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Vetter Pharma International

Aseptic Contract Filling

Vetter is a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that specializes in the aseptic filling of syringes, cartridges and vials.

Eywiesenstr. 5,
88212 Ravensburg,
CDMO aseptic filling of syringes

Vetter is a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that specializes in the aseptic filling of syringes, cartridges and vials.

The company has extensive experience with biologics and other complex compounds, including monoclonal antibodies, peptides, interferons and vaccines.

Collaborating with pharmaceutical / biotech clients worldwide, Vetter supports aseptic products from preclinical development through to global market supply.

Through its US and European facilities, Vetter’s Development Service provides state-of-the-art support for early-stage aspectic products, with seamless transfer at Phase III to Vetter Commercial Manufacturing for large-scale production.

The company offers state-of-the-art technology and innovative processes to promote product quality and maximize active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) yield.

Vetter development service for aseptic products

Vetter Development Service aids clients in the development of drugs, from preclinical to Phase III.

From the outset, the aseptic product is developed with commercial production in mind by using Vetter’s manufacturing techniques. This enables the product to be easily taken to large-scale production by Vetter Commercial Manufacturing.

Growing demand in the US for early-stage support has led to the establishment of the company’s first US facility, based in Chicago.

Vetter Development Service provides:

  • Formulation support for aseptic products
  • Process development
  • Clinical trial manufacturing
  • Analytical service
  • Regulatory support

Vetter commercial manufacturing

Vetter Commercial Manufacturing offers Phase III clinical manufacturing services to companies worldwide. This service includes:

  • Fill and finish
  • Analytical support
  • Regulatory support
  • Product life cycle management

Supply chain security and integrity is maintained through regular quality reviews of upstream and downstream suppliers, as well as cross-linked information technology (IT) systems to enable monitoring.

Vetter provides commercial manufacturing services for the global top ten biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

Vetter packaging solutions

Vetter Packaging Solutions works with clients to find the best packaging solutions for their aseptic drug products.

This can include a drug delivery system (primary packaging), cartoning / blister packaging (secondary packaging) and services such as pen-system assembly.

Vetter Packaging Solutions offers:

  • Customised packaging development
  • Specialised technologies
  • Proven platform technologies
  • Packaging services

Vetter Wins Two Coveted Awards

The World Packaging Organization (WPO) has awarded Vetter the WorldStar award 2016 for its syringe closure system Vetter-Ject.

18 February 2016

Vetter Continues to Expand Capacity

Following 16 months of construction, the first phase of a modern, multi-functional building at Vetter's Ravensburg Schuetzenstrasse site has been completed.

30 January 2015

Vetter’s New Commercial Filling Line Ready for cGMP Filling

Vetter, a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that its new award-winning filling line at the company's Ravensburg Vetter South facility is fully validated and ready for cGMP filling, after successful media-fill completion.

9 April 2013

Vetter Receives Top Prize at the European Outsourcing Awards Ceremony

Vetter has been awarded first place for the category Most Improved Manufacturing Project or Process at this year's European Outsourcing Awards. The application for the company's new high-speed filling line for pre-sterilised syringes was the top choice among the jury of experts due to its intelligent concepts and systems.

15 October 2012

Vetter Expands its Capacities and Services for Prefilled Syringes

The demand for prefilled syringes is on the rise and Vetter is prepared. The company, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation is building a state-of-the-art, high-performance filling line for syringes at its Ravensburg Vetter South location.

18 June 2012

Vetter Prepares for Further Growth

As part of its business growth strategy, Vetter, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has announced that a triple-digit million euro syndicated loan has been arranged with a consortium of renowned banks.

27 April 2012

Vetter Experts Speak at Pharma Congress 2012

Vetter, an international specialist in aseptic filling, will present on best practices in sterile manufacturing and packaging at Pharma Congress 2012 in Dusseldorf, Germany, April 24 and 25. Company experts will address four topic areas, including RABS technology, glass monitoring in aseptic filling, and new developments in drug-delivery systems.

27 March 2012

Vetter Completes Structural Work at New Ravensburg Vetter West Facility

Structural work on Vetter's new German facility Ravensburg Vetter West has been completed within eleven months of groundbreaking. As scheduled, the company concluded structural work on its centre for visual inspection and state-of-the-art high-bay warehouse for cold-storage and room-temperature p

18 July 2011

Vetter Opens New Sales Office at Illinois Science + Technology Park

In keeping with its strategy of US growth and expansion, Vetter, a specialist in aseptically prefilled drug-delivery systems, has announced that it has opened a new sales office at the Illinois Science + Technology Park in Skokie. The office will be managed by Mr Troy Carpenter, who was appointe

1 September 2010

Vetter Investment Will Enhance Strategic Partnership

A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for Vetter's newest facility, Ravensburg Vetter West. Vetter, a specialist in aseptically pre-filled drug-delivery systems, will build a state-of-the-art high bay warehouse for cold-storage and room-temperature goods. Space will also be dedicated for au

22 June 2010

Vetter Wins SAP EMEA Quality Award

Vetter has won the silver SAP Quality Award for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for its company-wide implementation of the mySAP ERP planning software. A specialist in the aseptic filling of drug-delivery systems, Vetter captured the prize in the small and medium-sized enterprise cat

19 May 2010

Vetter’s First US Facility to Open in 2010

Vetter Development Service Chicago is Vetter's first US manufacturing facility and will provide high-quality aseptic filling for early-stage biopharmaceutical products, preclinical through phase II. The facility will be operational at the beginning of Q4 2010. Vetter is an independent i

16 May 2010

Vetter Wins the Axia Award for Best Customer Relationship Management

Vetter, a leading provider of aseptic pre-filled injection systems, has been awarded the 2009 Axia Award for best customer relationship management. The prize was announced on 4 February. Conferred yearly by the global auditing and consulting firm Deloitte, the award is given to medium-sized compa

23 March 2010

Vetter Releases Latest White Paper

Vetter has released its latest white paper, which is called Finding the Right Contract Manufacturer. The company is an independent international specialist in the production of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, cartridges and vials. For more than 25 years Vetter has been renowne

18 January 2010

Five Keys to Reducing Time-to-Market: A New White Paper from Vetter

With development times measured in years, increasing costs represent a major challenge confronting pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. As a result, reducing time-to-market is an essential component in any business strategy, particularly when the end of patent protection is considered. One

18 January 2010

Meet the Vetter Team at the 14th Drug Delivery Partnerships 2010

The 14th Drug Delivery Partnerships 2010 offers the perfect chance to meet the Vetter team. Please join us 25-27 January in Orlando, US, at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champion's Gate (booth 19). You will have an opportunity to learn about our products and services and speak with one of our repres

13 January 2010

Vetter Dedicates New Facility in Suburban Chicago

Developing drugs is a slow and expensive process, especially for hard-to-treat diseases such as cancer. Biopharmaceutical companies are continuously seeking ways to accelerate development and control costs. With the dedication today of its new 24,000ft² facility at the Illinois Science + T

1 December 2009

Vetter to Showcase at BiotechForum/ScanLab 2009 Exhibition

Vetter, an independent international specialist in the production of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, cartridges and vials, will be attending the BiotechForum/ScanLab 2009 exhibition between 25 and 27 November 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden. At our booth (B02:20) you will have an opportuni

12 November 2009

Vetter Inaugurates Comprehensive Site in Germany

The comprehensive Ravensburg Vetter South site was officially inaugurated on 25 September. The past six years have seen Vetter invest significantly in the site, with a total area of some 80,000m² (862,000ft²), that now includes state-of-the-art facilities for the aseptic filling and pac

27 September 2009

Vetter Packages Success with New Facility

Vetter, one of the world's leading providers of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, has completed the installation of six automatic packaging lines at the company's new packaging services facility, Vetter Secondary Packaging (VSP). The Ravensburg-based packaging facility allows V

17 June 2009

Vetter Launches Project Management Quality Assurance Program

With a new state-of-the-art project management program, Vetter will help pharmaceutical and biotech companies to better control the quality and costs of their pre-filled injectable product manufacturing processes. As a specialist in the aseptic filling of syringes, cartridges and vials, Vetter ha

8 April 2009

Vetter Pharma Fertigung Launches New Subsidiary

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung (VPF) today announced the formation of a new subsidiary, Vetter Pharma International (VPI). With a scheduled launch date of 1 April 2009, VPI will be responsible for all Vetter sales, marketing and customer service activities on a worldwide level. Peter Soelkner

16 March 2009

Vetter Wins the TrackWise® Innovation Award

Ravensburg – This year’s first place prize at the annual TrackWise® Innovation Awards went to Vetter Pharma-Fertigung for its outstanding implementation of Sparta Systems' software solution. Vetter uses TrackWise as part of its broad-based quality management system. A tool is

2 December 2008

Vetter at the Contract Manufacturing in Pharma Conference

Outsourcing processes in drug manufacturing is an effective strategy, especially in challenging times, but finding the right partner is a complex issue. Representatives from the manufacturing and supplying segments of the pharmaceutical industry will therefore be meeting in London on December 1 a

24 November 2008

Vetter to Exhibit Packaging Expertise at ICSE 2008

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung & Co. KG will inject the International Contract Service Expo (ICSE) with a calibrated dose of knowledge and leadership in the field of aseptically pre-filled product solutions. One of the world’s leading providers of aseptically pre-filled injection systems,

23 September 2008

Vetter Strengthens Management Team

Vetter’s top management team is being strengthened. As of June 1, 2008, Peter Soelkner will be heading a number of divisions at the Ravensburg-based company, which specializes in the filling of prefilled injection systems. His new tasks will include Global Key Account Management, Corporate Market

14 May 2008

FDA gives Vetter the green light

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH has been granted approval by the Food and Drug Administration for the production of a new client drug. Vetter, which provides contract manufacturing services for pharmaceutical and biotech companies, will now begin filling an innovative drug at its Ravensburg Vetter S

4 March 2008

Vetter Receives Japanese Certificates of Accreditation of Foreign Manufactures

Japan's Ministry for Health, Labor and Welfare has given Vetter Pharma-Fertigung the go-ahead as a foreign manufacturer for the Japanese pharmaceutical market. Vetter, a world leader in aseptic filling of pre-filled injection systems, received certification in categories including 'drug, sterile

26 November 2007

Vetter is Expanding its Facilities and Investing in the Future

Vetter Pharma Fertigung of Ravensburg, Germany, has started the construction of a new facility for visual inspection and secondary packaging. Vetter, the leading manufacturer of aseptic pre-filled application systems, will be adding the new building close to Ravensburg Vetter South (RVS), its exi

16 November 2007

Vetter Secures Key Industry Award

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, world leader in the production of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, has won this year's European Outsourcing Award in the Most improved Process/Plant/Facility category. The prize recognized the outstanding new Ravensburg Vetter South facil

15 October 2007

Increased Safety for Prefilled Syringes

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung announce the launch of a new closure system for pre-filled syringes that will enable a greater degree of safety for users. The Vetter V-OVS NS® was designed for syringes with a staked needle. It features mechanisms to prevent tampering, counterfeiting. The closure sys

13 September 2007

Vetter Awarded for its Innovative Strength

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung, world leader in the production of aseptically prefilled injection systems, has won this year's Facility of the Year award in the Process Innovation category for its new facility, Ravensburg Vetter South (RVS). The award, which is sponsored jointly by ISPE, INTERPHEX and t

3 April 2007

Approval For New Liquid and Lypholized Drug Production Plant

Ravensburg, Germany – Vetter Pharma-Fertigung, the leading expert for aseptic filling of liquid and lyophilized drugs, has received a manufacturing licence according to German drug law from the Tuebingen regional board for its new state-of-the-art plant, Ravensburg Vetter South.

26 March 2007

Vetter Pharma Continues Expanding – Rounding Off Lyophilization Services

Ravensburg, 27th October 2006 - To round off its full-service capabilities, Vetter Pharma-Fertigung is expanding its services by adding vials for lyophilized substances to its portfolio. Filling will take place at the company's new state-of-the-art facility at Ravensburg Vetter South (RVS), which

5 November 2006

Full Service by Vetter Means All-Round Service and Top Quality

Ravensburg/Germany, March 06, 2006 - Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, the leading expert for aseptic filling of liquid and lyophilized drugs, is further expanding its services and facilities. The company, which is based in Ravensburg, Germany, broadened its portfolio of services and

6 March 2006

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung is Expanding its Product Portfolio

Ravensburg/Germany, 4th October 2005 - Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, the leading expert for aseptic filling of liquid and lyophilized drugs, will be enlarging its product portfolio. In the coming months, the company will be expanding the Vetter Development Service (VDS) area to o

20 October 2005

Vetter at PDA Conference in Munich, Germany, October 24-25, 2005

Leading specialist in pre-filled syringes to deliver key conference presentation Ravensburg, September 19, 2005 - This year's annual PDA Conference will be staged in Munich, Germany, under the title "The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes." As a gold sponsor of the PDA event an

26 September 2005

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung Expands Its Production Capacity

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung expands its production capacity and continues to strengthen its position as a leading service provider for the pharmaceutical industry. New bio-pharmaceutical production facility Ravensburg Vetter South (RVS) Ravensburg/Germany, June 19,

1 July 2005

Vetter Development Service: Productive Partnerships

Vetter - a strategic partner in the early stages of product development One of the greatest challenges in the pharmaceutical industry today is to closely match a product's active substance with its mode of administration. Excellence in the design of application systems and correspondi

1 March 2005

Vetter Solutions: ahead of the competition by a syringe length

Vetter pre-filled systems excel in the marketplace thanks to their high quality, efficient production processes and patient friendly designs. This know-how is passed on to Vetter partners, offering them a competitive edge in markets throughout the world. There is the Vetter Lyo-Ject® double chamber

21 December 2004

Experience in Service of Success: Vetter Commercial Manufacturing

Vetter has been producing sterile liquid and lyophilized drugs for over 25 years. The company's focus is on aseptically pre-filled injection systems. Vetter is experienced in using a large array of standard injection systems, cartridge systems and its own patented dual-chamber application systems. P

29 October 2004

Vetter Pharma International USA, Inc.

Illinois Science + Technology Park 4901 Searle Parkway, Suite 300A
Skokie, IL 60077
United States of America

Vetter Pharma International GmbH

Eywiesenstr. 5
88212 Ravensburg

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