SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
October 20, 2004
Owens & Minor, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|4800 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia||23060|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
|¨||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
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|¨||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))|
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 20, 2004, the Registrant issued a press release regarding its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2004. The Registrant is furnishing this 8-K and the press release attached hereto pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release by Registrant on October 20, 2004 (furnished pursuant to Item 2.02).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
OWENS & MINOR, INC.
Date: October 20, 2004
/s/ Grace R. den Hartog
Grace R. den Hartog
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
|99.1||Press Release by Registrant on October 20, 2004.|