In North Rhine-Westphalia there are over 260 medical technology companies engaged in research, development and production. They are mainly located in the regions of Aachen, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Ruhr, Bergisches Land and Ostwestfalen-Lippe. We present the three largest companies here: This article is based on the unique List of the 100 largest medical technology companies in Germany.
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Place 1: Gerresheimer AG, Düsseldorf: €1.4bn sales (2019)
Gerresheimer in Düsseldorf is a specialist manufacturer of glass and plastic products for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, cosmetics and food industries. The company has almost 10,000 employees. The Swiss subsidiary Sensile Medical specializes in micropumps for drug delivery. Another subsidiary – respimetrix GmbH, acquired in 2019 – is developing a technology platform for inhalation measurement.
Place 2: Medtronic GmbH, Meerbusch: (no current sales available)
Medtronic GmbH is the German subsidiary of the Dublin-based Medtronic Group. With a turnover of 30.6 billion US dollars (2019), it is one of the largest medical technology suppliers worldwide. Technical solutions for heart disease and heart treatment are a focal point of its product portfolio. Medtronic Germany functions as a sales company and has around 1,200 employees.
Place 3: Sarstedt AG & Co. KG, Nümbrecht: approx. 600 million Euro turnover (no current turnover available)
Sarstedt was founded in 1961 in a garage in a village in the Oberbergisch. Today the company has 2,600 employees and 13 production sites in Europe, North America and Australia. Sarstedt produces – mainly on a plastic basis – a wide range of medical technology products. Products are used in diagnostics, in laboratories and clinics, in transfusion medicine and in laboratory automation.Source: Listenchampion Picture source: Unsplash