DeVilbiss seeks competitive edge

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

SOMERSET, Pa. - DeVilbiss Healthcare may relocate its manufacturing operations for certain products to a company-owned facility in China, it announced in late September. The move would "create competitive cost structures for DeVilbiss and its customers," stated President and CEO Kees Regeling in a release. The products that may be manufactured overseas: concentrators, oxygen transfilling systems, vacuum/suction pumps, plastics and electronics. Production of oxygen conserving devices, CPAP devices and professional atomizers will remain in Somerset, Pa.,