FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2023 Local Biotech Company Tides Medical Earns Coveted Spot on the Inc. 5000 Recognition List

[Lafayette, LA] – Tides Medical, a local leader in biotech manufacturing and distribution, revealed today that it is included in the prestigious 2023 Inc. 5000 list. Tides came in at the 2,339th spot, with impressive three-year revenue growth of 236 percent. Additionally, Tides ranked 11th in the state of Louisiana and was the only company ranked in the biotech industry. This recognition highlights the company’s exceptional growth and impact in the highly competitive wound care biologics industry.

The Inc. 5000 list is an annual ranking that celebrates the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Earning a place on this distinguished list demonstrates Tides Medical’s commitment to transforming healthcare through innovative solutions.

Founded nearly 13 years ago, Tides Medical’s success is attributed to its talented team of technicians and professionals who work to develop wound care technologies and who provide unparalleled customer service, therefore, supporting providers in expanding access to advanced products like skin substitutes. With a recent emphasis on research and development, the company has embraced possibilities and forward-thinking technologies that will shape the future of healthcare.

“We are tremendously honored to be recognized on the Inc. 5000 list,” said Joe Spell, CEO, of Tides Medical. “Though we measure our work by our purpose to impact the millions of patients suffering from chronic wounds each year, we could not do so without our team’s hard work in recent years.”

As Tides Medical continues to evolve and expand its portfolio of placenta-derived technologies, the company remains committed to its core values of putting patients first, delivering over-the-top customer service, allowing the best idea to win, and playing the long game. The team envisions a future where their innovations will positively impact patients across the country.

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Tides Medical is a biotechnology company that sources and acquires donated placentas to make advanced skin substitutes. Based in Lafayette, LA, Tides also works closely with physicians and their staff to help them navigate the complex reimbursement process, ensuring that patients have access to the full range of treatment options they deserve. For more information, visit