Although we are a global health care group, we are not known for being known. And that's why we get mixed up with others all the time. Yes, we're called Fresenius, but no, we don't test chocolate-nut spread. We contribute to medical progress around the globe.
Continuously improving and providing cutting-edge medicine to more and more people around the world. We do not follow trends, we set standards: affordable good-quality medicine to improve the lives of ill people.
And for this mammoth task, we need strong teams — our employees have the necessary potential. Everyone brings their own unique qualities, talent, knowledge and experience to the table, whether in direct contact with patients or behind the scenes in production, research or IT. We never settle for second-best, and always go that one step further to find an even better solution. If this is your aspiration as well, join us. We are looking for people who question the status quo, take the initiative and dare to do something new.
“Forward thinking healthcare" is our guiding principle. It defines our aspirations for the future: better medicine for ever more people. This is the basis for our company guidelines.
At Fresenius, the well-being of the patient always comes first. For more than 100 years now we have been working to save lives, promote health and improve the quality of life of our patients.
The health of our patients depends on the quality of our products, services and therapies. That’s why we are dedicated to providing the highest standards.
We act in a highly professional manner. At the same time, we remain down-to-earth. Commitment, honesty and close contact with people are what distinguishes us: in the way we treat our employees as well as our patients, business partners, and shareholders.
With our products and services we make a decisive contribution to a future-oriented healthcare. We thereby focus not only on the present, but also on a long-term basis. So we make corporate decisions by exercising business prudence and with the aim of sustainable growth.
Fresenius supplies essential pharmaceuticals and medical devices, offers vital healthcare services and also successfully and efficiently implements large-scale projects. In short: We are a reliable partner for healthcare systems worldwide.
These products are related to the Fresenius Institute. The similarity in name has historical origins: In the 18th century, the Fresenius family split into a "pharmacy line" and a "chemical line." The current health care group Fresenius was created from the pharmacy line, and the Fresenius Institute in Taunusstein from the chemical line.
The Fresenius logo is a stylized stag antler. The association with this animal stems from the Hirsch Pharmacy in Frankfurt am Main, which has belonged to the Fresenius family since the 19th century. In 1939, the resulting pharmaceutical manufacturing company secured its first registered logo: a stag antler. To this day, the stag remains incorporated in the Fresenius logo.
After Fresenius Medical Care was included in the German stock exchange in 1999, the Group holding Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA was added in 2009. Since then, we have been listed twice on the DAX and are therefore among the largest listed German companies to date. Moreover, Fresenius is the largest employer in the German health care sector.
Every day at Fresenius, we work to provide better medicine to ever more people all over the world. The health care market is a major sector of the economy.
It is constantly growing due to demographic development and general medical progress, as well as greater awareness about health in industrial countries and increasing prosperity in developing countries.
Our products and services are helping to shape the industry and contribute to this growth.