ResMed Inc., the American manufacturer of medical respiratory equipment, has made a successful start in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012/13: the company increased its profit by 42 percent to $71.3 million (previous year: $50 million).
The manufacturer of respiratory medical technology also recorded an increase in sales of 8 percent to $339.7 million. Based on a favourable product mix and a growing sleep-disorder breathing market, sales in the Americas region grew by 15 percent ($4 million). Outside of the Americas, growth stagnated at 9 percent. $145.4 million was earned overall.