About us.

OPHARDT Hygiene. Reliable hand hygiene since 1962.

OPHARDT Hygiene. It's a family affair.

Hermann Ophardt laid the foundation for the company in his garage in 1962. There he developed the first ingo-man® hygiene dispenser to support nursing staff and doctors in hygienic hand disinfection. Today, the dispenser is the most popular dispenser in German hospitals and is known worldwide.

Who we are today.

Break the Chain of Infection.

According to the World Health Organisation, 80 percent of all infectious diseases are transmitted through the hands. This highlights how important careful and consistent hand hygiene is. Our corporate mission Break the Chain of Infection emphasizes the importance of our work and is an integral part of everything we do.

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Endless innovation.

With over 500 patents, we have extensive knowledge and exclusive designs the field of dispenser systems and hygiene solutions.

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Brand of the Century.

This prestigious award solidifies OPHARDT Hygiene as a top brand in Germany that sets industry-wide standards for dispenser systems.

Perfection. In design and production.

We not only design our products ourselves, but also produce them at our own plants. Uniquely, our engineers often work in our plants, not thousands of miles away.

We solve problems.

We delight in coming up with custom solutions tailored to our customer’s needs. OPHARDT is valued throughout the industry as a reliable partner that brings a lot of expertise to the table.

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Ophardt on OPHARDT.

Through our global facilities, we are always working hand in hand as a team. This approach is also reflected in our cooperation with our partners and customers.

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Our values.

Our corporate values serve as a framework for our decision-making.

Stay humble and helpful.

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Pursue the highest quality.

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Promote a culture of cooperation.

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