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Dräger Software Purchases and Digital Transformation Initiatives

Discover the latest software purchases and digital transformation initiatives being undertaken by Dräger and its business and technology executives. Each quarter our research team identifies on-prem and cloud applications that are being used by the 14845 Dräger employees from the public (Press Releases, Customer References, Testimonials, Case Studies and Success Stories) and proprietary sources.

During our research, we have identified that Dräger has purchased the following applications: Aras PLM Platform for Product Lifecycle Management in 2018, Hubspot CRM for CRM in 2020, SAP BW (Business Warehouse) for Data Warehouse in 2017 and the related IT decision-makers and key stakeholders.

Our database provides customer insight and contextual information on which enterprise applications and software systems Dräger is running and its propensity to invest more and deepen its relationship with Aras , HubSpot, Inc. , SAP or identify new suppliers as part of their overall Digital and IT transformation projects to stay competitive, fend off threats from disruptive forces, or comply with internal mandates to improve overall enterprise efficiency.

We have been analyzing Dräger revenues, which have grown to $3.00 billion in 2021, plus its IT budget and roadmap, cloud software purchases, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions for Dräger intention to invest in emerging technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain, Autonomous Database or in cloud-based ERP, HCM, CRM, EPM, Procurement or Treasury applications.

About the Customer

Drägerwerk AG is a German company based in Lübeck which makes breathing and protection equipment, gas detection and analysis systems, and noninvasive patient monitoring technologies. Customers include hospitals, fire departments, and diving companies.

Scope and Challenges

As part of company initiatives to maintain and further strengthen its market position, Dräger identified PLM as a strategic focus area an opportunity to extract value. The result was Dräger’s PACE program aimed at defining and developing a PLM platform to unify product data, processes, and legacy systems by 2020.

Dräger had been running separate PLM instances for both the Medical and Safety business units. Aras was selected for its flexibility to adapt to Dräger’s requirements and ability to easily migrate data from the two existing PLM systems.

Outcome and Implications

Dräger has selected the Aras PLM Platform as its future PLM system to enable enterprise-wide visibility of product data. The new state-of-the-art PLM system replaced Dräger’s legacy systems, connected more than 2,500 users, and is hosted in the cloud.

The Aras PLM Platform provided full lifecycle traceability to improve company visibility on product development, product quality, product costs, and impact of change. Short-term program goals included management of requirements, BOM, documents, master data, and classification, and were followed by configuration, variants and options, model-based systems engineering, and enterprise change management.


“Dräger’s products protect, support, and save lives. In order to further strengthen our market position, we want to bring forward our transparency, collaboration, and efficiency in our new product development and lifecycle management processes. The investment in an Aras solution is one important step in this direction. Aras’ platform approach is directly in line with our IT operating model. Aras PLM provides us with a strategic path forward to migrate data from our existing systems, refresh our legacy IT architecture, enable new technology insertion, and place teams at the center of product lifecycle data,” Marcus Schüler, Head of Global Functions R&D at Dräger and sponsor of the PACE program.

“Worldwide, leading companies such as Dräger are re-focusing on their production processes to unlock value, efficiency, and ultimately, innovation and growth. By selecting the Aras PLM Platform, Dräger is able to build a technology foundation for digital transformation initiatives,” Andreas Mueller, SVP European Operations, Aras.

Dragerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
Moislinger Allee 53-55
Luebeck, 23558 , x
49 451 882 0
Industry Employees Revenue
Manufacturing 14845 $3.00B

Enterprise Software and Cloud Applications being used by Dräger

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IT Decision Makers and Key Stakeholders at Dräger

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