About us

About Us

Who We Are

Menarini – Von Heyden GmbH is German subsidiary of the Menarini Group, Italy’s largest pharmaceutical company that is headquartered in Florence. Present in more than 140 countries worldwide we guarantee internationally recognised quality. The family-owned group which employs around 17,000 people worldwide is one of Europe’s 20 largest producers of pharmaceutical specialities and is a successful manufacturer of pharmaceutical compounds developed in its own dedicated unit. One of the Menarini Group’s strong points is its collaboration with international partners. The Menarini Group is proud of its outstanding reputation worldwide as an efficient and reliable partner and has been committed to excellence from the very beginning.

Our production site in the heart of the Saxon state capital Dresden employs over 400 dedicated staff.

Within the MENARINI Group, we produce and package pharmaceutical solids for our customers using the latest equipment in accordance with high quality standards.

Our highly qualified, motivated and committed employees guarantee quality, productivity and delivery reliability.

The Menarini sites in Dresden and in Florence have in common not only pharmaceutical production but also culture. "Elbflorenz", Dresden's nickname, takes this into account.

Our History

1835 — Company GEHE The merchant Franz Ludwig Gehe (1810 - 1882) founded the "Drogerie- & Farbewaren-Handlung Gehe & Comp."


Our Ethics

The Menarini Group Code of Conduct defines the values that inspire and guide our Group in its work. The intention to act in the best interest of one's company can in no case justify behavior that disregards the principles of our Code of Conduct.



The Menarini Group was founded in Italy in 1886 and is now present in 140 countries around the world.