History meets

From 1890
to 2020


W&H Dentalwerk founded in Berlin, Germany, by the precision engineers Jean Weber and Hugo Hampel; first mechanically driven straight and contra-angle handpieces manufactured. Relocating to Bürmoos (Austria) 1944 (Establishment of factory site 1).


Ownership of W&H transfers to the family of Peter Malata and Hilde Malata.

since 1964

Expansion of the Bürmoos (AT) site and foundation of numerous subsidiaries.


W&H Sterilization founded in Bergamo (Italy). Move to Brusaporto (Italy) in 2006.


Takeover of the Swedish medical technology company Osstell AB.

Launch of the brands W&H Med and W&H Vet. Development of new sales markets in the medical and veterinary sector.


Awards in the fields of innovation, export and design:
Austrian State Prize for Innovation 2018, Austrian Export Price 2019, Good Design Award 2019 and the German Design Award 2020.

From Austria
to the World


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countries are supplied with our products worldwide.

From today
into the future

Inventing the future together

W&H shapes the future with technology and people! Since we're already working today on the medical technology of tomorrow. This is only possible through the creativity of our employees in cooperation with users.

Expanding our Headquarters

With the expansion of our headquarters in Bürmoos, W&H is setting an important course for the future. Construction project scheduled for completion in 2021.

Smart Dental Solutions

Digital offers and services are an essential part of the future: with ioDent® Smart Dental Solutions, W&H supports the entire treatment process and provides a completely new user experience.

From today into the future

Since 1890, W&H’s focus has been on products and solutions for the dental technology industry. It is here that we have established our name and continually set industry standards with our innovation. Of this, we are proud! We are also convinced that we can do more! With W&H you are prepared for the future.

W&H Dental Museum

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