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Air Liquide Medical Systems is a subsidiary of Air Liquide Healthcare that is dedicated to medical devices.

Shanghai Office: +86 21 6090 3866

The company develops, manufactures and sells innovative products in three fields: ventilation (ventilators and patient interfaces for intensive care, emergency care, transport, household), equipment for medical gases and aerosol therapy.

Our history

Air Liquide Medical Systems was created in 2009 from Taema (France), Markos Mefar (Italy) and Electrocare Systems & Services (India). 

Taema Company (the predecessor of Air Liquide Medical Systems S.A.) started business in China around 1996. Taema Beijing Representive Office was set up in 1999 and changed the name to Air Liquide Medical Systems Beijing Representive Office in 2009. In 2013, it became Medical Systems Branch of Air Liquide Healthcare (Beijing) Co., Ltd., in charge of products registration, marketing promotion, sales and services in China.

Through nearly 20 years business development, thousands of all kinds ventilators have been used in hundreds of hospitals’ Emergency, Critical Care, Respiratory, Cardiothoracic Surgery and other departments, serving thousands of patients by saving and supporting their lives.

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Our History

40 years of service to health professionals and patients

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In France (headquarters)

Air Liquide Medical Systems S.A. (formerly Taema) was a department of Air Liquide in 1975 and became a subsidiary in 1989. It first started developing and manufacturing equipments designed to distribute and supply medical gases in hospitals, before straightening its way to equipment for respiratory medicine.

In Italy

Air Liquide Medical Systems S.p.A. (formerly Markos Mefar) is the result of the merger between Markos and Mefar, two Italian firms that were respectively bought out in 1996 and 2000. Since 1970, efforts in research and expertise in the respiratory field have allowed the company to stand out as a leader on the Italian market for aerosol therapy devices. Its products are designed for the treatment of pathologies that affect the lower and higher respiratory tract.

In India

Air Liquide Medical Systems Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Electrocare Systems & Services) was founded in 1981 and acquired by Air Liquide in 2008, located in Chennai (Madras). The company develops and manufactures ventilators for intensive care and anesthesia. It also ensures the distribution and after-sale service of Air Liquide Medical Systems products in India, through a network that covers the whole country.


Worldwide presence

An important share of Air Liquide Medical Systems turnover is realized out of France. Air Liquide Medical Systems meet the major stakes that Air Liquide Healthcare is facing in the world.

Our presence is managed through subsidiaries (France, Italy, United Kingdom, India, China, Brazil) and representative offices (Germany, Spain, Russia, Malaysia). A distribution network allows us to be a player in 90 countries.

Our missions

As a leader in innovation for healthcare professionals, we aim to satisfy our customers with high quality and high standard products.

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Our Missions

The satisfaction of customers is our aim.

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Meeting our customers and users’ needs

Air Liquide Medical Systems main customers are: hospitals, home health care providers, pharmacists, patients, distributors. Our products are developed for a daily use by health professionals in various environments: intensive care, emergency and pneumology units, as well as for the patients themselves at home.

The satisfaction of our customers and users remains our priority. We wish to satisfy our customers with high quality and high standard products meeting users’ expectations, and professional service offers. Proximity is key in the relationship we maintain with our customers.

Being a leader in innovation for healthcare professionals

Innovation is at the heart of Air Liquide Medical Systems products. Our Research and Development department gathers 50 researchers who are experts in various technological fields: mechanics, electro-mechanics, electronics, fluid mechanics, embedded software, software applications.

We focus on four fields: equipment for medical, home and emergency breathing, anesthesia units, management system for high pressure and gas, as well as patients with inhalation and atomization treatment device. We continue to innovate with the best technology and products servicing to medical professionals and patients, through the growing cooperation between the Research & Development team and medical fields.

Each product of Air Liquide Medical Systems is developed in cooperation with health professional teams, on the basis of constant attention to our customers’ needs and evolutions of the healthcare environment. Continuous innovation leads the way to propose medical devices and service offers that improve patient’s daily comfort, and provide simple use.