Hapa’s history is a record of technological innovation and industry advances made in partnership with hundreds of the best companies worldwide, including:
Abbott, Alcan, Astellas, AstraZeneca, B. Braun, Boehringer Ingelheim,
Cephalon, Cipla, Daiichi Sankyo, Dr. Reddy's, Eisai, Eli Lilly and Company, Energizer, Ethicon,
Ferring, Fresenius, Furp, GlaxoSmithKline, Gedeon Richter, Hoffmann-La Roche,
Intervet, Janssen-Cilag, Krka, MSD Sharp & Dohme, Merckle, Novartis,
Novo Nordisk, Perrigo, Pfizer, Salutas, Sanofi, Schering-Plough,
Serum Institute of India, Teva, Wyeth, and many more...
Leading the pharma print packaging industry with one revolutionary innovation followed by another, Hapa develops system solutions driven by customer needs and empowered by craftsmanship – to date, more than 10,000 systems are in daily use worldwide.
Hapa introduces the first flexographic aluminum foil printer, the HAPAMATIC, in the early 1970’s. Of the 2,500 sold worldwide, hundreds are still in operation.
In the 1990’s, Hapa developed two more industry firsts: the UV Flexo Hapa 200
series for foils, leaflets, carton and lidding materials and the Hapa 500 Print Mat Engraving system.
Today 3,000 are in operation inline, and Hapa continues to deliver these beneficial, cost-saving solutions.
The mid-1990’s saw the introduction of the Hapa 700 Digiprint
, based on UV digital technology. By offering customers both UV Flexo and UV digital technologies
Hapa takes to the industry forefront in print system solutions.
Hapa takes over a longstanding supplier and development partner to create its own ink business: Hapa Ink.
Under the banner, “Swiss Ink Performance,” Hapa Ink develops, produces and delivers inks designed to the exact specifications of Hapa end-customers, and brand inks to OEM’s.
Hapa celebrates 80 years of success.