SCHOTT marks growth of its global syringe business with renewed commitment to innovation
“It has always been our strategy to engage in open dialogues with our customers,” said Dr. Jürgen Sackhoff, Executive Vice President of SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems. “Integrating with their processes enables us to discover the best solutions. We’ll continue this collaboration under the syriQ brand with a new vision for further innovations, especially in the area of prefillable glass syringes.”
SCHOTT has been manufacturing glass and polymer syringes in Europe and the U.S. for more than 12 years and recently doubled its production capacities for TopPac polymer syringes. The production facility in St. Gallen, Switzerland is a center of excellence, harboring a top-notch on site R&D team and maintaining a large annual production capacity to ensure security of supply. The factory also houses the infrastructure needed for further expansion.
To offer pharmaceutical companies a broad range of solutions, SCHOTT holds a complete portfolio of both glass and polymer syringes. In the field of glass syringes, the offerings range from 0.5 to 3 milliliter (ml) products, suitable for a variety of applications, such as heparin, vaccines, biotechnology, and special applications. With regard to polymer syringes, the company has completed its portfolio of large volume syringes for intensive care, which now includes the entire range of 10 ml, 20 ml, and 50 ml formats.The photos appearing in this press release can be downloaded in high resolution from: https://www.schott-pictures.net/presskit/217220.syriq
SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glass and materials and advanced technologies. SCHOTT ranks number one in the world with many of its products. Its core markets are the household appliance, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, transportation and architecture industries. The company is strongly committed to contributing to its customers’ success and making SCHOTT an important part of people’s lives with high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is committed to managing its business in a sustainable manner and supporting its employees, society and the environment. The SCHOTT Group maintains close proximity to its customers with manufacturing and sales units in all major markets. Its workforce of around 16,000 employees generated worldwide sales of $2.6 billion (approximately 2.0 billion euros) for the 2011/2012 fiscal year.
Rina Della Vecchia
SCHOTT North America, Inc.
Gregory FCA on behalf of SCHOTT
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