Vapotherm Earns Achievement Award from U.S. Department Of Commerce

Nov 07, 2007, 00:00 ET from Vapotherm, Inc.

    STEVENSVILLE, Md., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -� Vapotherm, the
 leading developer and manufacturer of High Flow Oxygen Therapy products,
 has earned an Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. Department of
     Vapotherm was one of three Maryland companies to receive this
 designation at a recent ceremony in Wye Mills, Maryland. The Export
 Achievement Certificate was created by the U.S. Department of Commerce to
 recognize small and medium-sized enterprises that have successfully entered
 the international marketplace for the first time or that have successfully
 entered a new market.
     "Vapotherm has been on a progressive international expansion course and
 we are now distributed in over 20 countries outside the U.S. and our
 success abroad has not only provided an important new technology for the
 global respiratory community, but it has also helped to strengthen our
 domestic base," said Kevin Thibodeau, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
 for Vapotherm. The US Department of Commerce Export Assistance and the
 State of Maryland Export Assistance has been a valuable resource for use as
 we expand globally.
     "We are excited about Vapotherm's rapid growth in international
 markets. Vapotherm is a great example of a small company that is able to
 succeed internationally due to its advanced technology, corporate
 leadership and commitment to developing markets overseas. With ninety five
 percent of the world's market outside of the United States, Vapotherm is
 well positioned in these markets for future growth," said Bill Burwell,
 Director of the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore.
     Vapotherm, Inc. is a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care
 devices for hospitals and home care use based in Stevensville, Maryland.
 The Company is dedicated to the development of innovative, noninvasive
 technologies for respiratory therapy, especially for the treatment of
 chronic lung and acute breathing disorders. For more information, visit

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