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2011-01-18 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xactly Corporation, of the leader in on-demand sales compensation management solutions, today announced that Drager Medical, a subsidiary of Dragerwerk GmBH, is using Xactly Incent to automate the management of sales commissions and improve performance. Drager is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Its medical division delivers life saving solutions including anesthesia workstations, ventilation equipment...

2010-12-27 09:37:00

LUEBECK, Germany and PITTSBURGH, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Draegerwerk AG & Co. KGaA continued to develop extremely well in the third quarter of 2010 and again increased its net sales and earnings forecasts for the entire fiscal year on October 13. In the first nine months of 2010, order intake rose by 6.8 percent (net of currency effects) year-on-year to EUR 1,568.4 million (USD 2,070.3 million(1)). Orders on hand remained almost the same as in the prior year with EUR 478.6...

2010-11-18 07:45:00

TELFORD, Pa., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Medical, Inc., a subsidiary of Draegerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology, has teamed up with the global humanitarian healthcare agency International Aid (IA) to donate used medical equipment to hospitals and clinics in developing countries. As part of the agreement, Draeger will donate previously used anesthesia machines, ventilators, infant warmers, and incubators to...

2010-09-15 07:15:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Safety, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Department of Labor, Mining and Safety Health Administration (MSHA) has approved the Draeger X-am 5000 and the X-am 5000 HC multi-gas monitors for use in underground and surface mines in the United States. These advanced monitors measure up to five toxic gases including methane. The X-am 5000 High Concentration (HC) gas monitor with attachable pump measures methane up to 100% volume as well as oxygen...

2010-08-12 07:45:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Safety Inc. today introduced a new single exposure, disposable, Level A gas-tight chemical protective suit for hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents. Called the Draeger CPS 5900, the fully-encapsulated suit is specially designed to provide complete protection against hazardous gases, liquids and particles. Draeger offers a wide range of proven and innovative products for fire and emergency services with a focus on personal safety and hazard...

2010-07-21 11:28:00

TELFORD, Pa., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Medical, Inc., a leader in innovative patient monitoring solutions, is continuing its partnership with Health Forum and the American Hospital Association for the third consecutive year as a corporate underwriter for the 2010 Health Forum Leadership Summit taking place in San Diego, CA, July 22 - 24, 2010. The Summit comes at a critical time as the industry faces unprecedented challenges in light of healthcare reform. The upcoming Summit will...

2010-07-15 07:45:00

PITTSBURGH, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Safety Inc. announced today that L. N. Curtis & sons will be a new distributor of Draeger emergency responder equipment in thirteen western states in the United States. As a non-exclusive primary distributor, L. N. Curtis & sons will handle sales, delivery and service for all Draeger products sold to state and local municipal fire departments and law enforcement responders, and to U.S. Federal Forest Services in the Western United States....

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