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Turning technology into “Technology for Life”

Dräger manufactures medical and safety technology products. In so doing, we protect, support, and save people's lives around the world in hospitals, with fire departments, emergency services, authorities, and in mining as well as industry. Founded in Lübeck in 1889, Dräger has grown into a worldwide, listed enterprise in its fifth generation as a family-run business. Dräger has more than 16,000 employees worldwide and is present in over 190 countries around the globe. In 2023, the company generated net sales of 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.

Watch the Dräger company film

Dräger in Germany, India and the U.S.—four stories from the world of Dräger medical and safety technology. The focus is on customers and employees who turn technology into “Technology for Life”.

Facts about Dräger (fiscal year 2023)

Net Sales

EUR 3.4 billion in net sales


16.329 employees

Sales and service locations

Sales and service locations in around 50 countries

Pproduction sites

20 development and production sites


16 new products

Research and Development

EUR 325.4 millions for research and development

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Company Profile - Our experience in intensive care medicine

The world’s best hospitals and medical teams rely on our expertise. From Johannesburg to New Orleans. From Beijing to Lübeck.

Company Profile - Firefighter with X-am 3500

We help firefighters and rescue workers breathe easy in the hottest situations.

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Company history of Dräger

Company history

Every life is unique. Protecting, supporting and saving lives is at the heart of our Dräger history. Johann Heinrich Dräger wrote the first chapter of this history in 1889. We will continue to be guided by the idea of turning technology into “technology for life”.

Our Principles of Business and Conduct—handshake


This is our promise: We respect the people and laws of all countries, treat each other fairly and adhere to the highest possible standards of integrity and professionalism. Our primary goal is to do everything we can to prevent risks that could jeopardise the trust that our customers, shareholders, business partners and the general public place in us.

Sustainability at Dräger


Sustainability and continuous development are an essential part of Dräger's DNA and company history. For us, our guiding principle "Technology for Life" means living up to our responsibilities. Our products make a positive contribution to people and the environment in many ways, and with our systems and processes, we ensure that we conserve resources and minimise the possible negative impacts of our business activities.

Contact Dräger


Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA

Moislinger Allee 53–55
23558 Lübeck

+49 451 882 0

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