Gerresheimer – the expert for glass and plastic syringe systems at “PDA Universe of Pre-filled Syringes”

Düsseldorf/Bünde November 4, 2013 - Gerresheimer will be presenting glass and plastic syringe systems to an expert public on Stand 52 at the “PDA The Universe of Prefilled Syringes and Injection Devices“ (Basle Congress Center) on November 5 and 6, 2013. Peter Wallrabe, CEO of Gerresheimer Item, will be presenting an adaptor for the simple, stable and break proof integration of the classic Gx RTF1 glass syringe in a device <link 2425 - internal-link "Opens internal link in current window">on November 5 at 3.15 p.m. </link>

Demand for different syringe systems has increased vastly as a result of the increasingly complex and varied requirements posed by the healthcare market - especially physicians and patients - to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. The Gerresheimer Group offers an equally comprehensive and innovative portfolio of pharmaceutical primary packaging products and is one of the leading experts in the development and manufacture of syringes made from glass and cyclic olefins.

ClearJect brand syringes are transparent, pre-fillable plastic syringe systems made of cyclic olefin polymer (COP) that have excellent oxygen and steam barrier properties They are suitable for particularly sensitive parenteral drugs and are currently used as the primary packaging for biopharmaceuticals and hyaluronic acid. These syringe systems are sterilized as TasPackTM (Taisei Advanced Sterile Packaging) and supplied as ready-to-use products.

Gerresheimer manufactures glass pre-fillable syringes as bulk or ready-to-fill products. Gx RTF syringes are delivered to the pharma industry in a sterile and completely pre-assembled state. Baked-on siliconization is optional. Customers can have the syringes printed and fitted with diverse closures and Gerresheimer also offers accessories such as backstops.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is an internationally leading manufacturer of high-quality specialty products made of glass and plastic for the global pharma and healthcare industry. Our comprehensive portfolio of products extends from pharmaceutical vials to complex drug delivery systems such as syringe systems, insulin pens and inhalers for safe medication dosage and application. Together with our partners, we develop solutions which set standards and have role model status in their respective market sectors.

Our Group realizes revenues of more than one billion euros and has around 11,000 employees at 47 locations in Europe, North and South America and Asia. We use first-rate technologies, convincing innovations and targeted investments to systematically consolidate our strong market position.

Jens Kürten 
Director Corporate Communication & Marketing   
Phone +49 211 6181-250  
Fax +49 211 6181-241  

Marion Stolzenwald
Senior Manager Corporate Communication
Phone +49 211 6181-246
Fax +49 211 6181-241

1 GXandRTF are registered trademarks of the Gerresheimer Group.

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