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I-Flow welcomes AcryMed as 2007 growth exceeds forecasts

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

I-Flow, the Lake Forest, California-based manufacturer of pain management systems, said total sales for 2007 outpaced its expectations by increasing 24% to $116.5m. The company had previously forecast annual sales growth to be 20%. Sales of its regional anaesthesia products, which provide site-specific pain management, were also better than expected, growing 32% to $89.6m. In conjunction with its preliminary 2007 results, the firm announced the closing of its acquisition of AcryMed. I-Flow inked a $25m all-cash deal to buy the Beaverton, Oregon-based developer of silver-based infection control and wound healing technologies in December 2007 (see Clinica No 1287, p 12).

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