Gerresheimer Finalises Purchase of Spanish Company EDP



    DUSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Gerresheimer AG has quickly
completed the takeover of the Spanish PET specialist EDP. The Dusseldorf
manufacturer of glass and plastic products for the pharmaceutics and
life-science industry announced the purchase, through which it continues its
global expansion, on 21 December 2007. EDP with production plants in Spain
(Zaragoza and Valencia) and Argentina (Buenos Aires) specialises in pharma
containers based on PET, and currently achieves annual sales of around EUR32
million.

    Gerresheimer is a pharmaceutical & life science supply and services
company with market leading positions of specialty products made of glass and
plastic. Gerresheimer owns 38 production sites in Europe, America and A1sia
and employs approximately 10,000 employees worldwide.





For further information:

For further information: Burkhard Lingenberg, Director Corporate PR &
Marketing, Telephone: +49-211-6181-250, Telefax: +49-211-6181-241, e-mail:
b.lingenberg@gerresheimer.com


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