Invacare Corporation designs, manufactures and distributes an extensive line of healthcare products for the non-acute care environment, including the home healthcare, retail and extended care markets. The company claims to be the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment and supplies used in the home. It sells its products principally to over 25,000 home healthcare and medical equipment providers, distributors and local government locations in the US, Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand and Asia.
When Invacare was acquired in December 1979 by a group of investors, including some of its current officers and directors, it had US$19.5 million in net sales and a limited product line of standard wheelchairs and patient aids. In 2012, Invacare exceeded US$1.4 billion in net sales. Since 1979, the company’s workforce has increased from 300 employees to approximately 6,200.
The Invacare Medical Device Company Report provides a full review of the company's medical device activities, from its origins to its latest corporate activity, including mergers and acquisitions, agreements, divestitures and litigation. Sections are also included on products, corporate strategy and R&D.
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Evaluate competitive threats Maximise product and market opportunities Identify collaborators and strategic partners Understand the operating market environment Benchmark your performance against competitors Coverage Overview
Key contact information Introduction to Invacare and its current activities Summary of its financial performance Key recent events in an “at a glance” format Strategic Focus
The company’s aims and its areas of focus Financial Review
Current year and annual financial data, including revenue breakdowns by product area and geographic region (if available) Table providing in-depth five-year financial analysis Employee data, including breakdown by company division and geographic location Product Overview
Core product areas, key brands, product approvals and launches Identifies the company’s major competitors Research and Development
How much has been invested in R&D? Where is the research based? What alliances and agreements does Invacare have and with whom? Manufacturing and Distribution
Identifying the company’s manufacturing locations Sales and marketing facilities Agreements
With whom has Invacare reached agreements and what do they involve? Key contracts awarded Mergers and Acquisitions