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Faller Packaging Acquires Pharma Print in Hungary

December 2019, Waldkirch. Faller Packaging, a specialist manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging, acquired the Hungarian company Pharma Print Kft. on 28 November 2019. Pharma Print, based in Debrecen, has for many years manufactured leaflets for the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets. Through this acquisition, Faller Packaging has expanded its strong network of production locations in Europe.

Pharma Print, a family-owned company with 70 employees, is a successful supplier of pharmaceutical package inserts to eastern European and international markets. It thus fits perfectly in Faller Packaging's portfolio. Headquartered in Waldkirch in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, Faller Packaging specialises in tailormade, full-range solutions for pharmaceutical packaging. It offers folding cartons, labels and package inserts from a single source. “Our management team studied Pharma Print for several months and was impressed by the quality of its products, its strong growth potential and compatible company culture,” says managing partner Michael Faller. “We're happy to welcome the company to the Faller Packaging family.”

Thanks to the acquisition, Faller Packaging's European network now comprises eight locations. Together they cover the entire value chain for pharmaceutical packaging, including print data management, sophisticated supply chain solutions for manufacturing packaging material, and packaging services for the healthcare industry. “Pharma Print is a proven specialist with excellent quality, outstanding delivery performance and a high level of customer acceptance,” says Michael Faller. “Our new location will give us additional expertise and capacity in the manufacture of leaflets, and it will help us to serve our customers with even greater speed, breadth of support and reli ability.”

About Faller Packaging

For more than 30 years, Faller Packaging has specialised in tailormade, full-range solutions for secondary packaging materials for the pharmaceutical industry. The company is a single-source supplier that develops and manufactures folding cartons, package inserts, labels and combination products and delivers both standard products and special solutions based on customers' wishes. Digitalised, optimally harmonised processes ensure maximum efficiency, sustainable production and fast, reliable delivery times. In addition, Faller offers customised logistics services and supply chain concepts. As a result, the company is an expert partner for everything relating to the procurement and packaging of pharmaceutical and healthcare products.

In addition to its headquarters in Waldkirch in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Faller Packaging also has sites in Binzen and Schopfheim as well as in Hvidovre in Denmark and %u0141ód%u017A in Poland. In Großbeeren near Berlin, Faller has formed a joint venture with the Canadian packaging manufacturer Bellwyck to offer packaging services for pharmaceutical products and logistics services for clinical trials. The Worms-based subsidiary PackEx, which was founded in 2018, specialises in the manufacture of folding cartons in small and very small batches. In collaboration with the Irish company Perigord Premedia Ltd., Faller has set up a “Global Centre of Packaging Excellence” for artwork management, print consultancy and coordination. In total, August Faller GmbH & Co. KG has more than 1,300 employees.