Data & Facts

Basko Healthcare Nederland was founded in 1936 and is the parent company with its location in Zaandam. From here the marketing area in the Benelux is supplied. In addition there are also two fully-fledged subsidiaries located in Germany and Austria, which are part of the organisation.


The basic assortment of Basko Healthcare can be divided into a number of main- and subgroups:

  • Orthopedics
    Subdivided into general orthopaedics/ traumatology and neurological orthopaedics
  • Prosthetics
    Subdivided into mamma care
  • Material & tools
    Subdivided into use and consumer products


Founding of bandage and corset industry Basko B.V. by Mr. D.H. Heijne

Growth forces the move from the Leliegracht to the Prinsengracht, Amsterdam

Volume increase leads to further expanding of production and the move to the Haspelsstraat, Amsterdam

Founding of Basko Healthcare mbH Hamburg, Germany

Founding of Basko Healthcare mbH Vienna, Austria

Move to the new head office at the P. Lieftinckweg in Zaandam