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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 €100.7 million.

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 business turn-around.

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.