The Vereinigte Papierwarenfabriken GmbH (VP-Group) manufactures medical and pharmaceutical packaging in clean rooms in Feuchtwangen. In accordance with the requirements and product specifications, they coat, print and assemble various materials such as paper, plastic films and various composite materials into flexible packaging. They help their customers find the best possible packaging solution, especially in the search for individual packaging solutions for medical and pharmaceutical products and applications.
Focus “Made in Germany”
The family business, which is now in the 4th generation, was founded in 1896. Today, the company has found its place in four divisions in different industries. The divisions of the VP Group in Feuchtwangen are carrier bags, flexible packaging, as well as medical packaging, and stericlin®. The field of medical packaging has also already existed for 45 years. The medical packaging division manufactures its products exclusively for medical device manufacturers and the pharmaceutical industry. The core brand stericlin® focuses on the care of hospitals and medical practices.
In the VP Group, 650 employees help to serve their customers in 70 countries. The company is well positioned in Europe, with five production sites in Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Poland. “Through our membership in the GHE, we want to increase our export share from the current 50% and continue to expand internationally. Through GHE we receive the necessary support to internationalise our steps. With the GHE and the common goals of further internationalising German medical technology under the umbrella of ‘Made in Germany’, we have found the ideal partner,” explains Dr. Andreas Brans, Sales Director Industry, Division Medical Packaging. “We are happy to be a GHE member since July 2018.”
New products and consistent focus on the customer
An in-house development department designs customer-specific packaging solutions made of different material combinations. All medical packaging is manufactured in Germany under clean room conditions. Certifications such as ISO9001 and ISO13485 assure our customers a high level of reliability of our VP Medical Packaging.