April 06, 2011 10:30 ET

SOHM Projects Revenue Growth of 200 Percent in 2011 as Major Launch of Diabetic Products Begins Across India

India Expected to Become the Diabetic Capital of the World by 2015

BUENA PARK, CA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories announced today that the Company projects revenue growth of 200 percent in 2011. The growth is expected due to a major manufacturing and marketing expansion of the SOHM Brand of diabetic products in India. The launch of a full range of anti-diabetic products in the states of Gujarat and Chattisgarh is anticipated to have a significant impact on revenue growth through Q4 of 2011.

India is expected to become the diabetic capital of the world in the year 2015 as the number of diabetic patients increases yearly. The present market size of diabetic products in India is Rs. 2,500 crore, over $500 Million USD, with a growth rate of 29 percent per year.

Shailesh Shah, President and CEO of SOHM, Inc. stated, "Our team in India has worked diligently to prepare and launch our product line for the Indian diabetes market. Diabetes in India has long passed the stage of an epidemic and numbers have given the country the dubious distinction of diabetes capital of the world. Manufacturing and distributing generic anti-diabetic products is our way of helping in this growing public health problem. This is a great opportunity for SOHM to build our business and make a massive difference to the lives of people in urgent need of affordable generic pharmaceutical drugs."

About SOHM, Inc.
SOHM, Inc. is a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories. Global headquarters is located in North America with manufacturing sites in India. Generic pharmaceuticals are exported globally with a focus on distribution in emerging markets in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

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