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 in Europe and Asia, 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® in Europe and Asia
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 better than required by the German standard for low energy consumption. A 24 kWp solar power station provides approx. 20,000 kWh of green electricity per year.
2013 Regulatory clearance and start of commercialization of SuperGliss® non-stick bipolar forceps in the US
2013 Start Sutter Pacific in Hong Kong to better serve our customers in Asia-Pacific.
2015 Company growth had required the addition of 4 more buildings over the previous three years.
2016 Start Sutter USA
Today In Europe and Asia Sutter is one of the leading brands for non-stick bipolar forceps and is a prominent brand for radiofrequency sleep surgery systems. Sutter is active worldwide and well prepared financially and technologically for further growth and to bring new ideas to our product specialities in the future.