Over the past 50 years the name HATHO has been associated to first-class products with exceptional service within the Brush Industry.


HATHO was founded on the 6th of December 1968 by Mr. HAns THOma. Over the past 50 years, we have expanded our knowledge and expertise to enable us to build trade globally using our innovative can do attitude. Trade partners and end users such as dentists, dental technicians, gold and silversmiths, industrial users, modelers and DIY enthusiasts in more than fifty countries worldwide attest to the high value and excellent quality of our broad product range.


Since the company was founded in 1968 we rely on the use of our self-developed production machines consisting of innovative and sophisticated technology which is part of the HATHO philosophy, this combined with our competent and motivated employees guaranties that only products of the highest standard leaves our production facility.


Our managing director Dr. Ralf Steiner who joined the company in 1991, continues these core values to this day. In the year 2003 a new production facility was built in the Gewerbepark Breisgau industrial estate in Eschbach, approx. 30km south of Freiburg. This allowed us to expand and optimize our production processes for further growth. It has always been a priority for HATHO to have a close working relationship with the end user and because of this it has allowed us to develop multiple new products while also improving existing products.


We have proven to be an innovative and ambitious company that has accepted and exceled at every challenge to date, we are extremely proud of this and will continue to innovate further into the future.


The future of HATHO´s general management is set. Since several months Dr. Steiner´s son-in-law, Mr. Sean Kenny, is already active. As mechanical engineer, he has started in production as direct assistance of the production manager. Step by step Sean Kenny will go through all departments to gain experience for his future task in HATHO´s general management.


The success of the past 50 years allows us to look forward to the future with a positive and ambitious attitude.