Juzo & Medical Compression Garments: Over 100 Years of History

Juzo History

Giving People the Freedom to Move for More Than 100 Years

1912 - The Beginning


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.

1919 - Revolutionizing Production


Revolutionizing Production

Julius Zorn is the first manufacturer to knit medical compression stockings, instead of weaving.

1930 - Business is growing


Business is growing

Juzo began shipping compression garments to many countries around the world as early as the 1930's.

1948 - New Beginnings


New Beginnings

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.

1951 - Innovation



Juzo launches seamless compression stockings.

1962 - Designing a better customer experience


Designing a better customer experience

Juzo begins manufacturing latex-free compression stockings.

1980 - Growing internationally


Growing internationally

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.

1992 - Uwe Schettler


Uwe Schettler

becomes the managing director of Julius Zorn GmbH.

2011-2015 - Keeping it Green


Keeping it Green

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.

2017 - USA Expansion


USA Expansion

The Juzo family commits to expanding its production and logistics center for shipping, finish goods and additional warehouse space in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

2020 - Juzo USA celebrates 40 years


Juzo USA celebrates 40 years

"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

Julius Zorn, Inc.
P.O. Box 1088, 3690 Zorn Drive
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Call: 1-888-255-1300

Juzo Canada, Ltd.
1100 Burloak Dr., Ste. 300
Burlington, ON L7L 6B2
Call: 1-888-255-1300