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2019-05-07 |
„Ergonomics Scouts“ promote back-friendly working

As part of our corporate health management program, several employees at our production sites in Binzen and Schopfheim have been trained to become “ergonomics scouts” in January. In the course provided by the AOK health insurance they dealt, among other things, with back-friendly working and the ergonomic execution of stressful activities such as lifting and carrying, standing or sitting on a PC.

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2019-04-09 |
New Whitepaper „Advanced Areas for Communication“

Packaging for pharmaceutical products needs to include more and more information: from physician, pharmacist and patient advice to serialization codes required by law. This makes the development of suitable packaging solutions a difficult task – after all, there is very little space available for such an amount of data.

Under the title “Advanced Areas for Communication“, we have therefore provided a new whitepaper for you to download free of charge, which deals with this exciting topic. Learn about the existing possibilities in creating folding cartons, labels, leaflets or combination products, which help you to increase space for information in the smallest of spaces. Curious? Then have a look right now!

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2019-03-21 |
Faller Global Challenge: we covered more than 250,000 km

In 2018, 224 of our employees took part in the company fitness competition "Global Challenge". In teams of seven people each, their goal was to walk at least 10,000 steps every day for 6 months – for fun and to improve their health.

The result is something to be proud of: On average, we mastered 19,132 steps each day. This corresponds to a distance of over 250,000 kilometers – more than six times the entire circumference of the earth! We congratulate all participants, and especially the winning teams "RodRunner", "InTeam" and "Schnelle Schnecken".

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2019-03-11 |
August Faller and Perigord announce Joint Venture

August Faller and Perigord Premedia Ltd. announce entering a joint venture, with Perigord acquiring a majority stake in our sudsidiary August Faller Artwork Solutions (AFAS) GmbH.

Perigord, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is the market leader in providing labelling and artwork management services to the Life Science Industry. With sites already in the US, Ireland and Asia, the partnership with the Faller Group gives the company a platform to grow its business in continental Europe. For August Faller, the joint venture is equally promising: We believe the management expertise, domain knowledge and digital technology Perigord bring to AFAS will be major drivers in the growth of the business. We are delighted to be part of the continued success of AFAS.

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2019-03-07 |
August Faller increases turnover to a record level in 2018

August Faller can look back on an extremely successful business year in 2018. With nearly €132 million, we saw our sales soar to a new record high. We achieved around three quarters of this in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, but our foreign subsidiaries in Denmark and Poland are also showing an encouraging degree of development.

To achieve further growth in the future, we invest heavily in additional production capacities, automation and digitalisation. Faller has also broken new ground by founding a new subsidiary which specialises in the production of folding cartons in small and very small batches – PackEx GmbH in Worms. Thanks to all these changes, we see ourselves very well-positioned for the future!

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2019-03-04 |
August Faller launches digital folding carton production with subsidiary PackEx

August Faller has expanded its portfolio by founding a subsidiary which specialises in the production of folding cartons in small and very small batches – PackEx GmbH in Worms. Customers can order the desired products online at any time and benefit from short delivery times and significantly reduced operating costs.

PackEx serves the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, but also customers in other sectors, like the consumer goods and food industries. The company relies on a largely digital business model and state-of-the-art technologies. This ensures that PackEx produces packaging materials in a particularly efficient, resource-saving and low-cost manner.

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2019-02-27 |
Best outlook for 2019

A record year 2018, many exciting investments in digitization and additional production capacities as well as an excellent outlook for 2019: There is much to report about the August Faller Group at this year's press conference.



The managing partners Dr. Michael Faller and Dr. Daniel Keesman as well as the works councils Stefan Wernet and Verena Schill answered the questions of the daily press journalists. Then, all participants inspected the brand-new Heidelberg Speedmaster printing press in live operation. The press briefing was rounded off with a snack for the latest background information.  

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2019-02-15 |
Intelligently designed laboratory system

Special Mention for the ELISA-KIT BOX at the German Design Award 2019

Test reagents for diagnostics can be packaged securely and flexibly with our ELISA-KIT Box. The clever and convenient packaging design also impressed the judges at the German Design Award.

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2019-02-12 |
Complex urgent orders delivered in 48 hours

Short-term requirements (Fast Track Scenarios) of our customer Takeda demand, among other things, reliable just-in-time delivery of the packaging by August Faller. Here, the Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer relies on our individual launch concept and our one-stop-shop service:

We produce all components, i.e. printed folding boxes, banded and labelled outsert package inserts as well as adhesive labels in various designs, in parallel and deliver them within 48 hours. Guaranteed.

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2019-01-30 |
Champagne and gifts for anniversary and retirement

We honoured seven employees for their many years of working for August Faller with a ceremony in Waldkirch on 29th January. Three colleagues retired. Our jubilees enjoyed champagne, a dinner together and a few small gifts.

220 years with August Faller: That's the result of adding up the length of employment of the seven anniversary employees who were celebrated last Tuesday evening at the restaurant Hotel "Zum Storchen" in Waldkirch. Last year, four colleagues celebrated their 25th anniversary at the company, three even their 40th. August Faller's management team headed by Dr. Daniel Keesman and Dr. Michael Faller, the division managers and executives, as well as the mayors of Denzlingen and Gutach, did not miss the opportunity to congratulate the honoured personally.

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