Excellence United, an alliance of six specialty equipment companies who are recognized as technological leaders in their respective markets, is making its first North American appearance at INTERPHEX in 2012.
The members of Excellence United are: Bausch-Ströbel, Fette Compacting, Glatt, Harro Höfliger, Uhlmann and Visiotec. Together, these companies comprise more than 4,800 people in total with sales in excess of 800 million Euros. With the common utilization of resources, customers will have access to an extensive international service network with 600 employees.
The heads of these organizations saw the pharmaceutical industry undergoing a comprehensive transformation process in recent years which presented a wealth of challenges while revealing an opportunity for suppliers to join together to create a comprehensive solution for the pharmaceutical supply chain. The six companies are sharing a pavilion (Booth #1524) at INTERPHEX to kick-off their collaboration in the North American market.
“We are honored that Excellence United is making INTERPHEX their first stop in North America,” said Bob Stewart, Industry Vice President, INTERPHEX Events. “INTERPHEX is the perfect place to showcase this unique partnership representing the natural evolution of these companies working together.”
All member companies are independent, medium-sized family companies and each one plays an acknowledged technical role as innovators in their respective segment of the market; this is expressed by the name “Excellence United”. Together, the members of the alliance cover all of the stages of the pharmaceutical manufacturing for whom Excellence United offers a unique network in terms of know-how, technology, service and Project Management – worldwide.
“Our aim is to take advantage of our joint offerings to significantly improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ production, development and packaging processes,” said Siegfried Drost, CEO, Uhlmann; Spokesperson, Excellence United. “Over the past few years, we’ve practically been passing each other the baton in numerous equipment projects involving operators pursuing a best-in-class approach. By bundling our competencies, we can now offer customers this performance from a single source. They in turn benefit from improved interface management, comprehensive documentation and on-site support.”
For more information, visit www.excellence-united.de.