The GKV is the leading German industrial association for companies involved in processing plastics. As an umbrella organization, it brings together and represents the common interests of its member companies, giving them a voice in the public and political spheres. With an annual revenue of EUR 63.7 billion and 323,000 employees in 2,949 plants, the plastics processing industry forms one of the key pillars of the German economy. Consisting primarily of SMEs, the segment is characterized by a high level of innovative capability and a huge variety of different products. Plastics are processed into packaging, building materials, technical parts, semi-finished products, consumer goods, and many other products.
Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industry. With specialty glass and plastic products, the Company contributes to health and well-being. Gerresheimer operates worldwide and its approximately 10,000 employees manufacture products in local markets, close to its customers. With our plants in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia, we generate revenues of approximately EUR 1.4 billion. The company's comprehensive product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging and products for the safe, simple administration of medicines: insulin pens, inhalers, prefillable syringes, injection vials, ampoules, bottles, and containers for liquid and solid medicines with closure and safety systems as well as packaging for the cosmetics industry.
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