Quality since 1954

Drawing on our many years of experience and with the assistance of our trained specialists and engineers, Rudischhauser Surgical Instruments Manufacturing GmbH has been developing and manufacturing medical products of the highest quality since 1954 using the latest development and production technology.

Aided by our own design and development department, we develop the perfect customised solution for each individual product in close cooperation with customers located all over the world. We meet the current  statutory requirements relevant to each specific case through standardised and validated processes and procedures for their products, thus ensuring their competitiveness on the international market.

Special surface coatings, UDI-compliant laser marking and labelling to customer specification round off your product.

The company is certified pursuant to DIN EN ISO 13485:2016 and registered with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in the United States pursuant to the FDA 21 CFR, Part 820 standard with Registration No. 8010300.

  • 1954

    Established by Willi Rudischhauser. Manufacture of surgical instruments for ophthalmology

  • 1970

    Move to a new, larger production facility on Trossinger Strasse in Tuttlingen

  • 1984

    Expansion of production facility and transition into a private limited company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung - GmbH)

  • 2001

    Siegfried Rudischhauser hands management over to Sandra Rudischhauser

  • 2004

    Steffen Rudischhauser becomes Managing Director, while Sandra Rudischhauser is appointed an authorised representative

  • 2008

    Move to the present production facility

FDA registered by
FDA 21 CFR part 820 standard

At a glance


46 employees


Over 60 years of experience in the production of medical instruments


160 customers


More than EUR 4.5
million invested over the last 10 years

Production area

1700 m²


Own product line
of instruments and sets

Technical R&D support

CAD/CAM department (SOLIDWORKS & SolidCAM)


DIN EN 13485:2016 certification
FDA approved

Instruments &

45% spine
25% orthopaedics
25% traumatology
5% miscellaneous

Facts and figures

  • CNC Swiss-type automatic lathes: 9 machines
  • CNC machining centres: 6 machines
  • Quality control: 4 employees
  • Technical support: 4 employees
  • Bead & grit blasting: 4 shot-blast machines
  • Laser marking | UDI: 2 laser marking systems
  • Laser welding: 2 laser welding systems
  • Polishing: Manual | Electrolytic
  • Coating | Surface treatment: DLC | AlTiN | Titanium anodising
  • Final cleaning | Labelling | Packaging

Manufacturing capabilities

complete listing

Machine Type
STAR SV-20R CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
STAR SR-20J CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
STAR SR-20RII CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
STAR SV-32 CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
STAR SR-38-B CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
Hanwha XD20V CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
Hanwha XD20V CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
Hanwha XD38II CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
Hanwha XD12II CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
Machine Type
Hermle U630T CNC machining centre
Haas VF-2SS CNC machining centre
Hermle C22 CNC machining centre
Haas 500 UMC CNC machining centre
Haas 750 UMC CNC machining centre
Haas 750 UMC CNC machining centre
Hermle C12 U CNC machining centre
TruPulse 156 Laser seam and spot welding equipment
Jäckle WIG201 Welder
Lasit Laser Compaktmark UDI Marking laser
Scriptograph Compaktmark UDI Marking laser
Opticline CS305 Optical shaft measuring system
Aberlink Axiom 3D coordinate measuring machine
Mitutoyo QS250Z Vision System Optical coordinate measuring equipment