Medical Action Industries First Quarter Earnings Call to Take Place on August 1, 2013

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BRENTWOOD, N.Y., July 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Action Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:MDCI), announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to present its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013.

The conference call will be conducted by Mr. Paul D. Meringolo, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Paul Chapman, President and Chief Operating Officer and Mr. Brian Baker, Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer. Medical Action announced that the results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 will be released on Thursday, August 1, 2013 before the market opens.

The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on our website: The dial-in number for the conference call is (888) 868-9080(domestic) or (973) 935-8511 (international); conference ID# 21854663. The complete call and discussion will be available for replay on our website beginning at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on August 1, 2013.

Medical Action is a diversified manufacturer and distributor of disposable medical devices and a leader in many of the markets where it competes. Its products are marketed primarily to acute care facilities in domestic and certain international markets. The Company has expanded its target market to include physician, dental and veterinary office, out-patient surgery centers, long-term care facilities and laboratories. Medical Action's products are marketed nationally by its direct sales personnel and extensive network of healthcare distributors. The Company has preferred vendor agreements with national and regional distributors, as well as sole and multi-source agreements with group purchasing organizations. Medical Action's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MDCI and is included in the Russell Microcap® Index.

CONTACT: Brian Baker - Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer MEDICAL ACTION INDUSTRIES INC. (631) 231-4600

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