New authorized signatory strengthens the management of Wirthwein Medical GmbH & Co. KG

The management of Wirthwein Medical GmbH & Co. KG will be newly composed as of October 1, 2023. From left: Dr. Thomas Jakob (Managing Director), Thorsten Hassenzahl (Technical Manager), Thorsten Kellner (Head of Development and Project Management)

Wirthwein Medical GmbH Co. KG, a leading company in the field of plastics processing in the medical technology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industries, is pleased to announce that Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Kellner will strengthen the management team as a new authorized signatory from October 1, 2023. Together with Technical Manager Thorsten Hassenzahl and Managing Director Dr. Thomas Jakob he will shape the future direction of the company, which was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mühltal near Darmstadt.

In his additional position as authorized signatory, Mr. Kellner is clearly committed to aligning the company with growing customer requirements, implementing new technologies and driving strategic growth. Given his international experience, he will also help to strengthen Wirthwein Medical GmbH & Co. KG' position in the global market. " I am very passionate about plastics processing with products for the healthcare sector. This enthusiasm drives me every day to successfully transfer projects into series production with high ambition and commitment in our customers’ interest", Thorsten Kellner emphasizes. Mr. Kellner has been part of the company since 2019 and in his position as Head of Development & Project Management has contributed to the positive development of the company together with the entire Wirthwein Medical team.

Born in Upper Franconia, Mr. Kellner graduated with a degree in materials science with a focus on polymers at the University of Bayreuth and complemented his technical education with management studies at the Business School in St. Gallen. Mr. Kellner brings more than 15 years of experience in the development and implementation of projects in the fields of medical technology, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals.

Über die Wirthwein Medical GmbH & Co. KG:

Founded in 1946, Wirthwein Medical GmbH & Co. KG is today a high-performance system supplier in plastics processing and a development partner for plastic-based and customer-specific product solutions. Focusing on quality and innovation, Wirthwein Medical has also internationally made its mark in the diagnostics, medical technology, pharmaceutics industries – with high-precision, components, packaging and systems. In addition, proprietary products in the pharmaceutical sector complement the product portfolio. Our core competences include development, design, mold making, injection molding and extrusion blow molding and a wide range of assembly, finishing and logistics services. Most of production is carried through in class 7 clean rooms pursuant to ISO 14644-1. Highest, standardized quality and hygiene standards are assured using gapless, certified quality management according to DIN EN ISO 13485, 9001, 15378, 14001 and ISO 50001.

Wirthwein Medical GmbH & Co. KG is a subsidiary of Wirthwein SE.