Ottobock expands its production and logistics site in Duderstadt
Investments of 35 million euros from 2013 to 2015
Between 2013 and 2015, the production area will be expanded by 7,500 square metres in project ?Werk 2?. Another 12,500 square metr
The family-owned business based in Duderstadt, Lower Saxony (Germany), is planning extensive expansion of its production in the areas of Prosthetic Feet and Socket Technologies and of the central logistics hub for its 49 foreign branches located throughout the world.
The German global market leader for technical orthopaedics will invest 35 million euros from 2013 to 2015 in around 20,000 square metres of floor space. “High tech made in Germany – made by Ottobock,” says owner and CEO Prof. Hans Georg Näder. “This next step toward a successful future is a clear commitment to our presence in Duderstadt as a high-tech production and logistics location. I am very pleased,” continued Näder. Construction will begin in April of this year and is part of the master plan for the Duderstadt site.
Ottobock - Technology for People
Otto Bock HealthCare helps people maintain or regain their freedom of movement with innovative products. Founded in Berlin back in 1919, the medical technology company has become a global market leader in the field of prosthetics. Other business units include orthotics, Mobility Solutions with wheelchairs, seating systems and child rehabilitation devices as well as, since 2006, neurostimulation. The activities of the global company with sales and service locations in 44 countries are coordinated from the head office in Duderstadt, South Lower Saxony. Professor Hans Georg Näder, the grandson of company founder Otto Bock, took over the management of the family company from his father Dr. Max Näder in 1990 and carried on as the third-generation CEO ever since.
Further information: www.ottobock.com
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Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH
Max-Näder-Str. 15, 37115 Duderstadt
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