FCE Pharma 2014: Gerresheimer receives Sindusfarma award

Düsseldorf/São Paulo, May 16, 2014. One of the highlights for exhibitors at FCE Pharma (May 12-14) is the presentation of the Sindusfarma Quality Awards. The Sindusfarma industrial association’s members represent 85 percent of the Brazilian pharmaceuticals market. This year Gerresheimer Plásticos São Paulo Ltda. will be accepting its 13th award in tribute to the quality of its plastic containers and closures for solid and liquid medications.

“This award is a great incentive for us to keep improving our performance,“ said Jens Christian Friis, Vice President Plastic Packaging at Gerresheimer in South America.

FCE Pharma 2014: Gerresheimer receives Sindusfarma awardThe Sindusfarma Quality Awards are the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry’s ‘Oscars’. They are presented to suppliers of packaging materials, raw materials, machines and equipment, appliances and instruments, and also to service providers. The winners are selected in a two phase process. The first phase involves an online voting facility which enables all Sindusfarma members to submit one vote each. In the second phase, Sindusfarma validates the vote counts in an audit and checks the company employees’ qualifications and its quality system.

With four production facilities in Brazil plus one in Argentina, Gerresheimer is a leading supplier of pharmaceutical plastic packaging in South America.

FCE Pharma 2014: Gerresheimer receives Sindusfarma awardThe product portfolio includes dropper bottles for eye drops, spray bottles for nasal sprays, PET bottles for cough medicine, PE containers for tablets, plus a wide range of caps, closures and all kinds of accessories such as dosing caps, droppers, measuring cups, dosing syringes and the product group of applicators.

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 1.2 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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