Our history

Past – a tireless engine for the future.
After all, an identity that has grown over 75 years is the basis for the company's continued success.

  • Walter Mach and Hans Dufter found the company Dr. Mach GmbH
    First product: BIOLUX infrared lamp

  • Walter Mach turns to research, Hans Dufter takes over his shares - as sole managing director

  • The range already includes several operating lights, examination and mirror lights as well as a microprojector

  • Relocation to larger production facilities in Ebersberg near Munich

  • Internationalization with exports to all European countries (except Spain), 25 employees

  • Circumflex OP light with 70,000 lux and sunlight color temperature (6,000 k)

  • Annette Dufter becomes Managing Director after the unexpected death of her husband Hans Dufter

  • Production of 6,000 lights/year and export to 70 countries on four continents

  • Flexible and customer-friendly operating light systems: Quintaflex, Trigenflex and Uniflex.

  • Construction of a new, modern production facility with computer-controlled lathes and IT-supported administration in Ebersberg

  • Introduction of LED technology

  • Dagmar Ananou (daughter of the founder) takes over all shares in the company

  • Inauguration of modern headquarters & 75th anniversary