2005

  • 9/4/05 9:23 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 4, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) established a Hurricane Katrina Home Medical Equipment (HME) hotline for HME providers and consumers to call regarding their urgent medical equipment needs. The toll-free telephone number is 1-888-966-6468. Invacare's Customer Service department will be open for business from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST throughout the Labor Day weekend and holiday to support the urgent equipment needs of HME providers. Additionally,more...
  • 7/28/05 8:00 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) today announced that its financial results for the second quarter and first half of the year ended June 30, 2005 were in range with recent guidance. CONSOLIDATED RESULTS Earnings per share for the second quarter were $0.40 versus $0.56 for the second quarter last year, while net earnings for the quarter were $12.9 million versus $18.0 million for the second quarter last year. Net sales for the quarter increased 17more...
  • 7/13/05 8:40 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) today announced that Dale LaPorte, partner at Calfee, Haltermore...
  • 7/6/05 8:01 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) today announced that it has lowered earnings per share guidance for the second quarter of 2005 and the full year. Anticipated second quarter earnings performance is below Invacare's expectations largely due to lower than anticipated revenues across all geographies and higher freight costs, particularly in North America. Prior guidance anticipated that revenue growth excluding foreign currency and acquisitions wouldmore...
  • 6/8/05 9:00 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 8, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) announced today the company has acquired Altimate Medical, Inc. ("Altimate"). Terms of the cash purchase are not being disclosed. A U.S.-based company with operations in Morton, Minnesota, Altimate designs and manufactures standing frames and mobility aids for the rehabilitation market. Altimate's products fit well with Invacare's Helixx Group, which has a number of highly customized products for the rehab market.more...
  • 5/25/05 3:31 pm EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2005--The Board of Directors of Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) announced that it declared a cash dividend of $.0125 per share on its common shares and $.011364 per share on its Class B common shares payable July 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on July 1, 2005. Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC), headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, is the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative home and long-term care medical products that promotemore...
  • 5/16/05 8:54 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) was honored with the Community Service Leadership Award at the May 11, 2005, Business Leadership Awards. The Awards were sponsored by The Rotary Club of Cleveland and Cleveland State University's Nance College of Business Administration. Father Ralph E. Wiatrowski, president of the Rotary Club of Cleveland, presented the Community Service Award to Invacare. The award recognized Invacare as a business firm thatmore...
  • 5/13/05 8:00 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2005--A. Malachi Mixon, III, chairman and chief executive officer of Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC), will present at the Banc of America Securities Health Care Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, May 19, 2005 at 2:00p.m. PST. The live and archived audio versions of the presentation will be accessible from May 19, 2005 until June 3, 2005 on the company's website at www.invacare.com. Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC), headquartered in Elyria, Ohiomore...
  • 4/28/05 8:00 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 28, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) today announced that its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2005 were in range with previous guidance. CONSOLIDATED RESULTS Earnings per share for the quarter decreased 5% to $0.42 versus $0.44 for the first quarter last year, while net earnings for the quarter were $13.5 million versus $14.2 million for the first quarter last year. Net sales for the quarter increased 15% to $370.9 millionmore...
  • 4/19/05 12:08 pm EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2005--On April 18, 2005, spectators at the 109th Boston Marathon witnessed the speed and agility of Invacare Corporation's Top End(R) Eliminator(TM) OSR Racing Chair as the top three finishers in both the men's and women's wheelchair divisions raced this chair to victory. Team Invacare's victory was accented by Ernst Van Dyk, who achieved a record fifth consecutive win at the Marathon. With a winning time of 1:24:45, Team Invacare's Van Dyk was moremore...

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