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Orthopaedic technology

 

1919


At the end of the First World War, Louis KLEBER SAILHEN founded the HERNIA INSTITUTE OF LYON,  of which the main activity was designing, manufacturing and fitting hernia trusses.
In 1925, the  firm moved to Cours LAFAYETTE, one of Lyon's main thoroughfares.

1960


Pierre SAILHEN
took over the company and initiated a series of important technological developments. He trained a number of French and foreign orthopaedists and began to diversify the company's activities.
 


1975


Gérard
and Pascal SAILHEN took over the reins of the company and under their impetus, the institute became ORMIHL, "ORthopédie Matériel Institut Herniaire de Lyon" or the Lyon Orthopaedic Equipment and Hernia Institute four years later.

1988


ORMIHL moved to VILLEURBANNE. The company began the industrial production of a complete range of support belts, splints, collars and orthopaedic products.
During the same year, contacts where made between ORMIHL and DANET, a company specialized in made-to-measure support belts
.

1999


The ORMIHL-DANET Group was born. The two companies brought 80 years of experience and over two hundred employees together,  prepared for the challenges of the third millennium.

 

2000


ORMIHL-DANET Group creates and develops its activity in the domain of PODIATRY, providing a fast and effective service. The  same year DANET develops a automated design 
for its made-to-measure support belts.  

 

2003

 

Takeover of  FANTGAUTHIER company's activities. Specialist in supplying support belts and corsets.

 

2004 

 

ORMIHL, DANET and FANTGAUTHIER amalgamate to become only one entity ORMIHL-DANET.

 

2006

 

ORMIHL-DANET takes over the commercial distribution of LEDOS establishments  (large specialist in podiatry).

2008

Specialist in orthopaedic equipment, made-to-measure support belt and podiatry. ORMIHL DANET group now distribute JUZO support stockings. Having taken over JUZO’s business activity in France since the beginning of 2008, ORMIHL DANET is developing with an aim to better suit your needs.

2009

Ormihl-Danet group is a distributor of ABC Breast Care lingerie and breast prostheses  (May 2009)

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