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Evionnaz: Safety Days 2018

Siegfried Evionnaz carried out the so-called Safety Days. In future, they will be staged every year for Siegfried’s employees at the site. As part of the program, the location of the various alarms situated on the site was called to memory followed by a practical exercise of operating an alarm....
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Nantong: Family Day 2018 at Siegfried Nantong

The second family day of Siegfried Nantong took place in the Pengxin Hotel in Nantong. More than 70 families, in total over 200 people, attended this event. During the past year, children have grown taller and the Nantong site has also become stronger.  After checking in each family received their...
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Malta: Siegfried Malta participates in GO4Industry Teacher Internship Programme

The Manufacturing Economic Group within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, and the Ministry for Education and Employment launched the “GO4Industry Teacher Internship Programme” pilot project. Siegfried was one of the leading companies participating in this project.  The central...
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Irvine: Summer Employee Event

On Wednesday, 25 July, Irvine held an All Employee Summer Barbeque. Rob Hughes, one of Irvine’s newest employees and Site Head, addressed everyone by sharing some of Irvine’s recent successes in 2018 as well as some of the challenges we are working to overcome. Employees were provided a nice lunch,...
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St. Vulbas: 10 Kilometers in Nature

The 10-kilometer intercompany run started at 5:30 p.m. and finished at 8:00 p.m.. It is a sportive and social event in idyllic surroundings along the bank of the river Rhone far from motor traffic. 
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Evionnaz: Running Together for a Good Cause

The La Montheysanne run is organized exclusively for women by an organization that carries the same name. The aim is to offer activities for women suffering from cancer, permitting them to forget their illness for once and not to grow lonely.  Five employees from Evionnaz proudly wearing Siegfried...
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Hameln: XLETIX Challenge – Siegfried Hameln ­Competing in Northern Germany

The idea of an XLETIX Challenge event is for participating teams to master an extremely demanding track filled with obstacles. What counts in this obstacle course is strength, stamina, courage, will-power and, most of all, team spirit. Participants are required to overcome boundaries, both mentally...
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Zofingen: Powerman Charity Run

A charity run was held on the occasion of the Powerman event carried out in Zofingen. The underlying idea was to help by participating in sport. A Siegfried running team took part in the event. In mild temperatures, 21 well trained and highly motivated runners in Siegfried blue started the...
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Zofingen: Pump Booth

Which pumps do we use at Siegfried in Zofingen? How does one operate them correctly? How do I fix bugs? What does the maintenance of pumps entail?  The aim of the pump booth set up for a period of seven weeks was to provide answers to these questions and extend employees’ knowledge of pump...
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Zofingen: Maintenance Shutdown Zofingen

In summer 2018, for the first time at the Zofingen site, the entire production plant including pilot was shut down for maintenance work. The aim was to carry out maintenance and inspection work of our facilities as consistently as possible.  The utility network plan of all operations comprises some...
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Hameln/Minden: Vocational and Student information days

Vocatium 2018 – A Fair For Training and ­Studying in Hanover This student fair is directed mainly at pupils in the penultimate class of all continued-education and occupational-­training schools. Some 7000 pupils from 1000 schools in Hanover and surrounding areas participate as visitors. About 150...
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Simon Ingold

Simon Ingold began working for Siegfried in August 2017, initially as an external consultant for strategic finance projects, and since December 2017 as Global Head FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis).

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Zofingen: The Shipping ­Department Moves

An organization with a global production structure such as Siegfried depends heavily on importing and exporting raw materials and intermediates. This implies that products have to arrive at the chosen location at the right time even if they have to travel around the globe. Satil Adigüzel and his...
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A Closer Look at Siegfried

Inspections by authorities are a nearly everyday occurrence in a GMP environment. The inspections and audits examine compliance with regulations in processes concerning production, quality assurance and logistics. In recent months several inspections were carried out at various Siegfried sites.

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Global Meetings in Zofingen

Recently, global meetings of the Finance, Human Resources and Analytics departments were held in Zofingen. While the last Finance meeting was carried out last year, it is the first for the HR and the Analytics teams. Next to getting acquainted with colleagues from other sites, the primary intention...
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St. Vulbas: Industry Week – Chemistry Meets High School

Within the parameters of Industry Week, five organizations, namely Kem One, Siegfried, Speichim Processing, Tredi and the regional chemical industry (UICRA) organized a meeting on Monday, 26 March 2018, with the Plaine de l’Ain high school in order to familiarize pupils with the world of chemistry. ...
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Evionnaz / St. Vulbas: STOP Program® Launched in Evionnaz and St.Vulbas

The safety of employees must be ensured every day. Sometimes, new approaches are required to avoid injuries and raise the level of security. After all, injuries affect not only the injured persons, but their entire family, work colleagues and the company. The STOP program® by DuPont shows a way...
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Evionnaz: The “Tour du Chablais” on Foot

Some twenty employees at the Siegfried Evionnaz site participated in the 32nd Tour du Chablais from 4 April to 9 May 2018. The popular run is carried out every year across a period of six weeks. It provides the opportunity to cross meadows and conquer mountains while discovering different areas of...
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Evionnaz: Employees Master Spectacular Alpine Ski Run

The first run was carried out in 1984, now the Patrouille des Glaciers returns every second spring. This is about one of the best known runs in ski mountaineering in the Swiss Alps and connects Zermatt with Verbier across the Haute Route. It is organized by the Swiss Army. Each run includes...
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Minden: “How Dangerous Is what You Are Doing here?”

The safety seminar organized for Siegfried Hameln by the employers’ liability insurance association has become a tradition for ­Siegfried employees. The three-day workshop was organized by the SHE department and carried out beginning of May. A total of 21 employees from various areas of activity...
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Minden: Final Exam Chemical Assistants

The practical part of the final exam for Chemical Assistants carried out by the Chamber of Trade and Industry was carried out beginning of February in Siegfried Minden’s Training Center. Five candidates took part in the winter final exam, of which two were from Siegfried Minden. During the first two...
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Siegfried’s Trainee Program

In January, I started as Siegfried’s very first trainee, and I was often asked what the program is about. What is a trainee? A trainee is given the opportunity to learn more about certain corporate divisions, giving him or her comprehensive insight. Many companies run trainee programs and an...
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Luca Parlanti

Luca Parlanti joined the Siegfried family on 1 October 2015. Within Sales he is ­responsible for Business Development and ­Account Management, Exclusives Drug Substance.

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Process Excellence

Our Mission “We aim be an excellent service provider to the Zofingen production site delivering relevant experimental data and scientific guidance which serves to optimize and refine the processes of the established product portfolio. Our key success factor is a deep understanding of the underlying...
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Process Technology

Our Mission “To be your service partner for scientific and technological solutions in specialized Chemical Laboratory Programs, Process Safety, Process Simulation, Scale up Modeling, Physical Operations and Particle Technologies. By applying a wide range of tools we are able to provide assistance...
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Zofingen: New Organization and Strengthening of Production Support

The Development Group in Transition In recent years, Chemical Process Development at the Zofingen site has undergone significant change. Pilot operation was integrated into the group in 2016, followed by the production support laboratory in 2017. Process Development serves as an important...
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Zofingen: Siegfried’s First Generation of Black Belts

Have you ever tried googling “Black Belt”? You’ll get about 18.8 million search results. In addition to terms such as “Region in North America” or “Carrier of a black belt in Asian martial arts” there is a vast number of links for “Lean Six Sigma”. Lean Six Sigma is about simple and reliable...
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Zofingen/Nantong: Regulatory Affairs – a Significant Step Forward

A significant step forward for Siegfried Nantong: in January 2018, the site ­received the first API approval by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM) and the first Good Manufacturing Practices inspection ­approval by People’s Republic of China Jiangsu Food and Drug...

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Program Management at Siegfried

Toward the end of 2017, Siegfried announced the ­introduction of a Program Management unit at the Zofingen site. Program Management mirrors the ­Project Management organization implemented in 2012. While Project Management encourages the ­introduction of new customer projects, the new Program...
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Zofingen: Principles of Production Course

Owing to the very good utilization of production ­capacity currently experienced in Zofingen, the need for qualified chemical technicians is growing. Con­sequently, a course on basic principles of production was initiated with the aim to enable people from other occupations to work at Siegfried in...

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Irvine: Ribbon Cutting of New 9292 Warehouse and Packaging Building

The Irvine facility reached an important historical mile- stone to expand the operations from one building at 9342 Jeronimo to include a newly built-out Warehouse, Office and Packaging areas in the 9292 building. We have sustained operations in the 9342 building since inception of Alliance Medical...
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Pennsville: Continuous Improvement (CI) Program

In February of 2017, I was chosen to participate in Siegfried’s Green Belt Program where I would learn new skill sets for analyzing and solving problems.

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