SCHOTT Pharma St. Gallen
A global center for pharmaceutical packaging production
With 660 employees, SCHOTT St. Gallen is the largest production site in our global Pharma business unit. Founded in 1930, the original company, “forma vitrum AG”, was integrated into the SCHOTT Group in 2010. Now, as one of 16 pharmaceutical systems sites around the world, SCHOTT St. Gallen comprises an extensive production area, as well as our global R&D and technology departments for the Pharmaceutical Systems business unit.
What we offer
Markets and applications
In the pharmaceutical industry, SCHOTT St. Gallen is recognised around the world as a leading supplier of primary glass and polymer packaging for administering medicines. Our fully automated, state-of-the-art production lines in 13 countries enable us to produce more than half a billion syringes and cartridges for the international market annually. We continually invest in infrastructure and production equipment to maintain our outstanding position in the global market.
Our product portfolio includes glass cartridges, as well as polymer and glass syringes. With the launch of SCHOTT TOPPAC®, our polymer syringe, we are currently the global leader in terms of volume, quality and price.
Where to find us
About the region
A rich cultural heritage and stunning scenery
With more than 80,000 inhabitants, the city of St. Gallen is the cultural and economic centre of eastern Switzerland. The Lake Constance area of St. Gallen offers a wide variety of activities and attractions, especially for cyclists, while the picturesque Old Town has an enchanting rich cultural heritage. The Abbey district, with its Baroque cathedral and world-famous Abbey library, is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, and has become the city's emblem. As St. Gallen adjoins Austria, Germany and the principality of Liechtenstein, the area is also known as the “Vierländerregion” or “Four-country region”.