FITCHBURG, Mass., June 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (NYSE:HRT) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Micron Products, Inc., a diversified contract manufacturing organization that produces highly-engineered, innovative medical device technologies requiring precision machining and injection molding (collectively the "Company"), announced that, effective June 19, 2015, it has executed a two-year extension to its $4.0 million revolving line of credit ("Revolver"), now maturing June 30, 2017. Concurrently, the Company also closed on a new $1.0 million equipment line of credit ("ELOC") with a maximum one-year draw period ending June 26, 2016.
The Revolver provides for borrowing up to 80% of eligible accounts receivable and 50% of eligible raw materials inventory. The ELOC is for six years, maturing June 26, 2021, inclusive of the maximum one-year draw period. Advances on the ELOC must remain less than 80% of the invoice amount of the equipment being purchased.
"The extension of our revolver and the new equipment line provide the financial flexibility to continue to pursue growth opportunities, and further support our strategy of penetrating the contract manufacturing services market for medical devices and components," said Derek T. Welch, Chief Financial Officer.
About Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc.
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Micron Products, Inc., is a diversified contract manufacturing organization that produces highly-engineered, innovative medical device technologies requiring precision machining and injection molding. The Company also manufactures components, devices and equipment for military, law enforcement, industrial and automotive applications. In addition, the Company is a market leader in the production and sale of silver/silver chloride coated and conductive resin sensors used as consumable component parts in the manufacture of integrated disposable electrophysiological sensors. The Company's strategy for growth is to build a best-in-class quality organization and capitalize on its engineering design expertise and reliable, proprietary manufacturing processes to further penetrate the medical device contract manufacturing market.
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CONTACT: For more information, contact: Investor and Media Contact: Deborah K. Pawlowski Kei Advisors LLC 716.843.3908 firstname.lastname@example.org Company Contact: Derek T. Welch Chief Financial Officer 978.345.5000Source:Arrhythmia Research Technology Inc.