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TMCNet:  Span-America Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

[February 21, 2013]

Span-America Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

GREENVILLE, S.C. --(Business Wire)--

Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:�SPAN) announced today that the Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 12.5�cents ($0.125)�per share. The dividend is payable March 12, 2013, to shareholders of record on March�4,�2013, and marks the Company's 93rd consecutive quarter of paying cash dividends.

"This quarter's dividend represents a 13.6% increase from the cash dividend paid this time last year and highlights Span-America's continued growth in sales, earnings and cash flow," stated Jim Ferguson, president and�chief executive officer of Span-America. "Our Board of Directors remains committed to building long-term shareholder value by returning a portion of the Compan's earnings to our shareholders through our cash dividend program."

About Span-America Medical Systems, Inc.

Span-America manufactures and markets a comprehensive selection of pressure management products for the medical market, including Geo-Matt®, PressureGuard®, Geo-Mattress®, Custom Care®, Span+Aids®, Isch-Dish®, Risk Manager® and Selan® products. We also supply custom foam and packaging products to the consumer and�industrial markets. Through our wholly-owned�subsidiary Span Medical Products Canada Inc., we manufacture and market�the M.C.�Healthcare Products brands of Maxxum, Advantage and Rexx bed frames�as well as related case goods, tables and seating products for the long-term care market. Span-America's stock is�traded on The NASDAQ�Global Market under the symbol�"SPAN." For more information, visit and

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