Bill’s Garden Adventure — Episode 5: The secret behind the blooming success of Merit Medical Supply’s employee garden

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, July 31, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — In 1987, Fred Lampropoulos, founder of the South Jordan-based business Merit Medical Systems, planted a seed, with the not-so-simple idea of developing and distributing precision medical devices worldwide.

Three decades later, the $600 million company is a thriving global concern, employing thousands and generating a half-billion dollars in sales annually.

Now, Lampropoulos and the leadership of Merit Medical Supply are planting another seed — the development of an employee garden, one of the largest in the United States.

Our own Bill Gephardt took a tour of the budding enterprise, and if employee reaction is any indication, the project is already a blooming success.

To stroll through the garden yourself, click on the video player above.

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