Quick Facts About USANA
Take a look at some of the moments that have shaped USANA into the company you love (for a deeper look, check out What is USANA?).
1992 — Dr. Myron Wentz establishes USANA Health Sciences.
1996 — USANA’s corporate headquarters are built. After a number of additions, it is an 80,000 square-foot facility.
1996 — USANA opens for business in Canada and kicks off its ever-growing international expansion.
1996 — USANA’s name is on the ticker tape with its official listing on the NASDAQ National Market System (USNA). The company now trades on the New York Stock Exchange.
1998 — USANA expands into Australia and New Zealand. This requires TGA approval and meeting pharmaceutical-based Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). This is USANA’s first outside audit and manufacturing certification.
1998 — Annual sales surpass $100 million.
1999 — USANA launches in Hong Kong. This is the company’s introduction to the Asian markets.
1999 — Team USANA is born when USANA sponsors its first athletes, the U.S. and Canadian speed skating teams. It also starts the Athlete Guarantee Program.
2001 — The Independent Distributor Council (IDC), a council where elected Associates work with the management team to make USANA better, is re-established.
2002 — Olivol®, a key ingredient in Mega Antioxidant, is patented in the United States; the patent was submitted by USANA scientists Dr. John Cuomo and Dr. Alexander Rabovsky.
2002 — USANA begins charitable giving with Children’s Hunger Fund.
2004 — Sensé™ is re-launched with U.S. Patent-pending, self-preserving formulas.
2006 — Team USANA expands when USANA becomes the Official Health Supplement Supplier of the Women’s Tennis Association.
2007 — MyHealthPak™, the leader in personalized supplementation, is launched.
2008 — Rev3 Energy® drink, USANA’s low-glycemic energy solution, hits the streets.
2009 — Forbes.com names Dave Wentz one of “America’s 20 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under.”
2009 — Million Dollar Club, USANA’s group of Associates who have earned at least $1 million USD in commissions*, grows to more than 130 Associates. In 2012, that number has grown to close nearly 200 members.
2010 — USANA expands into China, making the company one of only 25 direct-selling companies legally operating in that country.
2011 — The Healthy Home, by Dr. Wentz and Dave Wentz is published and hits The New York Times best-seller list.
2012 — USANA is voted one of Outside Magazine’s “50 Best Places to Work” for the fourth year in a row.
2012 — Building on previous charitable efforts, USANA creates the USANA True Health Foundation, a worldwide nonprofit organization.
2012 — USANA hits the refresh button, introducing to the world a new look, new tagline and new brand promise.
2012 — USANA announces expansion into three new markets: France, Belgium, and Thailand.
2013 — USANA earns top honor from ConsumerLab.com customer satisfaction survey.
2013 — USANA named NutriSearch Editor’s Choice for third time.
2013 — The Colombia office opens, marking USANA’s 19th market worldwide.
2013 — USANA announces plans to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in China.
2014 — Team USANA brings home 30 medals — including 13 gold — from Sochi.
2014 — USANA pays out $2.5 billion US in commissions in its 22-year existence.
2014 — USANA launches its eBusiness Transformation — a complete overhaul of digital tools.
2015 — USANA becomes a trusted partner and sponsor of The Dr. Oz Show.
2015 — MySmartFoods shakes and bars are introduced.
2015 — USANA officially opens for business in Indonesia, the company’s 20th market.
2016 — USANA is changing the future of nutritional science with the launch of its U.S. patent-pending USANA InCelligence Technology™. Announced at the 2016 USANA International Convention, this innovative cell-signaling technology is found in various USANA products, including the new CellSentials™.
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