VBM Medizintechnik was founded in Sulz am Neckar in 1981 by Mr Volker Bertram. Sulz is located in the southwest of Germany, close to the Black Forest between Stuttgart and Zurich. 120 people are employed in the fields of research and development, production, marketing and sales. VBM specialises in the development of innovative respiration products for anaesthesia and intensive care, emergency products for difficult airway management and tourniquets with cuffs for surgical operations in a bloodless field. VBM products are sold in more than 80 countries worldwide.