Gerresheimer gets new CEO

Gerresheimer (Düsseldorf, Germany) recently announced that Christian Fischer is its new CEO, effective September 1. Fischer succeeds Uwe Röhrhoff, 55, who left the company as of Aug. 31. Fischer joined Gerresheimer’s management board as a regular member on Aug. 1; he was previously president of performance chemicals at BASF in Ludwigshafen, Germany, where he spent 24 years. “The supervisory

Gerresheimer launches new syringe safety solutions

Gerresheimer announced that it has acquired an exclusive license from West Pharmaceutical Services to complete its prefillable syringes portfolio with passive syringe safety solutions. “As a result of our long-standing partnership with the leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery devices for parenteral drugs, we are pleased to have acquired the rights to market this

Gerresheimer Indian plant to manufacture vials and ampoules

With seven plants, Gerresheimer enjoys a strong position in the South East Asian market for the highly specialist manufacturing of glass and plastic products for the pharmaceutical sector. A new factory making vials and ampoules recently went on stream in Kosamba. “We are the specialist when it comes to vials, ampoules, and cartridges,” said Jens

Gerresheimer presents new COP syringes

On the occasion of this year’s customer trade show, Gerresheimer Pharma Days held in Chicago, Illinois, the company presented the first product of its newly developed Gx RTF ClearJect brand: a COP syringe with cannula. The prefillable, high-performance plastic COP (Cyclo-Olefin-Polymer) syringes made in Germany are especially suitable for demanding, sensitive medications and high-viscosity agents.

Gerresheimer to acquire Centor

Gerresheimer AG, a partner to the global pharmacy and healthcare industry, will further extend its pharmaceutical packaging business with the acquisition of Centor. Gerresheimer has reached an agreement with Nemera Development S.A. to acquire 100% of the share capital of Centor US Holding. “Centor is the highly profitable market leader for plastic vials and closures in