The vision of LifeVac came from a story that Arthur Lih, founder and CEO of LifeVac, heard a woman in a hospital weeping following the death of her young son, after choking on a simple grape.
The reason for his death was that the grape had become lodged in his windpipe and could not be dislodged. Once he heard the story he set out to invent an apparatus that could clear the airway of a child in the event of choking and save lives. Arthur, Dr. Brody, and a few close friends set out to bring LifeVac to the public by establishing a research and development facility located in Springfield Gardens, NY where they are producing the anti-choking device in order to bring the safest, simplest method to save a choking victim. Our goal is to save as many lives as possible throughout the world.
LifeVac Canada Inc. was established in 2016 to distribute this live saving technology in Canada. LifeVac Canada Inc. is the sole distributor for the LifeVac device in Canada.