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100 years of innovation and tradition.

2023 | Andre Surgical GmbH, Cardinal Health Medical Solutions, HEI COM. GmbH

With the takeover of Andre Surgical GmbH, we are further expanding our manufacturer network and range in the areas of disposable fluid management and specialized microsurgical products and instruments.

The Heintel Group is the exclusive distribution partner in Austria for the American medical technology company Cardinl Health Medical Solutions and is thus significantly expanding the product range in areas such as thoracic drainage, compression and fluid management.

We are investing in simplifying our organizational processes and merging HEI COM. GmbH with the Rudolf Heintel Gesellschaft m.b.H.

2022 | Merger with Asker Healthcare Group

We are strengthening our positioning as a holistic provider of the Austrian healthcare system with an international partner and are now bundling our know-how with the Asker Healthcare Group, which operates throughout Europe.

2020 | Establishment of a divisional structure

Meeting the increasing demands placed on a full-service provider in terms of product and knowledge diversification with specialised Heintel divisions

2019 | Expansion of product range

Acquisition of Comesa Austria – radiology and gastroenterology | acquisition of service and trading business of Odelga Med Ges.m.b.H – furniture, durables & consumables

2018 | Recertification

EN ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification

2017 | Portfolio expansion

Acquisition of CherryMed Medical Solutions GmbH | warehouse relocation

2016 | Patient immobilisation and stabilisation

Market launch of ThoraXsafe

2015 | Certification & first patent

EN ISO 9001:2008 QMS certification| first HSO patent for MamaSafe

2014 | Dental market & warehouse automation

Establishment of HeiDent brand for trading in dental supplies

2013 | Sharps Injuries Directive

Input on implementation of EU Sharps Injuries Directive in Austria | introduction of safety products

2008 | In-house manufacturing

Acquisition of HSO Solutions | production of medical consumables | product development and manufacturing

2007 | Acquisition of Jauck & antimicrobial catheters

Establishment as pioneer in the field of antimicrobial-impregnated CVCs in cooperation with Vygon

2006 | Digital hospital

Portfolio expansion with digital patient identification methods

1997 | Maxillofacial surgery

Portfolio expansion with maxillofacial distractors and bioresorbable implants

1990 | Expansion of partner network

Agency agreement with Travenol for disposable blood purification devices for Austria, Poland and Czech Republic

1981 | Digital techniques

Portfolio expansion with surgical video technique

1975 | Pioneer in Seldinger technique

Market positioning of Seldinger technique in Austria | portfolio expansion with haemodialysis & CAPD dialysis

1965 | Pioneer in medical disposables

Establishment of the disposables market in Austria with the distribution of hypodermic needles, syringes, urology disposables, etc.

1950 | Sterile hospital equipment

Supply of sterile scalpel blades, suction catheters and female catheters for hospitals

1940 | Portfolio expansion

Chest drainage systems and Bülau drains complement the product range

1919 | Foundation

Supplier of bandages and healthcare products