Milestones of Juzo’s corporate history
of Julius Zorn GmbH (Juzo) by Julius Zorn in Zeulenroda (Thuringia), the centre for the manufacture of elastic stockings.
Julius Zorn is the first manufacturer to knit support stockings, instead of weaving them.
Business is booming
Juzo begins shipping compression products to many countries around the world as early as the 1930s.
The re-founding of the company
The founder’s grandson, Hans Julius Zorn, and his wife Rosemarie decide to settle in Aichach (Bavaria), where they construct the new Juzo factory. All production initially takes place in the family home.
Juzo launches seamless compression stockings.
Juzo begins manufacturing latex-free compression stockings.
Juzo conquers the American market:
Juzo Inc. is founded in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Annerose Zorn-West, Hans Julius Zorn’s daughter, takes over management of the company locally.
takes over the management of the Julius Zorn GmbH group of companies, which to date employs 900 staff around the world.
becomes the Managing Director of Julius Zorn GmbH.
Founding of international subsidiaries
1996: Juzo UK Limited, Manchester, UK
2009: Juzo Italia S.r.l., Busto Arsizio, Italy
2012: Juzo Scandinavia AB, Norrköping, Sweden
2017: Juzo Benelux BV, Kortenhoef, the Netherlands
2021: Juzo Polska sp. z o.o., Warsaw, Poland
Founding of Juzo Academy
Ever since its founding, Juzo Academy has been offering a variety of training options for the medical retail sector.
The first lymphology workshop was held in Munich in 2010. It paved the way for the event series “Lymphology Symposium Munich” in May 2011. A number of other symposia for specific medical disciplines have been added to date.
Construction of the new production facility
Another milestone: Juzo builds a new, state-of-the-art production facility in the industrial area in Aichach within just a few months.
Once again at the forefront of progress
Juzo’s new, fully automated logistics centre in Aichach is ready to open its doors and forms a highly efficient unit with the new production facility.
Juzo launches the FRAUENSACHE initiative specifically for women. On the website deinestarkeseite.de, women suffering from lipoedema can gather comprehensive information, network and support each other with practical advice.
Expanding the production area
Juzo keeps on growing. Only about 7 years have passed since the move to the new production premises, yet construction is in progress again. This extension practically doubles the production area from 15,000 to 28,000 m².
becomes the Managing Director of Julius Zorn GmbH alongside Annerose Zorn-West.