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Ypsomed opens a new production line in Solothurn

Ypsomed opens a new production line in Solothurn
Simon Michel, CEO of Ypsomed (3rd from right) and Esther Gassler, State Councillor of the Canton of Solothurn (3rd from left) open the new production line in Solothurn together with Ypsomed staff.

Burgdorf, 25 January 2017, 7.00 a.m. – Following 18 months of industrialisation, Ypsomed opened its new production line in their Solothurn works and will have created over 50 new jobs on final expansion. The inauguration was held yesterday with representatives of local commerce and guests from politics in attendance.

Yesterday Ypsomed put a further production line into operation in Solothurn. Ypsomed’s long-standing experience in highly automated serial production as well as the comprehensive expertise in the field of injection systems were deciding factors for the award of this additional production line by a major customer. The plant is of flexible design and can produce the numerous variants of injection systems by the millions.

At the official inauguration ceremony of the new production line on 24 January 2017, State Councillor Esther Gassler conveyed the government’s greetings: “The canton of Solothurn can look forward to 50 new and attractive jobs in the Solothurn region with the opening of the production line – and is particularly pleased by the trust invested by this major company in our business location. Ypsomed is a model company in our MedTech sector, which we wish to support and strengthen actively.”

“Ypsomed is highly pleased with the trust reflected by issuing this contract. The flexible production design places the highest demands on the facilities and installations as well as on the processes and the organisation per se. In this regard Ypsomed can rely on its long-standing expertise from which the customer and we ourselves can benefit." is how Ypsomed’s CEO Simon Michel comments this current success.

For further information, please contact Benjamin Overney, Head of Investor & Public Relations at Ypsomed Holding AG, at the telephone number +41 34 424 41 59 or by email (benjamin.overney@ypsomed.com).

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