SHELTON, Connecticut, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Survey Sampling International (SSI), the world's leading provider of online, offline and mixed access sampling solutions, today reported strong double-digit revenue and EBIT growth year to date in 2010. SSI is seeing sales climb globally, particularly in key emerging regions, such as Latin America. In addition, it is realizing a high return on the substantial investments it made over the past 18 months in new sampling technologies and improved infrastructure.
SSI also has invested significantly in strengthening its technology and client services teams to ensure it delivers the optimal service experience to both clients and research respondents, increasing head count 12% over the past year. It continues to grow its global Knowledge Team of senior methodologists, focused on advancing sampling science to optimize research results. Through the Knowledge Team, SSI sponsors extensive "research on research" to provide critical insights into enhancing sampling and survey design.
"With our extensive investments in innovative technologies and methodologies, we are implementing 'the science of sampling' as a fundamental component of our sample delivery systems. SSI Dynamix(TM), our breakthrough dynamic sampling platform, is a prime example of how we are taking sampling to the next level," says Kees de Jong, CEO of SSI. "For more than 30 years, SSI has had a singular focus on delivering quality sample backed by methodological excellence-and we are gratified to see clients around the world respond in growing numbers by trusting their projects to us.
"It is exciting to watch our business continue to expand in both size and scope-and our offerings grow to encompass new geographies, new audiences and new access technologies. In 2010, we added substantial online B2B access to our wide consumer reach. During 2011, we will extend significantly our patient and caregiver access in target markets. At the same time, we will continue to invest in new technology platforms. In addition, we've seen our global footprint strengthen, with SSI making significant inroads not only in established countries but in key emerging regions, such as Latin America and Asia."
About Survey Sampling International
Survey Sampling International (http://www.surveysampling.com) is the premier global provider of sampling solutions for survey research. SSI reaches respondents in 72 countries via Internet, telephone and mobile/wireless. Client services include questionnaire design consultation, programming and hosting, and data processing. SSI serves more than 2,000 clients, including 48 of the top 50 research organizations. Founded in 1977, SSI has 17 offices in 15 countries.
SOURCE: Survey Sampling International
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