Hohenstein Institute

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Accredited test labs for efficacy and safety tests for medical devices, disinfectants, textiles and more.

We are a family-owned company that has specialised for over 75 years in the testing, certification and research of  medical devices, disinfectants, consumer goods and textiles.

As an internationally recognised and reliable partner, we support companies along the entire supply chain in successfully bringing their products to the market - through new insights from our research, to the performance of required tests and issuing of independent certificates, through to product launch and marketing at the point of sale.

Now run by the third generation, approx. 1,000 employees work at our headquarters in Boennigheim, Germany, as well as in our laboratories and offices around the world on tailor-made test and service offerings for your individual requirements.

Category Institutes
Working areas Analytics, Life Science, Services, Hygiene, Medical products
Year of foundation



Hohenstein becomes part of the AI hotspot IPAI

BÖNNIGHEIM (ivs) The testing service provider and research partner Hohenstein is joining the Innovation Park for Artificial Intelligence (IPAI) in Heilbronn. The topic of…


Three decades of proven quality assurance

BÖNNIGHEIM (ivs) The globally active testing service provider Hohenstein is currently looking back on three decades of accreditation. For the first time in spring 1993, one of its…