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Who we are

ESDREMA is an association of leading European manufacturers of certain medical devices like surgical dressings, cotton wool products, or bandages. Its main purpose is to consider and discuss legislative measures and proposals on a European and on a country level and assess their effects on the industry concerned, namely on those companies which still have a manufacturing base in Europe.

ESDREMA does not have permanent offices and therefore no overhead organisation. The acting Chairperson and the Treasurer are responsible for the handling of all organisational matters.

Key facts

The industry ESDREMA stands for represents a considerable part of the healthcare industry. Only in the sector which qualifies for membership in ESDREMA, the member companies generate, with 11,000 employees, a turnover of app. 1.75 bn. €.

Adding the other activities outside the scope of the association in which respective enterprises act, they in total represent 14,000 employees and a turnover of app. 2.5 bn. €.

Latest news

Apr 10, 2017

New annual report from German association with many interesting news about health sector in Germany. > read more...

Sep 10, 2014

Fifty-one apprentices and students of the Dual University Baden-Württemberg (DHBW), Heidenheim, started their Group-wide vocational training at PAUL HARTMANN AG with a one-week introductory program. > read more...

Okt 9, 2013

Mikael Nording appointed as new CEO for Cederroth > read more...

Our members

Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH & Co. KGIVF HARTMANN AGHolthaus Medical GmbH & Co. KGCederroth ABBastos Viegas, S.A.Luigi SalvadoriSantex S.p.A.Synergy Health (UK) Ltd.PAUL HARTMANN AGDUCASCO DOURMOSOGLOU S.A.DOMTAR /  INDASBetasan Bant<br>Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş.Farmac Zabban S.p.A.Mediplast ABAKLA ABKarl Otto Braun GmbH & Co. KGMedica ADTosama d.o.o.Hippocrates Promitheftiki Saic