3B Scientific was founded in 1948 in Hamburg, Germany and has grown to be one of the world's leading manufacturers of Medical and Science Education solutions. The product portfolio covers a complete and comprehensive range of equipment for simulation and skill training, anatomy, healthcare and patient education, and is continuously updated with new products and innovations.

Represented in over 120 countries worldwide, the brand name 3B Scientific® stands for best quality, best value, and best service. The mission of 3B Scientific is to advance medical and healthcare delivery through the quality, breadth and global reach of relevant educational and simulation products.

In 2019, 3B Scientific acquired Cardionics, the leader in auscultation simulation products and just a few months later, announced the acquisition of iSimulate. iSimulate develops simulation solutions and systems for patient monitoring and defibrillation and fetal heart rate monitoring with simulated proprietary monitors of brands like Zoll, Corpuls, Philips and many more.

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: Best quality, Best value, Best service!

The 3B Scientific® Product Line includes:

Medical Education:

Acupuncture and Therapy Supplies:

Natural Sciences Education

The Quality

3B Scientific 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 ISO 9001 since 2000. Since 2004, 3B Scientific is an original member of the Worlddidac Quality Charter. Please click here for the certificates.

The Customers

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 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, Burnham-on-Sea, 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)
  • Cardionics, Webster, TX USA (Excellus Technologies, Inc. dba Cardionics, founded in 1969)
  • iSimulate Canberra, Australia and Albany, NY USA (founded 2011)

The Team

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 460 people.

The Goals

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 led 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.

3B Scientific 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”.