our business channels.”

In addition to its consumer offerings, FLWS operates BloomNet®, the leading floral industry service provider. Through BloomNet, the company provides personalized service and quality products to local retail florists across the nation and around the planet, giving FLWS strategic access to the performance of hundreds of local florists and successfully adding to its extensive global market share.

The company’s unique combination of diverse product offerings, industry-leading customer service and developed market presence makes FLWS an intriguing investment opportunity for prospective shareholders. Look for the company to lean on its considerable industry expertise in order to promote continued financial growth for the foreseeable future.

For more information, visit www.1800flowers.com

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Insignia Systems, Inc. (ISIG) Providing Effective Promotional Tools for the Pivotal Point of Decision

Insignia Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIG) is a developer and marketer of innovative in-store products, programs and services that help consumer goods manufacturers and retail partners drive sales at the point of purchase. The company’s at-shelf media solutions are utilized at approximately 13,000 retail supermarkets by an extensive client list of more than 200 major consumer goods manufacturers – including General Mills (NYSE: GIS), Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), Kraft Foods, Nestle and P&G (NYSE: PG). By helping clients make an impact on the three-second decision cycle of consumers at the shelf, Insignia has thrived in the marketing industry for 25 years.

The company’s latest addition to its marketing portfolio is The Like Machine™, a groundbreaking consumer engagement tool that harnesses the power of social media to reinforce brand confidence and promote increased sales figures. Through the use of this technology, consumers are able to give immediate feedback to store managers and fellow shoppers, opening the door for an improved shopping experience built on the preferences of a particular community. In a six-month limited release, The Like Machine garnered more than 480,000 shopper endorsements, demonstrating the vast market potential for the technology as it approaches full-scale release.

“We have created an easy and immediate way for shoppers to express their opinions about what they’re buying, and to be informed by the decisions of others in their neighborhood at scale,” John Gonsior, president and chief financial officer of Insignia, stated in a news release. “It is a powerful indicator whether shoppers are buying cereal, laundry detergent or orange juice, and a unique new data set for retailers and manufacturers to leverage.”

In the first quarter of 2015, Insignia successfully leveraged the marketability of its product line to promote solid financial growth. The company’s total net sales for the period rose by 2.2 percent from the previous year to $6.5 million. Additionally, Insignia recorded a 0.9 percent year-over-year improvement to its gross profit margin for the quarter, achieving $2.8 million in gross profit. Moving forward, the company will look to build on this financial performance through continued innovation of its core assets as needed to meet the evolving demands of the retail market.

For prospective shareholders, Insignia’s established position within the retail marketing segment could provide a platform for the company to realize sustainable returns in the months to come. Look for Insignia to continue leaning on the versatility of its portfolio of core assets in order to promote continued financial growth for the foreseeable future.

For more information, visit www.insigniasystems.com

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Comstock Mining, Inc. (LODE) Cuts Costs, Records Improved Gross Margins in Second Quarter 2015

Comstock Mining (NYSE MKT: LODE) is a Nevada-based gold and silver mining company with extensive, contiguous property in the historic Comstock and Silver City mining districts. Additionally, the company is an emerging leader in sustainable, responsible mining practices – including concurrent and accelerated reclamations, soil sampling, voluntary air monitoring, cultural asset protection and historical restorations. In 2012, LODE completed infrastructure construction and initiated production at its Comstock property, leveraging the largest known repository of geological data on the region in order to achieve maximized stockholder value.

In recent months, LODE has continued to make considerable production progress in the region, promoting strong financial results. Despite gold prices falling nearly 18 percent over the past year, the company achieved mining revenue of $5.4 million in the second quarter of 2015, which was just an 11 percent year-over-year decrease. In order to offset the decline in revenue, LODE successfully decreased the costs associated with mining operations by 42 percent from the previous year, helping the company achieve an impressive gross margin of more than 41 percent for the period while demonstrating the immense value of its experienced management team.

Moving forward, LODE is turning its attention toward its Lucerne underground drilling and development project. The company recently completed extensive geological development and modeling through the use of previously collected drilling data and historic underground mining maps, allowing it to locate a definitive underground development target that presents significant opportunity for immediate exploration. LODE plans to partner with American Mine and Tunneling LLC and American Drilling Company, Inc. to commence development of underground access to the site in the coming weeks.

“Our goals for this year are minimizing operating costs and expanding the Lucerne exploration and development activities,” Corrado De Gasperis, chief executive officer of LODE, stated in a news release. “We expect to be cash positive from operations for the full year 2015, while transitioning our mining activities during the third quarter and initiating underground development.”

For prospective shareholders, LODE’s recent financial growth – despite slumping commodity prices – demonstrates the tremendous potential for the company when gold prices begin to rebound. Look for LODE to make strong progress toward the development of its Lucerne project in the months to come, providing a platform for continued market growth for the foreseeable future.

For more information, visit www.comstockmining.com

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Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc. (ESES) Increasing Utilization following Promising First Quarter Results in Argentine Oil Industry

Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESES) is an environmentally-focused oilfield services and technology company providing proprietary field management technologies and well stimulation and completion services to oil and gas producers in the international unconventional shale markets. Through a unique process designed to predict high probability production zones, the company offers its clients an opportunity to decrease the number of stages stimulated in shale plays, providing the means for dramatically reduced emissions, surface footprint and water usage. Led by a management team with well over a century of cumulative industry experience, Eco-Stim is currently looking to build upon the strong results of its first full quarter of operations.

In the first quarter of 2015, Eco-Stim initiated start-up field operations in Argentina, demonstrating the considerable progress made over the course of the previous three years. During the period, the company performed well stimulation jobs for three unique customers in four different provinces throughout the South American nation, achieving initial revenues of $2.9 million despite relatively low utilization figures. Moving forward, Eco-Stim expects these projects to serve as qualifiers for a collection of active operators in the region, providing a platform for dramatically increased revenue in the years to come.

“In January 2012, we formed this company with the specific goal of providing best-in-class oilfield services in undersupplied markets around the world,” J. Chris Boswell, president and chief executive officer of Eco-Stim, stated in a news release. “I am very proud of the outstanding team we have brought together in Argentina to make Eco-Stim a success. We have an excellent service record and one of the safest operations in the country.”

The company expects to increase its utilization capacity in the coming months by introducing a second well stimulation fleet to its current Argentina-based operations. Through this growth, Eco-Stim will be in a strengthened strategic position to capitalize on the forecast increases in drilling activity in the Vaca Muerta formation of Argentina’s Neuquén province, which is expected to rise despite slumping global oil prices. In April, prospective investors were given a preview of this potential production increase when a 45,000 barrel per day surge in shale output was ordered by the Argentine government in order to combat the country’s current energy deficit, according to Reuters.

In recent weeks, Eco-Stim has turned much of its focus toward securing the necessary capital to adequately expand its current operations. In June, the company announced a public offering of common stock shares that is expected to raise gross proceeds of up to $30 million. With these funds, Eco-Stim will secure its second pressure pumping fleet ahead of expanding its utilization capacity. For potential shareholders, the company’s rapidly growing position within one of the world’s most promising oil production regions makes it an intriguing investment opportunity.

For more information, visit www.ecostim-es.com

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BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) Utilizing Proprietary Drug Delivery Technology to Improve upon Previously Approved Therapeutics

BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) is a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus in the areas of pain management and addiction medications. Utilizing its proprietary BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA®) drug delivery technology, the company is developing new applications of proven therapies aimed at addressing important unmet medical needs. By building upon previously approved therapeutics, BDSI is able to adhere to a more time-efficient regulatory pathway, effectively shortening the development process and providing a streamlined method for the company to pursue its ultimate goal of enhancing patient care.

The company’s product portfolio includes two unique treatment options currently approved for commercialization – ONSOLIS®, for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain, and BUNAVAIL™, for the treatment of opioid dependence. In the first quarter of 2015, BDSI made significant progress with both of these products. In particular, BUNAVAIL recorded a 25 percent month-over-month growth average in prescription sales throughout the period, and the company reacquired North American marketing rights for ONSOLIS, clearing the way for future commercialization.

“We continue to make progress with the launch of BUNAVAIL,” Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, president and chief executive officer of BDSI, stated in a news release. “[W]e are making significant advancements in securing managed care and pharmacy access to BUNAVAIL… providing additional access to over 30,000 prescriptions each month.”

Through the ongoing launch of BUNAVAIL, BDSI gains access to a large and significantly underserved market within the U.S. pharmaceutical industry. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 2.5 million people throughout the country are currently dependent on prescription opioids. As a result, the current market for the treatment of opioid dependence was estimated at $1.7 billion in 2013, demonstrating the considerable market potential of BUNAVAIL.

In May, BDSI took a major step toward capitalizing on this potential through the expansion of its sales and managed markets teams. Through these hires, the company added valuable sales and managed markets experience that’s expected to drive substantial growth in both sales and market share in the months to come.

“We are extremely pleased to have hired a number of key sales and managed markets personnel previously with Salix, a leader in its respective field and one driven by a strong commercial sales organization,” continued Sirgo. “This provides us with a strong sales and managed markets leadership team as we continue to advance the commercialization of BUNAVAIL.”

For prospective shareholders, BDSI’s favorable product pipeline should provide a platform for sustainable market growth in the future. Look for the company to leverage this positioning in order to promote strong returns moving forward.

For more information, visit www.bdsi.com

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