Byline: S. A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Business Writer
Business: Medical diagnostics
CEO: Jim Reid-Anderson
2002 revenue: $1.28 billion
2002 income: $230 million before taxes, depreciation, amortization and special charges
Web site: www.dadebehring.com
After emerging from Chapter 11 reorganization last fall in just 60 days, Deerfield-based Dade Behring made its debut on the Nasdaq stock market last month and watched its stock jump from about $14 to more than $19.
Now, Chief Executive Officer Jim Reid-Anderson is eyeing steady growth after years of mergers and acquisitions that ended up saddling the medical testing company with overwhelming debt.
The company started in 1994 when a group of investors bought Baxter's diagnostics business with …