Dräger Medical is one of the world's leading manufacturers of
medical equipment. As the largest division of Drägerwerk AG (history dates
back to 1889), Dräger Medical AG & Co. KG is a 65:35 joint venture company
between Drägerwerk AG and Siemens AG.
The Company offers products, services and integrated CareArea™ Solutions
throughout the patient-care process:
- emergency care
- perioperative care
- critical care
- perinatal care and
- home care.
With headquarters in Lübeck,
Germany, Dräger Medical employs nearly 6,000 people worldwide, around half
of whom work in customer sales & services.
R&D and production are located in:
- Lübeck, Germany
- Best, Netherlands
- Telford, PA, and Danvers, MA, USA
- Shanghai, China.
The Company has
sales and service subsidiaries in almost 50 countries and is represented in
more than 190 countries.
In fiscal year (=calendar year) 2005, the Company increased its net sales
by around 8.1% to reach €1,106.4 million and posted an operative EBIT of
Dräger Medical has outpaced the market with a long-term average growth
rate of around 8% per year. The Company increased its EBIT from €9.1 million
in 2000 to €100.7 million in 2005, marking the first five years of its
Dräger Medical provides innovative solutions for the acute point of care
which are the result of a clear focus on core competencies, a close dialog
with customers, over a century of experience in the market, and continuous
investment in R&D. The Company’s goal is to help improve the quality of
patient care while supporting care process efficiency in order to assist in
healthcare cost savings.