Tradition meets Innovation

Who we are

We are a medium-sized, traditional family business that acts dynamically and thinks innovatively. Our employees want to make a difference in society by contributing to bringing meaningful products to market or by working with us for social issues. Together, we pursue the goal of improving people's quality of life.

Type: family business, owner-managed
Directors: Stephan Kohorst, Bianca Dettmar
Headquarter: Dortmund
Founding year: 1894
Size: 130 employees in Dortmund and up to 1100 people with disabilities in sheltered workshops in local areas
Product focus: classic wound care, modern moist wound care, pain patches, eye patches
Brands: DRACO, DRACO Pharma, Piratoplast
Distribution: nationwide
Corporate philosophy: our corporate philosophy is characterized by social commitment, performance, solution-oriented approach, trust and freedom
Benefits: inclusion, possibilities in social sectors, promotion of training and development, apprenticeship, sport and leisure time activities, family-friendly working hours, company pension, fresh fruit every day, “happy Friday”-buffet once a month
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