Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. The family-owned company was founded in Lübeck, Germany, in 1889. Over the past five generations, Dräger has evolved into a publicly traded, worldwide group. The company’s long-term success is based on the four key strengths of its value-driven culture: customer intimacy, professional employees, continuous innovation and a commitment to outstanding quality. “Technology for Life” is the guiding philosophy. Whether in the operating room, in intensive care or emergency response services, Dräger products protect, support and save lives. Dräger offers its customers anaesthesia workstations, medical ventilation, patient monitoring as well as neonatal care for premature babies and newborns. With ceiling supply units, IT solutions for the OR, and gas management systems the company is at the customer’s side throughout the entire hospital. Emergency response services, law and regulatory enforcement and the industry trust in Dräger’s integrated hazard management, in particular for personal protection and plant safety. This includes: respiratory protection equipment, stationary and portable gas detection systems, professional diving equipment and systems, as well as alcohol and drug impairment detection. In collaboration with its customers Dräger develops customized solutions, such as entire fire training systems, training concepts and workshops. Dräger has about 13,500 employees worldwide and is currently present in more than 190 countries. The company has sales and service subsidiaries in over 50 countries. Its development and production facilities are based in Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, South Africa, the USA, Brazil, the Czech Republic and China.