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Caire (company)

Caire (company)

Caire is a company that is responsible for manufacturing oxygen concentrator products for patients that require constant or intermittent oxygen therapy and rely on home care, hospice, long-term care, hospital care, or other various means of care.

Caire is a medical device manufacturer focused on the oxygen concentrator and oxygen supply market. Their goal is to use their industry focus to help their customers live a healthier and more productive life. Caire's portfolio, marketed under AirSep, Caire, HELiOS and SeQual brands, includes portable and stationary oxygen therapy devices and turnkey on-site generation commercial solutions. Their products are intended for home care, hospice, long-term care, hospitals, military and commercial applications.

History

Caire has been in the oxygen delivery industry for over 50 years, focusing on developing equipment to help improve patients in need of constant and intermittent oxygen therapy. They have brought together solutions through their different brands and market.

In 2018, Caire was acquired by NGK Spark Plugs. Through the acquisitions, NGK shared their innovations and technology in spark plugs, include their sensing and ceramics technology with Caire to help Caire in the development of new solutions in the oxygen supply market.

Products
FreeStyle Comfort

The FreeStyle Comfort is a portable oxygen concentrator intended for personal use with up to four hours battery life and adjustable flow rates. The unit meets FAA guidelines for commercial airlines.

  • Maximum output: 1050 ml
  • Weight: 5 lbs
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 10 x 7.3 x 3.1 inches
FreeStyle Comfort
Companion 5

The Companion 5 is a stationary oxygen concentrator which Caire suggests is low maintenance, with a versatile and energy efficiency design intended for at home use. The unit is designed with minimal internal components and modular design for ease of use.

  • Weight: 36 lbs
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 21.5 x 13.5 x 12.5 inches
Companion 5
Eclipse 5

The Ecplise 5 is a larger, portable oxygen concentrator intended for personal use and to meet the needs of patients with a more active lifestyle. The unit offers a flow rate from 0.5 to 3 liters per minute with a continuous flow or pulse settings.

Eclipse 5
NewLife Elite

The NewLife Elite is a stationary oxygen concentrator capable of being equipped with a medicated nebulizer treatments while providing supplemental oxygen, intended for use in facilities, hospitals, clinical settings and harsh environmental conditions. The NewLife Elite can also be equipped with a pediatric flowmeter for use with infants or patients prescribed for low liter flow.

  • Flow rate: 1 to 5 liter/minute
  • Oxygen concentration: 90% to 95%
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 72.4 x 40 x 36.8 cm
  • Weight: 54 lbs
  • Power consumption: 350 Watts
  • Noise: 48 dBA
NewLife Elite
NewLife Intensity

The NewLife Intensity is a high capacity, continous flow stationary oxygen concentrator. The units capacity is ten liters and intended for use in institutional and hospital settings.

  • Flow rate: 2 to 10 liter/minute
  • Oxygen concentration: 90% to 92%
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 69.9 x 41.9 x 36.8 cm
  • Weight: 58 lbs
  • Power consumption: 590 Watts
  • Noise: 55 dBA
NewLife Intensity

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Barry Hassett

Vice President, Global Marketing

Brett Townsend

Vice President of Market Development

Candace Roberson

Vice President of Human Resources

Chris Southerland

Vice President of Global Respiratory Sales

Dale Bandy

General Counsel

Earl Lawson

President and CEO

Edward Kim

Vice President of Engineering and Regulatory Affairs

Keizo "Ken" Furusaki

Board of Directors Member

Larry Hughes

Vice President and General Manager of AirSep Commercial Products

Mikihiko Kato

Board of Directors Member

Nick Estes

Chief Financial Officer

Yoshiyuki Takayanagi

Board of Directors Member

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