Company Profile KARL STORZ KARL STORZ Endoskope, Tuttlingen (Germany) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of endoscopes, endoscopic instruments and devices for 15 surgical disciplines in human medicine. KARL STORZ also provides solutions for veterinarian endoscopy as well as for industrial applications. Within product development and manufacturing KARL STORZ continuously focus on visionary design, precision craftsmanship and clinical effectiveness. The family-owned company was founded in 1945 by Dr. med. h. c. Karl Storz in Tuttlingen, Germany. Currently, KARL STORZ has about 2,000 employees in its headquarters in Tuttlingen and throughout the world 7,100 employees in 42 countries are engaged. The most recent innovations of KARL STORZ are made in the field of digital imaging systems and the creation of comprehensive operation room (OR) solutions.