• 2014


    Maximum endoscopic Full HD image quality with three-dimensional depth


    Establishment of the subsidiary:

    Richard Wolf Service Center (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

  • 2013

    core nova

    The worlds' first complete network-based, integrated operating room


    Establishment of the subsidiaries:

    Richard Wolf HK Ltd., Hongkong, China

    Richard Wolf GmbH Representative office CIS, Moscow, Russian Federation

  • 2012

    ENDOCAM Logic HD

    The new camera platform combines flexibility and versatility


    Establishment of the subsidiaries:

    Richard Wolf do Brasil Equipamentos Medicinais Ltda., Sao Paulo-SP Brasil, Brazil

    Richard Wolf K.K., Tokyo, Japan

  • 2011


    The reusable Single Port solution for laparoscopic surgery

  • 2010


    Instruments for laser prostate enucleation with PIRANHA tissue morcellator

  • 2009

    The COBRA

    First flexible dual-channel laser uretero-renoscope

  • 2008


    System for trigger point shock wave therapy (TPST) and myofascial pain syndrome treatment in physiotherapy

  • 2007


    System with automatic chip aspiration during resection intracavitary myoma

  • 2006

    High Speed ENDOCAM

    High speed camera system for laryngoscopic diagnosis and therapy



  • 2005

    eyeMAX - CCD Endoscopes

    eyeMAX chip-on-the-tip technology sets new standards in laparoscopy with the latest generation CCD endoscopes


    Establishment of the subsidiaries:

    Richard Wolf India Private Ltd., Gurgaon, India

    Richard Wolf Middle East, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • 2004

    CORE Complete OR Endoscopy

    The intelligent OR - digital, networked, centrally controlled

  • 2003

    Power Control

    Universal motor system for the connection of shaver handles and power cutters and burrs 

  • 2002


    Diagnostic Auto Fluorescence Endoscopy in the bronchial airways

  • 2000

    PiezoSon 100

    Introduction of the first desktop device for Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (EWST) in orthopedics

  • 1998

    PiezoSon 300

    First Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy unit (ESWT) for applications in orthopedics

  • 1994

    RIWO-ART trocar sleeves

    with magnetic ball valve


    Establishment of the subsidiary:

    Richard Wolf Austria Ges.m.b.H., Vienna, Austria

  • 1990

    PiezoLith 2500

    First Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotriptor (ESWL) with X-ray and ultrasound location in situ



  • 1986

    PiezoLith 2300

    Worldwide the first Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotriptor (ESWL) with inline ultrasound location without anaesthesia

  • 1983

    TEM Instrument set

    for Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)

  • 1979

    Percutaneous nephroscope

    for ultrasound litholapaxy

  • 1975


    with magnification

  • 1972

    Aerial view of Richard Wolf GmbH in Knittlingen

  • 1971-1979

    Establishment of the subsidiaries:

    Heynemann GmbH, München

    Kurt Semrau GmbH, Tuttlingen

    Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp., Vernon Hills, Illinois, USA

    Endoscopie Richard Wolf Belgium N.V., Gent-Drongen

    Richard Wolf France S.A.R.L., Reims

    Richard Wolf U.K. Ltd., Wimbledon

  • 1968

    Development of the modern lumina rod lens telescope

    Establishment of the Richard and Annemarie Wolf Foundation

  • 1963

    Introduction of "cold light" illumination for endoscopes

  • 1959

    Dr. Frei and Mr. Schubert at the television equipment with film-cystoscope

  • 1958

    First endoscopic television transmission

  • 1955

    Surgical Congress in Munich

    Annemarie und Richard Wolf



  • 1954

    Resectoscope Type 782

    with pistol handle, 360° rotatable



  • 1950


    with Albarran and distal lighting

  • 1947

    Foundation of Richard Wolf GmbH in Knittlingen on 15th January 1947

  • 1931 - 1935

    Urethroscope Set

    from the year 1931



  • 1931

    Empolyees of Georg Wolf GmbH in Berlin on the occcasion of the 25th anniversary

  • 1930

    The one thousand endoscope of Georg Wolf GmbH

  • 1906

    Foundation of Georg Wolf GmbH