SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that it will participate in two investor conferences next week.

On Tuesday, March 18 th, at 1:20 p.m. ET, Merit's Chief Financial Officer Kent W. Stanger will present at Sidoti and Company's Eighteenth Annual Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum at The Grand Hyatt in New York City and participate in one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

On Wednesday and Thursday, March 19 th and March 20 th, Stanger will participate in one-on-one meetings at the BTIG Inaugural Snowbird Medical Technology, Diagnostics, and Healthcare IT Conference in Snowbird, Utah.

ABOUT MERIT

Founded in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 200 individuals. Merit employs approximately 3,000 people worldwide with facilities in South Jordan, Utah; Angleton, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; and Rockland, Massachusetts.
CONTACT: Anne-Marie Wright, Vice President, Corporate Communications         Phone: (801) 208-4167         e-mail: awright@merit.com         Fax: (801) 253-1688

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