Nowadays, industrial manufacturing generally means mechanical mass production. In view of the high demands placed on mechanical quality, however, the precision that lies in the hand of the master instrument maker is indispensable despite automatization. Herein lies the strength of KARL STORZ products. Critical reassessment of even the best outcomes are virtues that govern the development and manufacture of each and every product from the KARL STORZ company. Instrument design is also not left to chance, but corresponds perfectly to its functionality and ergonomics.