Tubular glass is the raw material used by processing companies to make vials, ampoules, cartridges and syringes. Gerresheimer one of only a few vertically integrated suppliers of a comprehensive range of borosilicate tubes in the world.
At the beginning of the year, Gerresheimer obtained certification in respect of syringes made of Gerresheimer tubular glass for some of its large customers. Now this alternative raw material source is available to all Gerresheimer customers.
Competence in raw glass production is the basis for the final quality of pharmaceutical primary packaging products. The vertical integration of tube manufacture and processing helps to minimize the risk of disruptions in the supply chain.
The range of syringes provides:
- Filling volumes of 0.5 to 5.0 ml
- Pre-mounted needles in diverse formats
- Luer Cone and Luer Lock systems
- Modern pharmaceutical rubber components
- Inside surface treatment options
- Syringe accessories
- Ceramic printing of the glass
Pre-fillable syringes are available as bulk products and in ready-to-fill format, which means that they are washed, siliconized, pre-assembled and sterilized in accordance with the pharma industry’s requirements. Gerresheimer is technology leader for RTF® (ready-to-fill) syringes.