Karl Kaps GmbH was founded in
1946 in Asslar, Germany near the city of Wetzlar, an
area known for producing world-class optics. During
its proud 50 year history Karl Kaps GmbH has built
an excellent reputation in over 70 countries as a
leading manufacturer of surgical and operating
microscopes used in various microsurgical
disciplines such as ENT, Opthalmology, Gynaecology,
Neurosurgery, hand and plastic surgery and the
dental field. Today the company is in its third
generation of family ownership and is managed by Mr.
Karheinz Kaps and Mr. Holger Kaps.
In addition to producing examination and surgical
microscopes, we also produce laboratory microscopes,
colposcopes, slit lamps and rifle scopes. The
company also produces a full range of optical and
mechanical OEM replacement parts according customer
The strength of our company lies in providing unique
solutions and technology to suit the customers'
individual requirements by utilizing
state-of-the-art design, development and
manufacturing facilities, which are approved to ISO
9001 and CE standards.
Competitive manufacturing and excellent response to
customer needs are essential parts of the company
aim to firmly establish its position as a market
leader. Our product development teams work together
with physicians and worldwide medical agents to
design the proper optical tools for today's medical
professional. Our engineers work with advanced CAD
software packages and all development activities are
conducted according to strict international quality
procedures and customer specifications.
Karl Kaps GmbH manufacturing is based on world
famous German craftsmanship and attention to detail
combined with traditional and modern high speed
manufacturing techniques. The manufacture of each
part and final assembly of each device is carefully
conducted by highly trained employees. Before
shipping, all OEM replacement parts and complete
optical medical devices are checked by trained
personnel working according the ISO 9001 and CE
standards. We look forward to providing for your
microscope, precision optical device and OEM
replacement parts needs!