April 4, 2011; Pinellas Park, FL
Altra Service Professionals, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Invacare Supply Group (ISG) to provide enteral and infusion pump service and repairs for Invacare customers.
“I am very pleased Invacare Supply Group has chosen to work with us. ISG has an excellent reputation and is seen as the industry leading distributor for enteral and infusion supplies”, says Bob DeChello, President and CEO of Altra Service Professionals. “I have worked with the folks at Invacare for many years and they have always been great to deal with. I am excited to have the opportunity to work with them again.”
Altra Service Profesionals will perform enteral and infusion pump preventive maintenance, recertification, and repairs on behalf of Invacare Supply Group. “This partnership will allow ISG to add this new service line without adding the time and costs associated with it,” DeChello says. “This model is a perfect fit for both companies. We’re looking forward to exceeding the expectations of Invacare and their customers.”
About Altra Service Professionals:
Altra Service was established in February of 2001 in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. Over the years, it has positioned itself as one of Florida’s premier medical equipment service and repair providers. In May of 2010, Altra Service was purchased and is subsequently renamed Altra Service Professionals, Inc. ASP works with all sizes of health care providers from smaller one site companies to large national organizations. Our close relationship with UPS allows us to service any state quickly and cost effectively. Whether it’s selling refurbished equipment, consulting, or performing respiratory and infusion service and repairs, ASP is the company with the experience and integrity other companies trust to work with.
About Invacare Supply Group:
Invacare Supply Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC). Headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, Invacare 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 6,300 associates and markets its products in 80 countries around the world. The Company was named to the 2010 Fortune 1000 list and to the 2010 IndustryWeek U.S. Manufacturing 500. For more information about the Company and its products, visit Invacare’s website at www.invacaresg.com or www.invacare.com.