The international group of companies 3B Scientific
specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of didactic material for scientific, medical and patient education. The group’s oldest site in Budapest/Hungary began its manufacturing history in 1819, making 3B Scientific the most experienced group of companies in the industry. The mother company was founded 1948 in Hamburg by the 3 Bs
: Mr. Paul Binhold, his wife Hedwig Binhold and their daughter Marion Binhold, now Marion Kurland.
The brand name 3B Scientific®
is represented in over 100 countries worldwide in the medical and educational sector. Achieving constantly growing sales, the 3B Scientific group is the worldwide leader in the anatomy market today. The essential factors for the steadily increasing success are:
- The excellent quality of the products, manufactured by skilled and specially trained personnel
- The extremely competitive value of 3B Scientific® Products
- The uncompromising flexibility of processing customer requirements
That is what 3B
stands for today: B
est quality, B
est value, B
As a recognition of its worldwide success, 3B Scientific (respectively the former Paul Binhold Company) has been selected as a member of the German ”Hidden Champions”
. All members of this small group of particularly successful medium sized companies follow a strict pattern of implementing their global strategies, thus becoming leaders in their respective lines of business.
3B Scientific® Product Line includes:
Artificial skeletons, torsos and human organ models
Teaching aids and systems from the fields of physics and technology
Injection training arms, patient care mannequins & medical simulators
Biology, zoology and chemistry models
Anatomical charts and ana(c)omical gift items
Anatomical teaching and learning software
SEIRIN® and Moxa Acupuncture Needles
Laser Pen, Laser Shower
Kinesiology Tape & Acu Tape
Therapy & Fitness products
Massage & Treatment tables
The affiliates are either distributing or manufacturing companies. All product development is carried out exclusively in Germany. The outstanding quality standards
upheld in every product that carries the brand name 3B Scientific® is guaranteed by permanent and uncompromising quality controls.
3B Scientific has been certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 since 2000 and recertified in 2009.
Since 2004 3B Scientific is an original member of the Worlddidac Quality Charter. Please click here
for the certificates.
3B customers include universities, schools, ministries of health and education, other health and educational authorities, hospitals, practitioners, educational and medical distributors, students and the pharmaceutical industry. A regularly updated and further developed web site www.3bscientific.com was established in 1996 so the customer can purchase products and get the latest information on the company and its products around the clock.
The 3B Scientific Companies Worldwide
3B Scientific GmbH, Germany
3B Scientific Hamburg (founded 1948 as Paul Binhold Lehrmittelfabrik)
3B Scientific Dresden (established 1930 as teaching aid department of the Deutsche Hygiene Museum, acquired 1991)
3B Scientific Coburg (founded 1997)
3B Scientific Wesseling (founded 2001)
3B Scientific GmbH, Klingenthal, formerly ELWE Didactic GmbH (since 1959, acquired 2004)
3B Scientific Europe Kft. former known as “Biocalderoni”, Budapest, Hungary (since 1819 Calderoni, acquired 1993)
American 3B Scientific, Atlanta/GA, USA (founded 1995)
Nihon 3B Scientific, Niigata, Japan (founded 1997)
France 3B Scientific, Bartenheim, France (founded 1997)
Suzhou 3B Scientific, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China (founded 1999)
Italia 3B Scientific, Ozzano dell’Emilia, Bologna, Italy (founded 2002)
España 3B Scientific, Paterna, Valencia, Spain (founded 2003)
United Kingdom 3B Scientific, Weston-super-Mare, UK (founded 2003)
Russia 3B Scientific, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation (founded 2005)
Brasil 3B Scientific, Joinville, Brasil (founded 2006)
Thai 3B Scientific, Bangkok, Thailand (founded 2007)
3B Scientific Korea, Seoul, South Korea (founded 2012)
3B Scientific TR, Istanbul, Turkey (founded 2012)
Further affiliated companies are planned.
For the company it is important to have different types of character, personality, nationality and culture in its workforce. Being “different” is considered to enrich and complement the company culture.
People at 3B Scientific work together in an open and friendly way, with the staff referring to each other by everybody’s first name. Many personal friendships, including those with 3B Scientifics’ affiliated companies, contribute to a swift interchange of information.
Clear management guidelines, goals and values on the one hand and a participating style of leadership in implementing daily business on the other hand help staff identify with the company goals to be achieved. This modern style of leadership ensures a participating and cooperating working attitude that is standard in all 3B Scientific companies thus contributing to a high motivation of staff. Since controversies are carried out in a creative and open atmosphere, it is natural that the staff influences all major management decisions. Everybody in the company follows the common goal:
„To be and keep being No. 1 in the world”
The international workforce, who expresses high identification with the company’s goals and philosophy of flexible and friendly service, consists of around 460 people.
Apart from staff motivation, reinforcement of innovative activities and profit making, 3B Scientific’ s main goals
are to provide high-quality 3B Scientific® Products at fair prices, excellent customer service & after sales support (3B: Best Quality, Best Value, Best Service). Another main goal is the coordination of marketing strategies in view of different countries and the requirements of individual customers. Thus, a 3B Scientific® Catalog is available in 15 languages including major Asian languages such as Japanese or Chinese. These are worldwide goals which have lead to the fact that 3B Scientific enjoys high market shares all over the world. About 90 % of the group sales are made outside of Germany.
now can look back on successful years and steady growth. Customers, suppliers, employees and the management of 3B Scientific are convinced that the company group will keep on moving forward in the future according to the company slogan “...going one step further