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Investment in Dräger

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Welcome to Investor Relations

Welcome to the Investor Relations page for Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA. Here you can find more information about our company profile, reasons to invest, our company goals, and our markets.

We stand for Technology for Life

Dräger manufactures medical and safety technology products. By doing so, we protect, support, and save the lives of people in hospitals, fire departments, rescue services, government agencies, mining, and industry around the world. The family-run company was founded in Lübeck, Germany, in 1889. Over the past five generations, Dräger has evolved into a global, publicly traded group. Dräger employs more than 15,000 people worldwide and is currently represented in over 190 countries. In 2020, the company generated net sales of around EUR 3.4 billion. Dräger technology is used all over the world. We operate in around 50 countries with our own sales and service companies directly on location where our customers are. The company’s long-term success is based on the four key strengths of its value-driven corporate culture:

  • customer intimacy,
  • professional employees,
  • continuous innovation, and
  • a commitment to outstanding quality.

Company Profile

Reasons to invest in Dräger

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Dräger has proven how quickly and flexibly it can react to new situations. Even in times of crisis, Dräger meets its responsibility to provide for society and can look back on its best fiscal year ever in 2020.

Drägerwerk shift operations in Lübeck

Flexible—even in times of crisis

Switch to a multiple-shift schedule, ramp-up of production capacities, and development and opening of new production sites after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Quality and innovation

Quality and innovation

The Dräger brand is known worldwide for quality and innovation.

Generations at Dräger


Dräger combines a modern approach to management with the values of a family-run company.

Our milestones history timeline

A global leader

Dräger is a global leader in the fields of medical and safety technology.

Safety and hospital products

Technology for Life

Dräger provides products that protect, support, and save lives.

Global network

Global network

Dräger has formed well-established customer relationships over many years through its global sales and service network.

Company goals

Long-term company goals

We have been devoted to developing and producing “Technology for Life” for over 130 years now—it is a vital part of our corporate identity. Our products protect, support, and save lives. These are our foundations, which we will continue to build on in the future. In order to maintain and further strengthen our market position, in the future we will continue to do everything we can to optimally align the interests of our customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, banks, and those in our direct vicinity with our own. Our corporate principles are and remain the guiding philosophy for all our actions. They determine a key part of our decision-making: We want to and will remain an independent, self-determined, pioneering, value-creating, and attractive company.

Our four corporate aspirations represent our vision of Dräger in the coming years.

We are first choice for our customers

Across all functions, we have a joint focus on our customers, who have a positive experience at all Dräger touchpoints. Customer satisfaction and loyalty is high.

We have a truly global footprint

Around the world, we offer a high level of service to our customers. We have the right structures and processes to serve our global markets, work with our suppliers, and support our sales channel partners. We encourage our people to bring out their talent wherever they are and in whatever function they operate. Our balanced global resources give us greater flexibility, allow us to respond quicker to opportunities, and make us more resilient. We think globally and act locally.

We are networking across borders as entrepreneurs

We see the big picture, share our knowledge and expertise, support and collaborate with each other, and learn from each other. We are all part of a highly professional and social network working across departmental, legal entity, and country borders. This goes beyond our company and includes customers, suppliers, and sales channel partners. We manage the challenge to be connected. Our entrepreneurial spirit is based on our individual judgment and common sense.

We get things done

We get things done with an entrepreneurial culture in a lean organization. For our customers, we have offerings that no other supplier can match, whether these are innovative products, integrated systems, or custom-built solutions. With our innovations, we are the first to fulfill customer needs. Dräger’s culture empowers our people to make decisions each and every day.

Expectations for fiscal year 2021



Net sales


-2,0 to -6,0%

EBIT margin


8.0 to 11.0% 1

Dräger Value Added

EUR 296.9 million

EUR 44 to 142 million

Other forecast figures:

Gross margin


On par with prior year
(+/- 1 percentage point)

R&D costs

EUR 289.6 million

EUR 295 to 310 million

Interest result

EUR -36.4 million


Days Working Capital (DWC)

96,9 Tage

On par with 2019
(2019: 109.4 days)

Investment volume2

EUR 131.3 million

EUR 120 to 145 million

Net financial debt

EUR 326.4 million


1 Based on exchange rates at the start of fiscal year 2021
2 Excluding acquisitions and the effects of capitalizing right-of-use assets pursuant to IFRS 16.

Our markets


As a specialist for acute care, our aim is to optimize critical care. Because our focus is on the satisfaction of hospital staff and the well-being of patients in addition to improving clinical results and optimizing treatment costs, Dräger has been passionate about developing technologies, products, expertise, and services for critical care that help hospitals achieve their goals for over 130 years.

More on our medical business


Dräger Safety offers a wide range of safety products such as mobile and fixed gas detection devices, as well as personal protective equipment. A global sales network and more than 130 years of experience underpin Dräger’s outstanding reputation in the field of safety technology. For small-scale enterprises and major corporations alike, Dräger has the ideal solution for every situation and helps protect employees, equipment, and systems.

More on our safety business

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Dräger share

This page provides information on our shareholder structure, share charts, share indicators, dividends, analyst recommendations, participation certificates, and the employee share program.

Finanzkalender und Publikationen

Financial calendar and publications

Here you will find current financial results and reports, as well as ad hoc announcements, capital market information and other financial publications.

Corporate Governance – Lübeck Malerwinkel

Corporate Governance

Here you will find the declaration of compliance, notifications of proprietary transactions, and the articles of association of Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA.

Contact Dräger


Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA

Moislinger Allee 53–55
23558 Lübeck

+49 451 882 0

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