About us

Our company has its origins in a Thuringian glass works, which produced the so-called “Star” drop-dispensing bottles in the last century and has given the name to today’s STELLA Kunststofftechnik GmbH. Continuing the tradition of the glass works, we have dealt with the development, production and sales of packaging material made of glass and plastic since the formation of our company in 1949.

The emphasis of our production range is on packaging, dosing and application of liquid pharmaceutical preparations. Pharmaceutical companies of all sizes in more than 60 countries worldwide buy from us a wide range of packaging materials.

Partner of the pharmaceutical industry

Many years of experience, recognised competence in consulting and excellent value for money have made STELLA a leading partner of the pharmaceutical industry – with customers in more than 60 countries all over the world.

STELLA is active worldwide and regards itself as a system supplier to national and international pharmaceutical companies. We support our customers with respect to the development, procurement and processing of primary packing materials at any location of this world.

Customers around the world

With two locations in Germany – Eltville and Kastellaun – STELLA produces plastic parts for the pharmaceutical industry using only raw materials and colorants which are approved for direct contact with medicines and food.

The most modern production facilities

Production is carried out under GMP conditions using most modern technology. In-house design and construction of moulds, closed-loop injection moulding machines, clean room technology, industrial image processing and modern printing and assembling processes ensure products of high quality and excellent value for money.

From the idea to the finished product

New products are developed on the basis of constant dialogue with our customers and access to a large number of already existing prototypes. After carefully selecting the most suitable materials from a pharmaceutical as well as from a producer’s point of view, construction drawings are prepared with CAD system and first samples are made available by rapid prototyping within a a short period of time.

Larger quantities of samples are produced with pilot moulds manufactured in our own well equipped mould shop. Our laboratory staff monitor this development and, by using standardised and self-developed testing procedures, ensure that the new products meet our customers demands and the requirements of the statutory provisions.

Quality management system certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001

All elements of ISO 9001 are described and interlinked with each other in a uniform database system. Through the comprehensive use of barcode techniques we ensure that all the individual steps are carried out, checked against each other and recorded. The entire system constantly finds acclaim among reputable pharmaceutical companies of international standing, who recognise it as exemplary.

The particular service from STELLA: The entire range of bottles – supplied by selected European glassworks – is tested according to the defect evaluation lists of the pharmaceutical industry. This includes routine checks of micro-biological quality and hydrolytic resistance in accordance with the European pharmacopoeia.