2 Queensland Maroons training in Bauerfeind Compression Products

State of Origin is one of the biggest sporting events in Australia, taking the best NRL players from Queensland and New South Wales to see which state will hold the annual title as well as ultimate bragging rights. 

Over the past 43 years, the Queensland Maroons have won 25 SOO titles, with a record-breaking stretch of 8 consecutive victories between 2006 and 2013.

While Australia might be known for its elite athletes, Germany is world-renowned for the highest engineering, manufacturing, and product quality standards. And this year, we once again aim to combine the best of both worlds and provide the Maroons with top-notch braces and supports. 

Bauerfeind has been refining compression and braces for 94 years since our start in Zeulenroda, Germany.

And in that time, we’ve defined what it means to provide compression and support for elite athletes, recreational sports players, joint pain sufferers, and the entire medical community the world over.



Whether it’s cars, infrastructure or medical devices, Germany is known for a quality of engineering and design that just can’t be beat.

Bauerfeind has exemplified this reputation through our products and design. Rather than focusing on market trends or fashion and fads, we focus first (and only) on how best to support our patients.

This has led to an uncompromising quality in each and every product we offer. Having the highest quality materials and engineering facilities all located in one state-of-the-art factory in Zeulenroda means no gaps, gambles, or shortcuts. These corners should never be cut, especially when providing essential braces and supports for the everyday person to professional athletes.

Walid, director of Bauerfeind Australia, photographed with Queensland Marrons' head coach Billy Slater

Tick of approval from Melbourne Storm and Queensland Origin Legend now head coach Billy Slater



Since we pioneered medical compression technology in the 1920s, we’ve constantly led the way with medical research and development. Rather than taking it easy with the same products year-on-year, our researchers engage with medical professionals at the head of their field to constantly develop, revise, and refine our products.

The Bauerfeind Academy is a world-leading institute that educates, researches and develops the most innovative and effective products the world over, and draws medical experts from every corner of the globe.

You can see the results in our customer reviews and independent clinical research studies.  

Queensland Maroon being fitted by a Bauerfeind rep for a Knee Strap


Germans have a reputation for being strict, uncompromising and sticklers for policy. While this may be opposed to the easygoing way Australians like to live, it means that quality assurance and production are unrivalled.

Our factory in Germany has strict climate control and sector management, meaning each part of the process is isolated and expertly managed, and every product undergoes an inspection by staff before it’s shipped off.

Combining the world-leading brace of origin from Germany with the nation leading State of origin players from Queensland, it’s a match made in heaven that puts quality and high performance first and foremost.

Learn more: Bauerfeind Performance


For assistance selecting the right product for your needs, contact us via live chat or call us on 1300 668 466.

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Bauerfeind products are developed at our innovation and manufacturing facility in Zeulenroda, Germany. Based on years of scientific research, medical professionals and athletes worldwide highly recommend our award-winning braces and support garments.


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