Career News 2016

Girls’ Day at Gerresheimer was a big success

Düsseldorf, May 20, 2016. A total of 60 school girls with an interest in technology visited the German Gerresheimer production plants in Bünde, Essen, Lohr, Tettau, Wackersdorf and Wertheim on Girls‘ Day this April 28.

“We want to inspire more girls to choose technical careers, and Girls‘ Day is the perfect platform to do that. The number of people taking part this year is impressive confirmation that getting involved in Girls’ Day was the right decision,” said Thomas Perlitz, Global Senior Vice President Human Resources.

Photos at the different plants on Girls’ Day

Gerresheimer Bünde

The girls were shown how a syringe is made during a guided tour of the plant.
The girls were shown how a syringe is made during a guided tour of the plant.

Gerresheimer Essen

This girl learned what to look out for during visual inspections at the “cold end“
This girl learned what to look out for during visual inspections at the “cold end“

Gerresheimer Lohr

Team work: three girls weld together a wire cube.
Team work: three girls weld together a wire cube.

Gerresheimer Tettau

Learning by doing: two girls using the engraving machine.
Learning by doing: two girls using the engraving machine.

Gerresheimer Wertheim

Complete concentration: precision welding is one of the jobs done by a mechatronics fitter.
Complete concentration: precision welding is one of the jobs done by a mechatronics fitter.

Gerresheimer Wackersdorf

Practicing on the milling machine to make a bottle opener.
Practicing on the milling machine to make a bottle opener.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industries. The company’s special glass and plastic products contribute to health and well-being. Gerresheimer is a global organization with 11,000 employees and manufacturing operations in the local markets, close to customers. It has over 40 production facilities in Europe, North and South America and Asia generating revenue in excess of EUR 1.4 billion. The comprehensive product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging products as well as convenient and safe drug delivery systems such as insulin pens, inhalers, pre-fillable syringes, vials, ampoules, bottles and containers for liquid and solid pharmaceuticals with closure and safety systems, plus cosmetic packaging products.

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