LAVAL, Québec, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Savaria Corporation (TSX:SIS), one of North America’s leaders in the accessibility industry, declared on August 22nd a dividend of 3 cents ($0.03) per common share, in accordance with its monthly dividend policy, payable on September 17, 2018 to shareholders of record of the Corporation at the close of business on August 31, 2018. This is an eligible dividend within the meaning of the Income Tax Act.

Savaria Corporation ( is one of North America’s leaders in the accessibility industry. It provides accessibility solutions for the physically challenged to increase their comfort, their mobility and their independence. Its product line is one of the most comprehensive on the market. Savaria designs, manufactures, distributes and installs accessibility equipment, such as stairlifts for straight and curved stairs, vertical and inclined wheelchair lifts, elevators for home and commercial use, as well as ceiling lifts. It also manufactures and markets a comprehensive selection of pressure management products for the medical market, medical beds for the long-term care market, mattress overlays and foam pillows for the retail market and certain products for the industrial market. In addition, Savaria converts and adapts vehicles to be wheelchair accessible. Savaria records around 66% of its revenue outside Canada, primarily in the United States. It operates a sales network of some 400 retailers in North America and employs some 800 people. Its plants are located in Laval and Magog (Quebec), Brampton, Beamsville and Toronto (Ontario), Greenville (South Carolina) and Huizhou (China).

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Hélène Bernier, CA
Vice-President, Finance
1-800-931-5655, ext. 248 
Marcel Bourassa
President and Chief Executive Officer