GCE Group (also known as Gas Control Equipment) is entering the US and Canadian home care markets with their GCE Healthcare range of respiratory care products, according to a company announcement.

Effective immediately, the GCE portable oxygen concentrators under the Zen-O brand will be marketed to US and Canadian customers. The Zen-O is a small, 10 lb device that can be carried in a shoulder bag or in a wheeled cart.

According to GCE, the Zen-O provides up to 2 LPM of continuous flow oxygen as well as six pulse flow settings to ensure appropriate clinical levels of oxygen for ambulatory patients. The Zen-O also features field replaceable sieve beds for lower total cost of operation for the home oxygen provider.

During the coming months the entire GCE Healthcare portfolio, including:

  • oxygen conserving devices;
  • oxygen regulators; and
  • high purity gas control products.

“During the last three years GCE Group has been evaluating the North American healthcare market and we are excited about the opportunity to enter the market with an exceptional product range that includes the Zen-O POC,” said Mike Galvin, managing director for the Global GCE Healthcare Business Area.

Jim Clement has joined GCE Healthcare as general manager for the North American business following an extensive career with DeVilbiss Healthcare.

GCE Group, also known as is a leading manufacturer of equipment used in medical, industrial and specialty gas industries.