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DeVilbiss moves oxygen concentrator production to the US

January 8, 2014HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. - In the latest step in its effort to move production from China to the U.S., DeVilbiss is now manufacturing its redesigned 5 Liter Oxygen Concentrator at its Somerset, Pa. headquarters, the company announced Jan. 6. The new two-piece cabinet design is quieter, easier to assemble and disassemble, and has more efficient cooling, according to a release. “We are proud to offer an improved concentrator that is built to last and easy to maintain,” said Jim Clement, director of...

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Layoffs at Invacare hit 236

July 30, 2013HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare has laid off an additional 25 workers at its Taylor Street manufacturing facility. It's the third layoff at the facility: In late 2012, Invacare laid off 143 workers; and in April of this year, it laid off 68 workers. The reason: A consent decree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has limited production at the facility and, therefore, dampened sales. “It's something that we continue to evaluate as we work through the consent decree with the FDA,”...

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