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The founding of TUR group is an important milestone in our quest toward the establishment of the complete customer support service stipulated in our corporate philosophy.


In the development of medical devices since 1904

TUR can be proud to have inherited  a tradition,
a knowledge and a history that go back to 1904!


A complete set of work simulation accessories and a universal functional pattern adapter -fly wheel- perfects the isoforce isokinetic range.


TUR sponsors and becomes partner of the Body Health Clinic in Berlin. TUR academy organizes training and seminars and is housed in the clinic.


The Thermatur line is successfully redesigned and presented for the first time during Medica trade fair in November of the same year.


The new cryotherapy air flow system Cryotur STREAM is introduced to the market.


TUR develops an intermittent hypoxic training therapy system (IHHT). It is commercialized under the name CellAirOne. The system treats mitochondrial disorders through an advanced celltrainig method. 


The development of the totally new equipment generation is completed and series production and delivery can get underway.


TUR GmbH is founded in Dresden with a focus on carrying out marketing and distribution for the TUR group of companies.


TUR Elektromedizin plus GmbH is founded in Hohen Neuendorf with the objective of developing a new generation of "human interfaces" for electromedicine and other applications.


Shortly after its founding,Therapietechnik Rostock GmbH purchases the assets for the development,production and distribution of devices for physical therapy and electromedical cosmetics from TUR-Elektromedizin GmbH and acquires the brands "TUR elektromedizin" and "TUR cosmetics". With only 10 employees the company is now starting out again just as small as it was at the time of its founding in 1904.


Restructuring following German reunification

While Siemens takes over the sector of x-ray technology,the sector of transformers,instrument transformers and high-voltage technology goes to the Ritz Group. As a result of a management buyout and the founding of

TUR-Elektromedizin GmbH in Hohen Neuendorf near Berlin,the business sector of medical electronics – with a focus on physical therapy – is now independent.


TUR employs more than 5,000 people.


The company adopts its well-known logo in time for the Leipzig Spring Fair.


Start-up of the production of devices for physical therapy. As a result of the takeover of the company ELMED in Hohen Neuendorf near Berlin in 1964,this business sector becomes one of the mainstays of TUR's business.


The company located in East Germany is expropriated and is now state-owned. Several years later VEB TUR (Transformer and X-Ray Factory Dresden) is founded.


The work force now numbers 1,840


Koch & Sterzel employ more than 200 people

After the first world war the business sectors of power transformers,high-voltage testing equipment and instrument transformers evolve into mainstays of the company. Between 1923 and 1932 the company also produces radios


On 1 October of this year Franz Josef Koch and Kurt August Sterzel found the company Koch&Sterzel "Special Factory for Scientific Apparatuses and Instruments" in Dresden,Germany. The development and manufacture of x-ray equipment by the company is based on basic patents – especially patents obtained by the company's founders. The company employs 10 people; from the beginning it is one of the most innovative medical technology firms.

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