Invacare Corporation to Host Conference Call to Discuss Q2 2007 Results

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 9:55 am EDT



Public Company Information:


ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) (Invacare or the Company) announces that it will release its preliminary operating results for the second quarter 2007 before the market opens on Tuesday, July 31, 2007. The Company will sponsor a conference call for investors and other interested parties on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at 9:30 AM ET to discuss the preliminary results.

Those wishing to participate in the live call should dial 1-888-498-8379, or +1-706-679-5239 for international callers, and enter meeting ID 10111636.

A digital recording will be available two hours after completion of the conference call, from July 31, 2007 to August 6, 2007. To access the recording, US/Canada callers should dial 1-800-642-1687 or +1-706-645-9291 for international callers, and enter the Conference ID 10111636.

Invacare, 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 5,700 associates and markets its products in 80 countries around the world. For more information about the Company and its products, visit Invacares website at

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Terms such as will, should, plan, intend, expect, continue, forecast, believe, anticipate and seek, as well as similar comments, are forward-looking in nature. Actual results and events may differ significantly from those expressed or anticipated as a result of risks and uncertainties which include, but are not limited to, the following: possible adverse effects of being substantially leveraged, which could impact our ability to raise capital, limit our ability to react to changes in the economy or our industry or expose us to interest rate risks; changes in government and other third-party payor reimbursement levels and practices; consolidation of health care customers and our competitors; ineffective cost reduction and restructuring efforts; inability to design, manufacture, distribute and achieve market acceptance of new products with higher functionality and lower costs; extensive government regulation of our products; lower cost imports; increased freight costs; failure to comply with regulatory requirements or receive regulatory clearance or approval for our products or operations in the United States or abroad; potential product recalls; uncollectible accounts receivable; difficulties in implementing a new Enterprise Resource Planning system; legal actions or regulatory proceedings and governmental investigations; product liability claims; inadequate patents or other intellectual property protection; incorrect assumptions concerning demographic trends that impact the market for our products; provisions in our bank credit agreements or other debt instruments that may prevent or delay a change in control; the loss of the services of our key management and personnel; decreased availability or increased costs of raw materials could increase our costs of producing our products; inability to acquire strategic acquisition candidates because of limited financing alternatives; risks inherent in managing and operating businesses in many different foreign jurisdictions; exchange rate fluctuations, as well as the risks described from time to time in Invacares reports as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except to the extent required by law, we do not undertake and specifically decline any obligation to review or update any forward-looking statements or to publicly announce the results of any revisions to any of such statements to reflect future events or developments or otherwise.


Invacare Corp.
Gregory C. Thompson, 440-329-6111
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

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