120 years ago, the druggist Wilhelm Uebe in the small German town of Zerbst founded the global success of a simple diagnostic device: he developed the clinical thermometer as we know it today, which then began its triumphal march around the world. Ingenious inventions are often very simple. Wilhelm Uebe came up with the idea of melting the upper end of glass thermometers instead of closing them with a plaster stopper.
The plus in safety and hygiene prevails. For years, UEBE’s medical thermometers have been the world’s best-selling self-diagnostic aids.
Learn here how the thermometer factory Wilhelm Uebe, Zerbst developed in over 120 years: