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Are you interested in new developments, fascinating technology and practical examples? Our Dräger Stories combine exciting topics from Dräger with interesting facts from the worlds of medical and safety technology – up-to-date, entertaining and informative.

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The unwavering

Anton Schrofner is member of the Executive Board at Dräger and responsible for the medical division – a round-the-clock job for the Austrian.

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Laying a foundation for the future

Hydrogen is set to play a key role in the energy transition – and the infrastructure needed to make this happen is already being built. As Business Development Manager Clean Energy for Dräger in the United Kingdom, Megan Hine is helping shape the transition to green energy sources.

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Can we be even greener?

Since its founding, Dräger has pursued the goal of dealing with both people and resources responsibly. To this end, Dräger is developing a variety of new ideas and initiatives – from product design and packaging to e-mobility and CO₂-neutral real estate.

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The Drägerman

Stefan Dräger, CEO of Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, celebrated a milestone birthday in March. To mark the occasion, he gives a personal interview – about a full and exciting life.

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Embrace diversity. Challenge stereotypes. Support one another: Women at Dräger

At Dräger, many women work in technical environments with a high number of male colleagues. For some, this plays a role in their personal experience, while for others, not at all. What they all have in common is a high level of knowledge and expertise in their fields. Get to know a few of them on a deeper level and learn about their unique professional experiences at Dräger and beyond.

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A mine shift

More and more women are choosing a career in mining. However, many obstacles still stand in the way. The need to promote diversity in the industry has come knocking at the door and this could help in keeping up with market demands and personnel shortages. Personal stories from Canada, South Africa and Argentina.

Almost all that glitters is gold – recycling at Dräger

Almost all that glitters is gold

Medical and safety equipment requires high-performance materials and metals. The Dräger waste management team takes raw materials from decommissioned products and feeds them back into the circular economy.

Made with Hanseatic passion – Dräger plant building

Made with Hanseatic passion

Exceptional circumstances reveal just how much a good organisational structure is worth. How else could production of ventilators quadruple within a matter of a few months? Insights into a carefully balanced combination of man, machine and material.

A question of safety

A question of safety

According to calculations, up to 20 percent of all freight containers are contaminated with pollutants. Opening them can be dangerous. That is why Deichman, Germany’s largest shoe retailer, clears all containers before opening them.

Neues Corporate Design

Our new corporate design: Inspired by Life, Made for Life.

Dräger is Technology for Life. In the future, we want to demonstrate this even more clearly to the whole world. With our new "Breathe" design concept, we have breathed life into our corporate design after almost 40 years. Not only is our new design livelier, but also digitally focused - ready to help shape the future.

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The booster for better occupational safety

The Rental Robot is the rentable automated material logistics solution for your safety equipment. It is designed for use in industrial environments. Its mission is Vision Zero.

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Involvement in Africa: Dräger trains medical technology specialists

In several African countries, Dräger has launched a project to improve the training of medical technology personnel – and also provides the material for this, from ventilators to anaesthesia accessories.

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A better operating climate

The World Medical Association has declared a climate emergency and called for carbon neutrality by 2030. One of the many details that must be addressed is an eco-conscious approach to anaesthesia. The problem lies in the use of anaesthetic gases.

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Company profile

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.

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Investment in Dräger

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.

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