Schubert Pharma

22 Jan


Schubert and IPS combine pharmaceutical competencies

Crailsheim. Gerhard Schubert GmbH and IPS In-ternational Packaging Systems are combining their expertise in pharmaceutical packaging. They jointly launched the “Schubert Pharma” competency team on 1 January 2014. Customers in the pharmaceutical industry will benefit from cross-disciplinary consulting. “Together we are able to respond even more efficiently to the specific market requirements of the demanding pharmaceutical sector,” explained Olaf Horrenberger, CEO of IPS. The company is aiming to double revenues in the Pharma Unit over the next three years.

In total, 20 pharmaceutical experts from sales, purchasing, project management, validation and service will in future work as Schubert Pharma at IPS under one roof. As a team, they will produce sophisticated packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical industry from primary packaging through to the pallet with the finished product.

The organisational and spatial centeralisation of the two companies will create synergies. Schubert brings its expertise in highly flexible TLM packaging machines and its longstanding business relationships with pharmaceutical companies, while IPS offers extensive experience in project management. As a general contractor and engineering service provider, IPS has supplied individual and tailored packaging solutions from a single-source for over 40 years. Schubert Pharma’s portfolio includes comprehensive engineering consulting services, project management for turnkey systems and line optimisation for existing packaging lines. The company also takes over the maintenance of systems for their entire lifespan.

As part of its engineering consulting activities, supplier-independent track and trace solutions are developed and implemented to customers´ specific requirements. Schubert Pharma also designs system solutions for future product lines and volume capacities. Upon request, the team evaluates the performance and process capability of existing machine technologies, produces budget and target figures and supports companies during their approval processes.

Gerald Schubert (Managing Director Gerhard Schubert GmbH) and Olaf Horrenberger (CEO IPS)