Manufacturers OEM

Ernst Kratz GmbH

Landsteinerstr. 2, 63303 Dreieich

Telephone +49 6103 9833
Fax +49 6103 983470

This company is co-exhibitor of
Feuerstein GmbH


Hall map

COMPAMED 2016 hall map (Hall 8a): stand E14

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COMPAMED 2016 fairground map: Hall 8a

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Components, parts, modules, Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • 01.28  Cannulae
  • 08  Needles
  • 08.02  Needles, biopsy

Needles, biopsy

  • 08  Needles
  • 08.06  Needles, specials
  • 08  Needles
  • 08.08  Needles, pudendal block and suture

Needles, pudendal block and suture

  • 11  Manufacturing Services
  • 11.16  Forming
  • 11.16.04  Cannulae grinding and after-treatment

Cannulae grinding and after-treatment

Our products

Product category: Cannulae

Cannulaes - Our Injection Needles

ACUFIRM injection needles are suited for medical and technical applications. We produce our cannulaes of high quality stainless steel
in different:

diameters ( 0,25 mm – 4,00 mm )
tip forms
straight or curved
ground tip or blunt
Beside our standard programme we offer alsoa multiplicity of special products.

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Product category: Needles, biopsy

Special Items

Especially in medical technology innovation is a warranty for future success. Acufirm is your reliable partner by implementing your ideas and special requests with precision and technical know how.

Canulas, wires and tube sections for medical devices made from stainless steel or titanium which are used for cancer treatment, CT or endoscopy e.g. can be produced upon request in all variations.

In addition stainless steel tubes with sidewise boreholes, different cuts (facet, relief, crown, biopsy and epidural grinding) and differently shaped heads are producible.

Are you interested in special products? We ensure absolute confidentiality. Provide a draft, layout or sample and we create an offer without any obligation or produce a prototype for you upon request.

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Product category: Needles, specials

Surgical Needles

Our extensive production range includes surgical needles for all medical applications. Our surgical needles are produced either from nickel plated carbon steel or stainless steel with regular eye or spring eye in a multiplicity of various diameters, lengths, cross sections and forms.

In addition to our standard programm we offer special forms and the possibility of special production according to customer´s requests.

Our surgical needles are available in different packing units:

Standard = pack per dozen (non sterile)
Sterile packaging – 2 needles
Sterile packaging as customised set

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Product category: Needles, specials

ACUFIRM – Needle and thread combinations

ACUFIRM – Needle and thread combinations

comply with the highest requirements in modern medical technology. The constantly kept high quality standard of our needle-thread combinations is based on our more than 100-year experience in the field of the medical technology as well as the newest knowledge of the science and their technical implementation.


are made out of the highest-quality stainless steel in a special procedure. Our needles have precision-grinded heads which minimise the prick forces and the tissue trauma.

ACUFIRM Needle and thread combinations

are reinforced with the highest exactness and care to guarantee a smooth and atraumatic crossing of needle to thread.

ACUFIRM Suture material

Beside our standard offer of the needle and thread combinations we also offer threads in different lengths and packaging unities.

ACUFIRM Packaging

ACUFIRM Needle and thread combinations are packed in strong, ecologically friendly cardboard boxes with 12, 24 or 36 units which are additionally protected with a cellophane foil against external influences. Every needle-thread combination is individually sterile packed.

In addition…

…to our extensive standard programme we are also pleased to satisfy the individual wishes and needs of our customers. To be able to work on their special inquiries, we need an exact drawing or description of the desired product. We also offer needles with special geometry and are completely flexible in producing combinations of suture material and needles.

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Product category: Needles, pudendal block and suture


The requirements of industrial users are our challenge. Pipes and technical tubes made of premium materials like stainless steel 1.4301, titanium (grades 2,7,9), titanium alloy or platinum are our range of products.

Stainless steel tubes can be produced with different bends, heads and electrolytical markings. No matter if facet, relief or angled grinding anything is possible. Additionally closed, trocar point or round point needles can be manufactured.

We manufacture:

diameters from 0,25 mm until 4,00 mm
with various wall thicknesses
stainless steel welded or seamless
titanium, titanium alloys, platinum
in production lengths or cut to length, burr free
(minimum length: 5,00 mm)
We are worldwide respected experts in making of special tubes.

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About us

Company details

Tradition connected to modern technology…

Acufirm exists for almost 120 years. Enough time to gain experience in which our highly skilled and trained professionals developed and produced innovations and customized solutions.

Our machinery consists of special equipment which was in large part developed by our own people.

Perfection is possible…

Especially in a sensitive area of production, precision and perfection is a must.
Acufirm complies with highest standards since 1885 and we will find ideal solutions for our demanding customers in the future as well.

Our professionals ensure a flexible production to cater all needs of our customers. Delivery schedules will be strictly observed even for smaller numbers ordered.

The surfaces of our materials can receive a galvanic, electrochemical or manual polish.

Technology that satisfies…

Special attention occurs already in the choice of the materials which are used for our products.
An environmentally friendly production process with strict safety enforcement standards assures the constant high class quality of our products.

Innovations are a warranty of future success and ensure competitiveness especially in manufacturing of high end industrial products. Acufirm is your reliable partner by realising your special needs with our technical know how and our precision. Provide a draft or drawing and we will together develop your individual solution.

Lugs and Compounds in individual varieties are available upon request, mounted or unmounted. Acufirm is your partner for precision engineering. Be assured of our technical creativity.

Achievement is measurable…

For decades Acufirm is a dependable partner on which customers rely on. Every procedure will be supervised by an ambitious control system. Only a proper product will be delivered.

Upon request the different steps of control can be reported in written form. Safety for you and us!

Solid advantages…

To complete our standard assortment we offer a large range of special products and customized items.

All our products are in accordance with the European quality standards and are German DIN-certified.

We would be glad to help you with more information. Free of charge and without any obligation. Give us a call or send an e-mail. We will be pleased to receive your request.

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