News/topical

2018-11-15 |
CPhI 2018 - Trade fair team sets an orange tone

August Faller Group presents innovations in the Innopack field

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The area for communication can be expanded in different ways with different packaging materials

2018-10-16 |
Real information heroes – flexible possibilities for every packaging material

How the August Faller Group is imaginatively expanding the area for communication on pharmapackaging.

“Our customers are faced with the challenge of providing ever more information on packaging. However, this area is very limited due to the small size of the medicinal product packaging,” according to Kerstin Löffler, Head of Marketing & Innovation. The August Faller Group is offering various options that cleverly expand the area for communication on pharmaceutical packaging.

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Our new apprentices at their start on 03rd Sept. 2018 together with Natalie Anhorn, Head of Training

2018-10-02 |
Welcome aboard the Faller Group

A warm welcome to our new apprentices. 

The new Faller intake started on the 3rd September 2018. A total of 19 apprentices involved in 10 apprenticeships and 2 study programmes will be trained in Waldkirch, Binzen and Schopfheim over the next few years. Faller offers countless opportunities for training – whether the young people are interested in tailor-made craftsmanship or want to operate high-tech machinery: there are roles as media designers, media technologists, packaging technology technologists, industrial clerks, electronics technicians, to name just a few. They can also study business administration and business informatics alongside.

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Intelligent folding boxes think with the patient

2018-08-15 |
Packaging of the future

The intelligent packaging thinks with you.

Increasingly, the Internet of Things is finding its way into the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Technological progress is providing more and more new possibilities for drug packaging. Together with our partner Avnet Integrated we have developed three Smart Packaging solutions that demonstrate the possibilities offered by interactive packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. 

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Mathias Felber, Vice President Business Europe at August Faller GmbH & Co. KG

2018-08-15 |
Product launch using Faller launch concept

We are here to ensure the successful and timely introduction of your product onto the market.

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Handing over the printers\\\' dunking ceremony document

2018-07-31 |
Summer, sun...summer fair!

Faller is celebrating in Waldkirch.

The sun shone bright on Saturday, 30 June 2018 for the Faller staff party. After the traditional Gautschen (printers’ dunking ceremony), team games were next on the agenda. All of the participants and spectators had great fun with the dry ski slope and Bobby Car races. Knocking over all the beakers in the tin can alley and hitting the bullseye in darts turned out to be harder than it looked.

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Apprentices of August Faller GmbH & Co. KG in Waldkirch and Natalie Anhorn, responsible for apprenticeship (on the right)

2018-07-31 |
Apprentices get involved with the Lebenshilfe Kinzig und Elztal

Social commitment of the apprentices of August Faller at Waldkirch site.

Under the direction of Natalie Anhorn, apprentices from the August Faller Group are supervised during their specialist training. Having to organise projects themselves encourages and supports the young people in their personal development. It’s important to the apprentices that they carry out their projects in the social field.

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Global Challenge at August Faller

2018-06-27 |
Global Challenge – The journey begins on 23.05.18 in Machu Picchu, Peru

Staying healthy throughout your life – 32 teams from the August Faller Group are taking part in the Global Challenge Programme by Virgin Pulse 

The journey of the August Faller teams from South America, Africa and Europe began on 23th May 2018, leading – in a virtual sense – to a destination which will first be revealed after 100 days, the end of the challenge. Even in the first few days, the 224 participants could be spotted, filled with vigour, while running, cycling, swimming and often at the gym. The friendly competition, including teams outside their own company, motivates and supports the participants in their efforts to lead a healthier life with enough exercise.

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Presentation of Smart Packaging Solutions by our product manager, Benjamin Rist

2018-06-18 |
The Future of Pharma Packaging

Successful seminars and networking in Copenhagen and Stockholm in May 2018.

It was a great pleasure to welcome more than 30 customers and prospects in Copenhagen on 14th May 2018 and two days later in Stockholm. The attendees could profit from insights into the pharma secondary packaging area and the challenges both for suppliers and manufacturers.

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RECORD INVESTMENT AND GROWTH TREND

2018-05-14 |
Record investment and growth trend

2017 financial figures of August Faller GmbH & Co. KG reflect the growth trend

The August Faller Group recorded a sales increase of three percent to €123 million in the 2017 financial year. The growth trend is expected to continue in 2018: the group plans an increase in sales of five percent to €129 million. To this end, Faller is announcing an investment budget of a record €17.8 million. A stable equity ratio of 44 percent, the first successful steps towards internationalisation with the positive development of companies in Denmark and Poland, as well as the further strengthening of the European production network, lead to expect another positive result in 2018.

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