Our history from 1982 to the present

A strong foundation for a successful future

For more than 40 years, we have been a trusted family business, deriving great joy from delving in innovation and communication in the medical technology market. The following timeline describes our most important milestones:

2022

Launch of the RC-FIT® family

World’s first breathing trainer and respiratory physiotherapy device in one with oscillations and sounds

Launch of the RC-Fit® family

2019

MinimHal® – The small-volume inline spacer for ventilation systems

Minimhal – The small-volume inline spacer for ventilation systems

2018

Launch of the
RC-Chamber® Guardian Angel concept

Launch of the RC-Chamber® safety breathing concept

2017

Launch of the RC-Cornet® PLUS family of products

Launch of the RC-Cornet® PLUS family of products

2017

Launch of the RC-GEL NASAL

Launch of the RC-GEL NASAL

2015

Inclusion of CombiHaler® products

Inclusion of CombiHaler® products

2014

RC-Chamber Reusable –
Our path to intensive care medicine

RC-Chamber Reusable – Our path to intensive care medicine

2012

RC-Space Chamber Compact plus

Introduction of a hygienically safe spacer, as cleaning in dishwashers and using low temperatures are problematic in the home environment!

RC-Space Chamber Compact

2009

Launch of the patient portal www.leichter-atmen.de

Since 2009, our patient portal leichter-atmen.de (in German language only) has guided a steadily growing number of patients with COPD, pulmonary emphysema, and asthma on their way to attaining a better quality of life.

2006

First medical device manufacturer
to launch its own online shop

RC-Space Chamber Compact

2000

Start of international business in Latin America

1998

First in-house development of a medical device

Prof. Dr. med. habil. Ulrich Cegla invents the RC-Cornet® for treatment of stubborn phlegm in the airways. This reimbursable respiratory therapy device is now a part of the standard equipment for many illnesses of the upper and lower respiratory tracts.

1993

Launch of the first compact spacer on the German market

1986

Launch of the first medical device (Peak-Flow-Meter)

Launch of the first medical device (Peak-Flow-Meter)

1982

Foundation of the company as a cosmetics manufacturer

Healthy sea air in a container – this regenerating cream marked with a butterfly was the cornerstone for RUTH CEGLA GmbH: Biological Regenerating Cream RUTH CEGLA