Facts & Figures

Facts and figures

About the Ypsomed Group

The Ypsomed Group is the leading developer and manufacturer of injection and infusion systems for selfmedication and a renowned diabetes specialist with over 30 years’ experience. As a leader in innovation and technology, Ypsomed is the preferred partner for pharmaceutical and biotech companies for the supply of pens, autoinjectors and infusion systems to administer liquid drugs. Ypsomed promotes and sells its product portfolio under the umbrella brands mylife Diabetescare directly to patients or through pharmacies and clinics and under YDS Ypsomed Delivery Systems business-to-business to pharmaceutical companies. Ypsomed has its headquarters in Burgdorf, Switzerland, and operates a global network of manufacturing sites, subsidiaries and distributors. The Ypsomed Group employs almost 1 300 employees.

Ypsomed Diabetes Care

With its mylife Diabetescare brand, Ypsomed operates successfully in the B2C business with products and services for people with diabetes mellitus. The product portfolio includes: insulin pumps, infusion sets, pen needles, blood glucose monitoring systems and other diabetes supplies. Products are distributed via Ypsomed’s subsidiaries to hospitals, doctors, pharmacies and patients, and via distributors (pen needles).

Ypsomed Delivery Systems

Our pharmaceutical and biotech customers purchase injection systems and corresponding services under the YDS brand, Ypsomed Delivery Systems. They do this via the industry leader, as Ypsomed is the world’s largest developer and manufacturer of pens and autoinjectors with which patients can administer their liquid medication subcutaneously themselves.


Ypsomed has a strong track record of growth with increasing profitability. For the overall year 2016/17, we will increase the outlook for growth in net sales to around 15.0 %. The operating result of around CHF 55.0 million is confirmed.

Sales and EBIT development
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Key financial figures – four-year overview

In thousand CHFHalf-year
Sales of goods and services 185 386
336 922 306 632 276 257
Gross profit 61 204
103 187 85 850 70 526
Operating profit 28 135
44 435 28 546 15 645
Net profit 22 429
35 812 19 395 13 608
EBITDA 1 42 037
73 270 57 369 40 715
Cash flow from operating activities 36 209
76 687 41 381 41 206
Headcount 1 252
1 166 1 050 999

1Operating profit before depreciation and amortisation.