Invacare Corporation Named to IndustryWeek U.S. 500

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:00 am EDT

Dateline:

ELYRIA, Ohio

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
IVC

ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) has been named to IndustryWeek Magazine’s U.S. 500, a list of the largest publicly-held manufacturing companies headquartered in the United States. Invacare is ranked 393, up from its 2008 ranking of 407.

“Invacare is honored to be recognized by IndustryWeek,” said A. Malachi Mixon, III, chairman and chief executive officer. “When I led the leveraged buy-out of Invacare in 1979, Invacare had three small Ohio manufacturing facilities. Over the past 30 years, Invacare has grown to 14 manufacturing locations in North America and 16 additional manufacturing facilities throughout the world. The hard work of our associates and their commitment to quality are essential to Invacare’s success.”

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 promote recovery and active lifestyles. The company has 6,100 associates and markets its products in 80 countries around the world. For more information about the company and its products, visit Invacare’s website at www.invacare.com.

Contact:

Invacare Corporation
Lara Mahoney, 440-329-6393

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