Gerresheimer Sets Up New Production Facility For Insulin Pen Systems In Brazil

Date: 13 January 2010
Source: Gerresheimer
Expansion of cooperation with diabetes leader Novo NordiskImportant step in the worldwide development of medical plastic systemsDüsseldorf, January 11, 2010 – The Gerresheimer Group has set up a new facility for medical plastic systems in Indaiatuba (Brazil).

The plant is to commence operations early in 2010. On the basis of a long-term cooperation agreement with Novo Nordisk, components will be produced with state-of-the-art technology for insulin pen systems for diabetics. 
 
Insulin pens are drug-delivery devices in ball-point pen format which allow diabetes patients to inject themselves with the regularly required insulin dose safely and almost painlessly. Novo Nordisk as the world’s leading insulin producer has contracted Gerresheimer to manufacture components for its insulin pens. Novo Nordisk has a large insulin plant in Brazil which will in future be supplied locally by the new technology center of the Gerresheimer Group. For Gerresheimer this is already the fourth production plant in South America in addition to two existing plants for standardized pharma plastic packaging in Brazil and one in Argentina.
 
Apart from the new production facility in Brazil, Gerresheimer already has two other production facilities for pen systems in Europe.
 
“Cooperation with Novo Nordisk in Brazil is of substantial strategic importance for us. We support the customer in developing new markets and at the same time expand our technological base in South America,” says Gerresheimer CEO Dr. Axel Herberg.
 
About Gerresheimer
 
Gerresheimer employs around 10,000 people in 40 locations in Europe, America and Asia. In the financial year 2008, worldwide sales totaled €1.06bn. The product portfolio ranges from pharmaceutical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the pharma & healthcare industry. These include sterile syringes, inhalers and other system-based approaches for safe dosage and application of medications. The Group enjoys a leading position in markets which are characterized by high technical and regulatory barriers.
 
Contact
Burkhard Lingenberg
Director Corporate Communication & Marketing
Telephone +49 211 6181-250
Telefax +49 211 6181-241

600450 Gerresheimer Sets Up New Production Facility For Insulin Pen Systems In Brazil glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

Prodim at Glass South America
The 13th Edition of the Glass South America is the most important biennial event of glass industry in Latin America.
Tony Day
Marrose Abrasives managing director, Tony Day, will attend Glass South America International Exhibition São Paulo – Brazil, May 09-12, 2018, as part of market visits to trade fairs and exhibitions around the world.
Forel at Glass South America
Glass South America 2018 will be for FOREL (stand 679) an important opportunity to present to all visitors the latest innovations developed, especially concerning IGU machinery.
Glaston at Glass South America 2018
Glaston focuses on key factors for success – Better data leads to uptime and quality.
Meet Mappi at Glass South America
Mappi is attending the 13th edition of Glass South America, Latin American’s leading biennial trade show for the world of glass.
Officina Meccanica Schiatti Angelo at Glass South America 2018
Angelo Schiatti's team are pleased to invite you at Booth 688 for the 13th edition of Glass South America 2018 at São Paulo Expo - Brazil, from 9th to 12nd May.

Add new comment