2005

  • 4/18/05 11:00 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) announced today the company has acquired Medical Support Systems Holdings Limited ("MSS"). Terms of the cash purchase are not being disclosed. A United Kingdom-based company with operations in Cardiff, Wales, MSS designs and manufactures high quality, foam pressure-reducing products for the healthcare market. MSS' products include mattresses, overlays and cushions for both armchairs and wheelchairs. MSS willmore...
  • 4/6/05 8:00 am EDT
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 6, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) announces the signing of an exclusive agreement with Microban International, Ltd., allowing the company to introduce Microban(R) antimicrobial technology into its standard products line, starting with bath safety products. Microban Intl., a global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, produces technology that protects products from stain- and odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew, making them easiermore...
  • 4/1/05 9:50 am EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 1, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) is proud to award a $50,000 grant to the Lorain County Urban League (LCUL) to support the organization's special events and projects as well as to launch the new Minority Business Development Center. "The Lorain County Urban League gives economically disadvantaged citizens the tools to succeed in their community," said A. Malachi Mixon, III, chairman and chief executive officer at Invacare. "As a Lorain Countymore...
  • 3/31/05 5:00 pm EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2005--Gregory C. Thompson, president HME group and chief financial officer of Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC), will present at the Sidoti Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum in New York, New York on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at 11:35 a.m., EST. The presentation, which will describe Invacare's strategic outlook and plans for continued growth, will be on the company's website at www.invacare.com. Invacare Corporation, headquartered in Elyria, Ohiomore...
  • 3/24/05 9:14 am EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 24, 2005--Better Investing magazine, the official publication of the National Association of Investors Corporation, has named Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) to its Top 100 Companies for the ninth year. The list ranks the 100 most popular and widely held stocks among investment clubs and their members nationwide as of early 2005. "Invacare is a long-time corporate member and active supporter of NAIC, and we are honored to be recognized again in the Top 100more...
  • 3/11/05 2:18 pm EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 11, 2005--As Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) continues to expand its educational offerings for rehab technology suppliers, the company is proud to announce that six of its Business Development Managers (BDM) now are certified Assistive Technology Suppliers (ATS(TM)). This certification differentiates those who are involved in the rehab industry, and it sets special standards for those who interface with rehab products. "Invacare's Business Developmentmore...
  • 2/4/05 2:21 pm EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 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 April 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on April 1, 2005. Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC - news), headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, is the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative home and long-term care medical products thatmore...
  • 2/2/05 8:00 am EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2004 were in line with recent guidance. CONSOLIDATED RESULTS Earnings per share for the quarter decreased 15% to $0.63 versus $0.74 for the fourth quarter last year, while net earnings for the quarter were $20.4 million versus $23.7 million last year. Net sales for the quarter increased 15% to $393.2 million versus $343.0more...
  • 1/19/05 8:00 am EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) today announced that it has entered into a new revolving credit facility for a five-year term. The $450 million credit facility replaces the previous $325 million facility and refinances the bridge loan in place to fund the purchase of WP Domus GmbH in September 2004. The new facility also has a provision to allow Invacare and its banks to increase the facility by an additional $100 million to $550 million. Themore...
  • 1/18/05 8:01 am EST
    ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2005--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) announced today the company has acquired Australian Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd ("AHE"). Terms of the cash purchase are not being disclosed. An Australian based company with operations in Sydney and Melbourne, AHE designs and manufactures beds, related furniture and pressure care products for home care and non-acute institutional care. AHE currently markets three well-known Australian brands, Murphy Healthcaremore...

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