Harvard Bioscience, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2013 Conference Call for October 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM ET

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HOLLISTON, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harvard Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:HBIO), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of tools to advance life science research and regenerative medicine, will announce results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2013 before market trading hours on Thursday, October 31, 2013. A conference call to discuss the company's third quarter financial results is scheduled for that same day at 11:00 AM ET.

Participating in the call will be Jeffrey A. Duchemin, Chief Executive Officer; David Green, President; Tom McNaughton, Chief Financial Officer; and Robert Gagnon, Executive Vice President-Finance of Harvard Bioscience.

In addition to discussing the third quarter financial results, management expects to discuss the spin-off of the company's Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology subsidiary, and the company's business strategies. Management may also answer questions concerning business and financial developments and trends, and other matters affecting the company. Some of the information to be presented on the call or provided in response to questions may contain information that has not previously been disclosed.

The conference call will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet and can be accessed through the Harvard Bioscience, Inc. website. To listen to the conference call, log on to the website at www.harvardbioscience.com and click on the Earnings Call icon. Financial and other statistical information presented on the call, including the earnings release, will also be available on the investor relations section of the website. Click on the investor relations button and then click on the press release or webcast icon, as appropriate. If you are unable to listen to the live webcast, the call will be archived in the investor relations section of our website. The live conference call is also accessible by dialing toll-free 877-303-7611, or toll 970-315-0445, and referencing the pass code of "89708444".

Date: October 31, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM ET

Listen via Internet: http://www.harvardbioscience.com/

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A replay of this conference call will be available from approximately 2:00 PM ET on October 31, 2013 through November 9, 2013 and will be accessible by dialing toll-free 855-859-2056, or toll 404-537-3406, and referencing the pass code of "89708444".

About Harvard Bioscience

Harvard Bioscience ("HBIO") is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialized products, primarily apparatus and scientific instruments, used to advance life science research and regenerative medicine. Our products are sold to thousands of researchers in over 100 countries primarily through our 850 page catalog (and various other specialty catalogs), our website, through distributors, including GE Healthcare, Thermo Fisher Scientific and VWR, and via our field sales organization. HBIO has sales and manufacturing operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and Spain with additional facilities in France and Canada. For more information, please visit our website at www.harvardbioscience.com.

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Forward-Looking Statements

The statements made in this press release that are not statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those factors set forth under the heading "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 or described in the Company's other public filings. The Company's results may also be affected by factors of which the Company is not currently aware. The Company may not update these forward-looking statements, even though its situation may change in the future, unless it has obligations under the federal securities laws to update and disclose material developments related to previously disclosed information.

For investor inquiries, please call (508) 893-8066. Press releases may be found on the Company's website.

CONTACT: Jeffrey A. Duchemin Chief Executive Officer Tel: (508) 893-8999 Investor Relations: Dian Griesel Int'l. Cheryl Schneider (212) 825-3210 Public Relations: Dian Griesel Int'l. Susan Forman or Laura Radocaj (212) 825-3210

Source:Harvard Bioscience, Inc.