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October 6, 1999 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The founder and chairman of Sunrise Medical Inc., a Carlsbad maker of crutches, wheelchairs and other medical devices, resigned Tuesday in an effort to allow the troubled company to start fresh after years of scandal and decreasing profit. Richard H.
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October 6, 1999 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The founder and chairman of Sunrise Medical Inc., a Carlsbad maker of crutches, wheelchairs and other medical devices, resigned Tuesday in an effort to allow the troubled company to start fresh after years of scandal and decreasing profit. Richard H.
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BUSINESS
August 24, 1992 | TOM PETRUNO
Big businesses usually grow from simple concepts, so Richard H. Chandler keeps his corporate credo to six words: "Products go down in price forever." As chairman of Torrance-based Sunrise Medical Inc., Chandler has built a $235-million medical-goods company in nine years by slashing costs, raising quality and investing heavily in the development of new products that ease the lives of disabled and older people.
BUSINESS
August 24, 1992 | TOM PETRUNO
Big businesses usually grow from simple concepts, so Richard H. Chandler keeps his corporate credo to six words: "Products go down in price forever." As chairman of Torrance-based Sunrise Medical Inc., Chandler has built a $235-million medical-goods company in nine years by slashing costs, raising quality and investing heavily in the development of new products that ease the lives of disabled and older people.
BUSINESS
July 1, 1993 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sunrise Medical of Torrance has agreed to acquire DeVilbiss Health Care, a fast-growing maker of home respiratory devices, in a deal valued at $130 million, Sunrise announced Wednesday. Sunrise, which makes wheelchairs, hospital beds and other rehabilitative equipment, said it would be the largest-ever transaction in the home care manufacturing industry.
BUSINESS
January 15, 1996 | TOM PETRUNO
There are few worse nightmares on Wall Street: You own highflying shares in a company that has been a fantastic earnings-growth story for many years. Then, out of the blue, you find out that the earnings growth has been phony--a deliberate falsification. Shareholders of Carlsbad-based Sunrise Medical Inc. have been living that nightmare since Oct. 26, when the medical products company announced that it had discovered accounting irregularities in a key division. On Jan.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1995
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April 30, 1991
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