About us

Company founder Jakob Kocher (right) together with Prof. Dr. Foerster (left) who jointly developed the Foersterbrille.
Company founder Jakob Kocher (right) together with Prof. Dr. Foerster (left) who jointly developed the Foersterbrille.

Our MILEstones

1971  - Founding by Jakob Kocher

         - Production of surgical microscopes

         - Tübiskop M 10 Watt and M 20 Watt

         - Various first prototypes of Foersterbrille

 

 1978 - Start of production in a double garage in Dusslingen

          - The first Foresterbrille is presented

          - In addition, we start with contract manufacturing in medical and analytical technology

 

1985 - Company takeover of Wolfgang Kocher, son of the founder

         - Installation of our eye test devices begins

 

1988 - Company moves to Mössingen

         - Entry into CNC manufacturing

 

1994 - Development and Production of the dermatological light microscope with Dr. Kreusch

 

2015 - Launch of the Foersterbrille with LED-Lightning

 

2020 - Our Foersterbrille gets CE-certified