Gerresheimer AG has set up a sales office in Moscow. The newrepresentation centre will intensify the Group's business in pharmaceuticalprimary packaging and drug-delivery systems. "This is a strategicallyimportant step to further develop the fast-growing pharma & healthcaremarkets of Russia and neighboring regions," says Gerresheimer CEO Dr. AxelHerberg.
The Duesseldorf Group, which has been active in Russia for many years,has numerous customers there. For example the Group supplies the Moscowcompany Petrovax Pharm with large quantities of pre-sterilized RTF(R) (ReadyTo Fill) syringes for vaccines. The business in high-quality pharma vials andampoules is also well established.
Regional representation will contribute to intensification not only ofsales operations but also customer advice and technical service on the spot.In general, the Russian pharma industry has a strong interest in developingits quality and technologies together with competent partners.
This fast-growing pharma & healthcare market is seen as extremely dynamicand offers Gerresheimer good growth opportunities.
Gerresheimer is an internationally leading manufacturer of high-qualityspecialty products made of glass and plastic for the global pharma &healthcare industry. Our wide product spectrum ranges from pharmaceuticalvials to complex drug delivery systems, such as syringe systems, insulin pensand inhalers, for safe dosage and application. Together with our partners wedevelop solutions which set standards and have role-model status throughouttheir respective business sectors.
Our Group of companies achieves in Europe, North and South America andAsia sales of about EUR1 billion and employs around 9,400 people. Throughtop-class technologies, convincing innovations and targeted investments weare systematically expanding our strong market position.DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Representative office in Moscow opened - New support base intensifies marketing and sales - Russia's pharma market growing dynamically
SOURCE Gerresheimer AG