Company History

Sutter 1988
Sutter 2016

A short overview of the history


1970     Hermann Sutter and Klaus Holzhauer start the company "Holzhauer und Sutter GmbH"

1972     Inauguration of the brand name "Select" for doctor's office products 

1980     Start of the development and manufacture of electrosurgical accessories

1985     The Sutter family takes over 100 % of the company shares; the company name changes to "Select Medizin-Technik Hermann Sutter GmbH"

1995     Bert Sutter joins the business 

2000     Market launch of the RaVoR™ system, based on the BM-780 II unit

2001     Market launch of Silverglide non-stick bipolar forceps

2004     Hermann Sutter turns over the executive management to Bert Sutter. Official company name changes to "SUTTER MEDIZINTECHNIK GMBH".

2007     Market launch of the microsurgical radiofrequency generator CURIS®

2009     Market launch of SuperGliss® non-stick bipolar forceps. 

2010     Extensive renovations on two of the three company buildings are completed. Energy efficiency is now by 20 percent lower than the German standard for low energy consumption. A 24 kWp solar power station provides approx. 20,000 kWh of green electricity per year.

2013    Market launch of the Calvian® endo-pen.

2014    Company expansion: A new building with a ultra-modern coating facility is specially designed and constructed

2016    Company expansion: Two more buildings are added. The staff number increases to approximately 100 highly qualified employees. 

2016    Market launch of disposible RaVoR™ probes 

In its markets Sutter is the market leader for non-stick bipolar forceps and is a prominent brand for radiofrequency sleep surgery systems.  
Watch out for Sutter in ENT, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, dermatology in the future.