Giving People the Freedom to Move for More Than 100 Years
The beginning of Julius Zorn Gmbh (Juzo) by Julius Zorn in Zeulenroda (Thuringia), the center of the world for the manufacturing of medical compression stockings.
Julius Zorn is the first manufacturer to knit medical compression stockings, instead of weaving.
Juzo began shipping compression garments to many countries around the world as early as the 1930's.
The grandson of the founder, Hans-Julius Zorn and his wife Rosemarie decide to settle in Aichach (Bavaria), where they construct the new Juzo factory. Production is initially done in the family home as the new factory is constructed.
Juzo launches seamless compression stockings.
Juzo begins manufacturing latex-free compression stockings.
Juzo starts manufacturing in America, Juzo USA is founded in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Annerose Zorn-West, daughter of Hans-Juliuz Zorn, leads the management of the new company. In 1988 she takes over the management of Juzo Group, which to date employs 1,000 staff around the world.
Uwe Schettler becomes the managing director of Julius Zorn GmbH.
Juzo installs a wind turbine and solar panels as part of its green initiative.
Growing in Canada, Juzo Canada, Ltd. opens a corporate office in Burlington Ontario.
The Juzo family commits to expanding its production and logistics center for shipping, finish goods and additional warehouse space in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.
"Continuous support from our employees, dealers, medical partners and customers who use our products has helped a great deal to make our company successful - without them, there is no company. We've earned their trust and support through our product expertise and quality craftsmanship. It's about attention to detail."
Annerose Zorn-West, CEO of Juzo