Gerresheimer has produced the flacon for Baldessarini Signature on behalf of Mäurer & Wirtz. The heavy, high-quality glass flacon is finished in elegant deep blue and symbolizes simple, stylish and timeless elegance. Its clear, elegant design with a certain extravagance matches the expressive fragrance composition.
Gerresheimer has been crowned a "MINT Minded Company" this year for the first time by audimax Medien GmbH and the "MINT Zukunft schaffen" ("Creating a future with MINT") initiative. The abbreviation MINT stands for academic subjects and professions in mathematics, computer science, the sciences and technology. Gerresheimer trains around 150 school leavers in over twenty different professions at its plants across Germany every year. Good grades in the so-called MINT subjects are an important stepping stone for successful entry into most careers at Gerresheimer, including for process engineering apprentices and students on the dual BEng degree in mechanical engineering or plastics and rubber engineering.
"We are especially proud of this award because, as a traditional B2B company, it really means a lot to us to be recognized as an attractive place to begin a MINT career," says Thomas Perlitz, Global Senior Vice President for Human Resources, adding that training managers at the plants have already been working hard for several years to successfully recruit, train and encourage talented young people – efforts that are now paying off.
The seven Gerresheimer training centers in Germany offer training in the following MINT professions: Electronics engineer for industrial engineering, system integration computer scientist, industrial electrician, industrial mechanic, mechatronics engineer, screen printing media technologist, technical product designer, process engineer for glass technology, process engineer for plastics and rubber technology, tool mechanic and cutting machine operator.
Glass made in Germany – IHK award for best in year
Gerresheimer's sites, some of which have been home to production facilities for glass packaging for several centuries, include Gerresheimer Essen (North Rhine-Westphalia), Lohr (Bavaria, Lower Franconia), Tettau (Bavaria, Upper Franconia) and Wertheim (Baden-Württemberg). Of course, these plants still boast state-of-the-art technology today, with modern and environmentally friendly production facilities. Gerresheimer's production processes are defined down to the last detail, ensuring safety and allowing it to meet the high quality requirements of its customers, the majority of whom come from the pharmaceutical industry. Stringent, multilevel quality controls ensure that only flawless amber and clear glass bottles are supplied to customers. Gerresheimer's stated aim is to achieve almost error-free production, which requires reliable, experienced and skilled staff more than anything else. That's why the company places great value on training its future specialist staff and managers. This is also clear from the fact that some Gerresheimer apprentices turn out to be the best in the year in their respective chambers of industry and commerce at the end of their training, including Ludwig Fietz, who is now working as an industrial electrician at the "cold end" in Lohr. His colleague, Martin Rinaldi, who now works as a glass process engineer at the "hot end", managed the same feat.
Gerresheimer Medial Systems in Pfreimd and Wackersdorf, Bavaria
Gerresheimer Medical Systems manufactures high-quality medical products from plastic in the Upper Palatinate, including inhalers and insulin pens. Among its high-tech pieces of equipment are modern injection molding machines, assembly machines and testing devices. Even more important, however, are the efficiency of its processes and the outstanding work of its staff that make for top-quality products. The center primarily trains process engineers for plastics and rubber technology.
The benefits of a dual training system are now generating a great deal of interest in the US too. Managers from three technical colleges in the US state of Georgia visited Gerresheimer's sites in Wackersdorf and Pfreimd in December 2016. The aim of the visit was for Gerresheimer to introduce its American guests to the exemplary German training system with its close-knit network of schools, universities and companies in order to introduce a similar set-up at Gerresheimer's site in Peachtree City in future.
Gerresheimer Bünde, North Rhine-Westphalia
Syringes for pharma companies around the world are manufactured at Gerresheimer's Bünde plant in East Westphalia, where apprentices train to become electronics engineers for industrial engineering and industrial mechanics. The course combines theory with practice and enables students to progress towards a BEng in electrical engineering.
Anyone gaining a vocational qualification at Gerresheimer has a good chance of finding employment there after passing their exams because the company trains up the people it needs itself. The same applies to applicants keen to follow a dual curriculum. Earlier this year, Gerresheimer launched GxGo!, a trainee program for young professionals targeted at university graduate.
Consumers are placing great importance on sustainable products, specifically on sustainable packaging solutions that can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. A pioneer in the quest for greater sustainability, Gerresheimer offers an extensive standard range of plastic packaging and devises customized solutions made from PET, R-PET, and BIO-PET plastics.
Glass production begins with engineering the mould. The more accurately the moulds are designed and made, the greater the quality of the bottle. A perfect and even distribution of glass is the key to success when it comes to ensuring the robustness and sustainability of these highly sensitive products. Gerresheimer employs innovative simulation software for this purpose.
Gerresheimer is driving sustainable cosmetic glass packaging by using more post-consumer recycled glass
As a leading producer of glass packaging for cosmetic products, Gerresheimer is committed to driving sustainability in the sector. Gerresheimer has been successfully producing glass with a high proportion of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material for over 10 years in Momignies, Belgium.
"People buy scent with their eyes,” says Bernd Stauch, Senior Director Sales Cosmetics at Gerresheimer. Gerresheimer’s new high-performance Decoration Centers at Momignies in Belgium and Tettau in Germany employ the latest technology such as UV printing, to ensure that perfume products look as good as they smell.
Gerresheimer’s factories in Tettau (Germany) and Momignies (Belgium) specialize in the industrial production of cosmetic glass and have been supplying notable customers in the cosmetics industry for decades. At both sites, newly created, high-performance “Decoration Centers” use modern techniques to customize sophisticated branded products for the cosmetics market.
Gerresheimer's Gx Elite vials help ensure patient safety
With its Gx Elite and Gx RTF vials, Gerresheimer presents two new type I vials made from borosilicate glass. The Gx Elite vials are the result of a careful product development process spanning several years. The highly shatter-resistant vials are extremely durable, free of cosmetic defects and can be customized for specialized customer requirements.
Gerresheimer is investing a mid-double-digit million Euro figure in the new plant in the North Macedonian capital of Skopje, an amount that is already included in the company’s medium-term investment plans. Construction is beginning in the first half of 2019, with completion scheduled for the first half of 2020. It is expected that start of production will take place in the second half of 2020.
Gerresheimer will use this year's Pharmapack held in Paris, Porte de Versailles, as a platform to unveil their latest ophthalmology and rhinology services at booth B62. The company has teamed up with select certified partners to add surface finishing of plastic dropper bottles to their irradiation services.
The Gerresheimer Group increased revenues at constant exchange rates by 8.8% in the third quarter of 2018, from EUR 335.0m in the prior-year quarter to EUR 364.4m. This includes EUR 3.5m from Sensile Medical, which was acquired in July 2018. On an organic basis—meaning adjusted for exchange rate effects and Sensile Medical—revenues went up by 7.8% relative to the prior-year quarter.
Gerresheimer's handy Duma Pocket tablet containers are well-known for being drugs containers that fit into any bag. Because they are oval, they don't take up much space. Another great feature is that it can't open itself when it's inside a bag. It’s irritating when this happens and the tablets become loose. This is also beneficial when sending the product to users in the mail.
Gerresheimer extends business model and increases growth forecast
Gerresheimer is acquiring Swiss technology company Sensile Medical AG and thus fundamentally extends its business model. The acquisition enables Gerresheimer to offer drug delivery platforms with digital and electronic capabilities for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical customers.
Cosmetics packaging – Gerresheimer provides persuasive evidence through the appeal of glass
Gerresheimer belongs to the leading worldwide suppliers of glass for cosmetics. The company offers its visitors on May 10 and 11 at Luxepack 2017 in New York and at Beautyworld Middle East on May 14 up to 17 in Dubai the latest highlights out of enchanting new glass containers.
Gerresheimer introduces metal-free syringes
Biopharmaceuticals demonstrate a series of special features. They are often highly viscous and in individual cases tend to interact with silicone oil or, for example, tungsten residue from syringe production. Gerresheimer therefore offers integrated thin-walled cannulas for the improved emptying capability of the syringe for these applications.
Gerresheimer presents the first US bottle produced in multilayer at CPhI 2016
Gerresheimer is presenting an extension of our new multilayer plastic container, Duma Twist-Off Protect, at CPhI. Now the popular Triveni Round family has been extended by a 60 ml container with the multilayer features for the US market.
Highest quality vials: Gerresheimer consistently implements its vial machine strategy
Gerresheimer has set up an investment program spanning several years to install state-of-the-art converting machines for vial manufacturing at all its plants. The latest-generation machines and global high standards will enable it to meet even more stringent future requirements of product quality.
Gerresheimer banks on photovoltaics in Kundli, India
Being the leading global partner for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, Gerresheimer is committed to sustainability and environmental protection. The majority of Triveni Polymers in Kundli (India) belongs to the Gerresheimer Group since 2012.
- Clara Boerner
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