(Norwalk, CT, March 8, 2012) – Excellence United, an alliance of six specialty equipment companies who are recognized as technological leaders in their respective markets, will make its first North American appearance at INTERPHEX in 2012. INTERPHEX is the leading annual pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing trade show in the United States and will be held from May 1-3 at the Javits Center in New York, N.Y.
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 will share a pavilion (Booth #1524) at INTERPHEX to kick-off their collaboration in the North American market.
“We are honored that Excellence United will be 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.”
Details on registration, conference packages, group and ISPE member discounts can be found at www.INTERPHEX.com/press and event news is available via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Excellence United
Excellence United is a strategic alliance of companies in the area of special machine engineering. All members are independent, medium-sized family companies and each one plays an acknowledged leading technical role in the respective segment of the market. Together, the members of the alliance cover all of the stages of the production value-added chain for customers representing the pharmaceutical, medical technology and process industries, for whom Excellence United offers a unique network in terms of know-how, technology, service and Project Management – worldwide. The members of the alliance are: Bausch+Ströbel, Fette Compacting, Glatt, Harro Höfliger, Uhlmann and Visiotec.. For more information, visit www.excellence-united.de.
INTERPHEX USA is the world’s most trusted forum for leading-edge technology, education, and sourcing of drug manufacturing products and services that improve manufacturing and supply chain performance for pharmaceutical, biologic, generic and service provider professionals. It brings together influential leaders in life sciences through unique combinations of conference, exhibition, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events. INTERPHEX 2012 will be held May 1-3, 2012 at the Javits Center in New York City.
INTERPHEX is produced by Reed Exhibitions, which manages more than 460 trade events annually worldwide and is a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world-leading provider of information-driven services and solutions. For information, visit www.INTERPHEX.com and follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@INTERPHEX)
Glatt Air Techniques, Inc: Steve Sirabian, Excellence United Liaison, 201-825-6331, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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