Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA News

Dräger To Provide Personal Protective Equipment To All Emergency Services And Blue Light Organizations In The UK

Specialist personal protective equipment from Dräger, a pioneer in the fields of medical and safety technology, will now be available to all Emergency Services and Blue Light organizations in the UK through a new framework agreement with public sector procurement specialists, YPO. The Emergency Services and Blue Light framework agreement specially covers three lots: firefighter helmets and associated products (lot 6); ambulance technician helmets and associated products (lot 23); and decon...

Dräger Launches Health For The Firefighter Campaign To Support Fire Services And Protect Firefighter Health

Dräger, a pioneer in medical and safety technology, is launching its ‘Health for the Firefighter’ campaign to support fire services in driving the cultural changes that are required to protect firefighter health. Impact of exposure The launch follows a survey of UK firefighters that found considerable concern over the impact of exposure to contaminants on long-term health. Some 84% admitted they were concerned about the risk of cancer – a disease highlighted in some scie...

Dräger Announces Major Order and UK Facility For Respiratory Protection Masks Production

In connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, Dräger has received an order from the British government to deliver respiratory protection masks (FFP3). The delivery of the order will start in 2020 and will stretch until the end of 2021. The expected net sales are roughly EUR 100 million. For this purpose, a mask production will be set up in the UK, in the Blyth area of Northumberland. There, Dräger has had a development and production site for respiratory protection technology for firefig...

Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA Announces The Release Of Its Multi-Gas Detector, Dräger X-act 7000

Concentrations of hazardous substances in the ambient air at the workplace should not exceed specified limit values. Monitoring these sometimes very low values is a demanding task. The focus of the Dräger X-act 7000, in combination with the Dräger MicroTubes for different gases and vapors, is to measure carcinogenic and toxic substances in the lower ppb range. Dräger X-act 7000 analysis system The range of gases to be measured is being constantly expanded. The measurement-sensit...

Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA Unveils Evita And Babylog Ventilators For Efficient And Safe Patient Ventilation

Evita V600 and V800, and Babylog VN600 and VN800 are Dräger's new devices for the intensive care ventilation of adults to premature babies. For the intensive care and neonatal ventilation devices, Dräger has developed an operating concept that makes orientation even easier and provides clearer user guidance. Evita and Babylog ventilators The user is intuitively guided through the individual menus with larger icons, important functions at the top menu level, and a clear, color-coordin...

Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA Announces High Order Intake And Rise In Net Sales In Beginning Period Of Fiscal Year 2020

In the first three months of 2020, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA (Dräger) has announced reporting an extraordinary increase in order intake, as well as a rise in net sales. Earnings were up significantly year on year. Order intake saw a sharp rise, increasing by 116.7 percent (net of currency effects) in the first three months. High order intake At EUR 1,392.7 million, order intake was up 115.1 percent year on year in nominal terms (3 months 2019: EUR 647.6 million). Orders increased...

Dräger Witnesses Surge In Demand For Ventilators, Medical Accessories, Masks And PPE In Light Of COVID-19 Pandemic

The worldwide spread of the corona virus is also a concern for Dräger (Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG). They are seeing a significant increase in demand worldwide for ventilators, the corresponding accessories and personal protective equipment for especially health staff and frontline workers, along with the general global population at large. Employee safety and protection At the same time, Dräger (Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG) stated that it is the company’s duty of care to...

Deutsche Messe Postpones INTERSCHUTZ By One Year Due To The Outbreak Of COVID-19

INTERSCHUTZ, which was scheduled for June 2020, will be postponed by one year. This is the mutual decision of the organizers and partners of the trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security. The reason is the coronavirus, which directly affects both exhibitors and visitors of INTERSCHUTZ and requires them to be available for duty at other locations. INTERSCHUTZ will now take place from 14 to 19 June 2021 in Hannover. About three months before the actual start o...

Dräger Helps University Of British Columbia Students To Set-Up Canadian International Student Mine Rescue Competition

Dräger was proud to be the title sponsor of the inaugural Canadian International Student Mine Rescue Competition. The event, which was hosted by the University of British Columbia, took place on February 2020 in Vancouver. Teams from UBC, the University of Alberta, Laurentian University and the Colorado School of Mines competed in a series of challenges, each designed to test their mine rescue abilities. including underground simulation “Students get an overview of the whole proces...

Dräger Expands Innovative Protective Suits Portfolio With New Splash Protective Suits SPC 4400 And 4800

When performing decontamination, maintenance, inspection and cleaning work, handling oil or filling and transferring materials, concerned people often face the risk that their skin may come into contact with solid or liquid chemicals. Only a full body protective suit can prevent this from happening. Dräger (Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG) has announced extending its portfolio with the new splash protective suits SPC 4400 and 4800 made from innovative coated CPM and CLF material, offering u...

Bristol Uniforms Announces The Release Of Solo Rescue, ISO Certified Decontamination Machine

It is now widely recognized that regular cleaning of PPE is important and helps reduce firefighters’ long-term exposure to harmful contamination. However, it’s not always possible to use off-site cleaning services for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Most firefighters share SCBA and often this vital equipment needs to be kept onsite in case of a major incident. This is where the Solo Rescue decontamination machine comes in. stainless-steel machines Bristol Uniforms is the...

Dräger To Display Fire Safety And Rescue Digital Transformation At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

With INTERSCHUTZ - the world's trade fair for the fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security - celebrating its long-awaited return in June 2020 after five years, it's only logical that the key players (and many up-and-coming companies) in the industry are set to attend. This event provides the perfect forum for showcasing new products and services, unveiling smart innovations and sharing valuable experience. Among the companies already expressing their excitement to be part...

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