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1 Invacare Way

Elyria, OH 44035

United States

Phone: 800-333-6900

Fax: 877-619-7996

Invacare Corporation manufactures and distributes medical equipment used in the home and long-term care settings. The company designs, manufactures and distributes a line of health care products for the non-acute care environment, including the home health care and extended care markets. It sells its products principally to home health care and medical equipment providers, distributors and government locations in the United States, Europe, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Asia. The company’s products are sold through its worldwide distribution network by its sales force, telesales associates and independent manufacturers’ representatives and distributors. Geographical Segments and Product Categories The company operates in four primary business segments: North America/Home Medical Equipment (North America/HME), Institutional Products Group (IPG), Europe and Asia/Pacific. North America/HME This segment sells each of three primary product lines, which includes: lifestyle, mobility and seating and respiratory therapy products. North America North America includes various segments in the United States and Canada: North America/HME and IPG. Mobility and Seating Products Power Wheelchairs: The company manufactures a line of power wheelchairs for individuals who require independent powered mobility. The range includes products that can be significantly customized to meet an individual’s specific needs, as well as products that are inherent to a range of individual requirements. Center-wheel drive power wheelchair lines are marketed under the Invacare TDX brand name. The TDX line of power wheelchairs offers a combination of power, stability and maneuverability. Power tilt and recline seating systems are offered as well. The Pronto series of power wheelchairs with SureStep stability feature center-wheel drive performance. Custom Manual Wheelchairs: The company manufactures and markets a range of custom manual wheelchairs for everyday, sports and recreational uses. These lightweight chairs are marketed under the Invacare and Invacare Top End brand names. The chairs provide mobility for people with moderate to severe disabilities in their everyday activities, as well as for use in various sports such as basketball, racing and tennis. Personal Mobility: The company distributes personal mobility products, including power scooters available in three-wheel and four-wheel versions. Seating and Positioning Products: The company markets seat cushions, back supports and accessories under three series: the Invacare Seating & Positioning series provides seating solutions; the Invacare Matrx Series includes modular seating; and the Invacare PinDot series offers custom seating solutions. The company also markets specialty seating products, pediatric seating and wheelchairs, as well as various standers that allow people to stand who otherwise would be unable. Lifestyle Products Manual Wheelchairs: The company’s manual wheelchairs are sold for use inside and outside the home, institutional settings or public places. Users include people who are chronically or temporarily disabled and require basic mobility performance with little or no frame modification. The company’s manual wheelchair lines, which are marketed under the Invacare brand name, include the 9000, the Tracer and the Veranda wheelchairs. These wheelchairs are designed to accommodate the diverse capabilities and needs of the individual. Personal Care: The company distributes a line of personal care products, including ambulatory aids, such as crutches, canes, rollators, walkers, knee walkers and wheeled walkers. Also available are safety aids, such as tub transfer benches, shower chairs and grab bars, and patient care products, such as commodes and other toilet assist aids. Homecare Beds: The company manufactures and distributes various manual, semi-electric and fully-electric beds for home use under the Invacare brand name. Homecare bed accessories include bedside rails, mattresses, overbed tables and trapeze bars. Also available are bariatric beds and accompanying accessories to serve the special needs of bariatric patients. Pressu

 

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