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Glaswarenfabrik Karl Hecht Celebrates 100-year Anniversary

By Labmedica International staff writers
Posted on 11 Mar 2019
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Image: Liquid handling products from Hecht-Assistant (Photo courtesy of Glaswarenfabrik Karl Hecht).
Image: Liquid handling products from Hecht-Assistant (Photo courtesy of Glaswarenfabrik Karl Hecht).
In 1919, Karl Hecht laid the foundation for the Glaswarenfabrik in Sitzendorf-Unterweißbach in Thuringia, Germany. Over the decades the company continuously specialized in production and distribution of precision glass instruments for physicians and laboratories. Due to the destabilization in postwar Germany, the company dared a new start in Franconian Sondheim vor der Rhön in 1945. The economic success led to the development of further locations in France, Austria, and Switzerland.

Meanwhile the company, now called Glaswarenfabrik Karl Hecht GmbH & Co KG (Sondheim vor der Rhön, Germany) offers a broad spectrum of more than 4000 devices, instruments, and apparatus that cover laboratory and clinical equipment. The products are used, amongst others, with diagnostic examinations, microscopic and dyeing techniques, manual therapy, and measures of volume, density, and temperature. The glass instruments are still handmade, furthering the traditional glassblower craft activity. The distribution of the products is via medical-technical specialist trades.


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