HICO Unternehmen

HICO - Medical-Technical Expertise in Patient Temperature Management for more than 70 years

Founded by Hans Hirtz in 1945, the Cologne-based company Hirtz & Co. KG is run in the fourth generation by the Hirtz family. Today, the company stands for expertise in medical technology sold under the brand name HICO Medical Systems. What started as a wholesale business for medical products and devices has developed - thanks to in-house innovations - into a major medtech company. The product portfolio comprises hypo-/hyperthermia systems, decubitus prevention and treatment solutions as well as inhalation devices. HICO Medical Systems "made in Germany" stands for maximum precision, reliability and a high level of serviceability - no matter where in the world our devices are employed.


Since 1997, Hirtz & Co. KG has been certified according to ISO standards and therefore guarantees excellent quality thanks to highly qualified staff and continuous quality control. Today, more than 70 years after its foundation, the company generates more than 50 % of its revenue with satisfied customers in over 65 export countries. To ensure our future in the market with leading medtech products, Hirtz & Co. KG places great value on well-established development partnerships with leading university hospitals and on a network of innovative manufacturers of special components.