Gerresheimer gets the “Great Employer” seal of approval

Düsseldorf, February 24, 2014 – Gerresheimer has been confirmed as one of Germany‘s best places to work in the Focus magazine’s survey of 20,000 employees. The representative survey implemented by Statista is special because it is based on the evaluations of 19,700 employees of all ages and at all hierarchical levels, plus 23,200 employer ratings on Kununu.

“We’re delighted to have received such an excellent result in a general employee survey about German employers. It proves that the activities we have undertaken as an employer in recent years, both internally and externally, have been extremely well received,“ said Thomas Perlitz, HR Director at Gerresheimer in Düsseldorf, adding, “Our strengths are our flexibility as a medium-sized organization with streamlined structures, uncomplicated decision paths and interesting international career opportunities“.
Gerresheimer has 11,000 employees at over 40 sites around the world. In Germany it has around 3,300 employees at 11 sites. It strives to be a partner providing solutions that improve health and well-being.
Gerresheimer implements regular global employee surveys, management development programs, internal communications extending to all levels of the organization and it continuously optimizes its personnel development concepts.

Brief descriptions of all the Gerresheimer Group’s German operations are provided below:

Gerresheimer AG, Düsseldorf

The Gerresheimer Group’s headquarters are in Düsseldorf. This is where the Management Board for the entire group and its more than 40 production facilities spanning the globe is based. Gerresheimer was named after the Düsseldorf district of Gerresheim where the company was founded over 150 years ago. It has been an MDAX-listed company since 2007.

Gerresheimer Bünde - the syringe specialists

Some 700 staff manufacture glass syringes for the pharmaceutical industry at the German production facility in Bünde. The syringes are used for applications such as heparin injections or influenza vaccinations.

Gerresheimer Essen, Lohr and Tettau – traditional molded glass competence

All of Gerresheimer’s German molded glass production facilities are tradition-steeped establishments. The Essen facility in the Ruhr region, the Lohr facility on the river Main and the Tettau facility in Upper Franconia have 1200 employees and manufacture over two billion molded glass products for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics every year.

Gerresheimer Regensburg – the plastics experts

Gerresheimer has around 1000 employees at its German sites in Regensburg, Pfreimd and Wackersdorf who manufacture high quality medical plastic products such as inhalers or insulin pens for famous pharmaceutical companies.

Gerresheimer Wertheim – ampoules

Wertheim is a southern-German business center and the largest manufacturing location in the Heilbronn-Franconia region. This is where Gerresheimer manufactures ampoules for liquid medications from tubular glass.

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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 1.3 billion. The comprehensive portfolio of products 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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