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August 4, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
American Tourister to Be Bought by Luggage Rival: Hillenbrand Industries Inc. said it agreed to sell the luggage company to privately held Astrum International Corp. of New York--maker of Samsonite luggage--for $70 million. American Tourister, with about 1,200 employees, is based in Warren, R.I., but Hillenbrand had already planned to shift the unit's operations to Jacksonville, Fla.
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November 17, 2005 | From Associated Press
Hospital bed and casket maker Hillenbrand Industries Inc. agreed to pay $337.5 million to settle an antitrust class-action lawsuit that challenged its "bundled pricing" discounting of specialty hospital beds. Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System of Spartanburg, S.C., sued Hillenbrand in June 2003, alleging attempted monopolization of the hospital bed market with discounting practices that violated federal antitrust rules. Chairman Ray J.
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BUSINESS
July 10, 1996
I-Flow Corp. said Tuesday that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Hillenbrand Industries Inc.'s Block Medical unit, a San Diego manufacturer of portable infusion devices. I-Flow will pay about $15 million in cash, $2 million of I-Flow common stock, and five-year, non-callable warrants to acquire 250,000 I-Flow common shares for the stock's price on the closing date. Block Medical had revenue of about $13.5 million in 1995.
BUSINESS
December 26, 1997 | GARY SILVERMAN, NEWSDAY
For those who think banking is a dying business, consider that a list of recent applicants for federal thrift charters included Hillenbrand Industries Inc., America's leading maker of funeral caskets. The company began making coffins 113 years ago in Batesville, Ind.
BUSINESS
November 17, 2005 | From Associated Press
Hospital bed and casket maker Hillenbrand Industries Inc. agreed to pay $337.5 million to settle an antitrust class-action lawsuit that challenged its "bundled pricing" discounting of specialty hospital beds. Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System of Spartanburg, S.C., sued Hillenbrand in June 2003, alleging attempted monopolization of the hospital bed market with discounting practices that violated federal antitrust rules. Chairman Ray J.
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December 26, 1997 | GARY SILVERMAN, NEWSDAY
For those who think banking is a dying business, consider that a list of recent applicants for federal thrift charters included Hillenbrand Industries Inc., America's leading maker of funeral caskets. The company began making coffins 113 years ago in Batesville, Ind.
BUSINESS
July 24, 1996
I-Flow Corp. said Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of Block Medical Inc., a maker of portable infusion devices, from Hillenbrand Industries Inc. for stock, warrants and $15 million in cash. Block Medical, which is headquartered in San Diego and has a manufacturing facility in northern Mexico, had revenue of approximately $13.5 million for the fiscal year ended Dec. 2.
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April 24, 1996 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
I-Flow Corp., a maker of medical infusion pumps, agreed to buy San Diego-based competitor Block Medical Inc. in a deal that could double its size. The Irvine company, which signed a letter of intent, said that it expects to pay $17 million in cash and stock for Block Medical's assets. Block Medical, a unit of Hillenbrand Industries Inc. in Batesville, Ind., had sales of $13.5 million for the fiscal year ended Dec. 2, 1995, compared to I-Flow's total of $10.
BUSINESS
August 3, 1997
* Stephen P. Barrett, Cynthia S. Dubin, Edward J. Kania, Stephen W. Raab and William P. von Blasingame have been named vice presidents of Edison Mission Energy in Irvine. Barrett oversees Edison Mission Energy's business development activities in Australia. Dubin is responsible for all financial activities in the company's Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa regions. Kania heads legal activities in the Asia Pacific region.
BUSINESS
July 10, 1996
I-Flow Corp. said Tuesday that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Hillenbrand Industries Inc.'s Block Medical unit, a San Diego manufacturer of portable infusion devices. I-Flow will pay about $15 million in cash, $2 million of I-Flow common stock, and five-year, non-callable warrants to acquire 250,000 I-Flow common shares for the stock's price on the closing date. Block Medical had revenue of about $13.5 million in 1995.
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August 4, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
American Tourister to Be Bought by Luggage Rival: Hillenbrand Industries Inc. said it agreed to sell the luggage company to privately held Astrum International Corp. of New York--maker of Samsonite luggage--for $70 million. American Tourister, with about 1,200 employees, is based in Warren, R.I., but Hillenbrand had already planned to shift the unit's operations to Jacksonville, Fla.
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