Our history – providing high-quality components, devices and services to the pharmaceutical industry for nearly 50 years.

H&T Presspart Blackburn’s brand new offices and Inhalation Product Technology Centre
  • 1922 Gemi Metallwarenfabrik is established in Berlin
  • 1952 Gemi relocates to Marsberg
  • 1970 Presspart Manufacturing is founded in Blackburn, Lancashire
  • 1977 Sister company, Decopart, is founded
  • 1978 H&T Group acquires Gemi
  • 1980s Presspart and Decorpart are awarded the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement
  • 1988 Presspart and Decorpart are sold to Rockware Group plc
  • 1991 BTR purchases Rockware Group
  • 1993 Presspart Inc. is established at Cary, North Carolina
  • 1994 Management buy-out of all three companies (Presspart, Presspart Inc. and Decorpart)
  • 2002 H&T Group acquires Presspart
  • 2004 Presspart Medical is founded in Heerlen
  • 2008 Presspart acquires Nemo in Tarragona, Spain. Nemo manufacture MDI Actuators and dispensers
  • 2011 Presspart launches its revolutionary plasma process technology for coating and treating the internal surfaces of MDI cans
  • 2013 Presspart opens its Inhalation Product Technology Centre – an industry first
  • 2015 Presspart introduces the Quantum dose indicator system to the MDI market
  • 2016 Presspart Manufacturing rebrands as H&T Presspart
  • 2016 H&T Presspart introduces the eMDI – the first market-ready, fully embedded, connected MDI
  • 2017 H&T Presspart launches the PowdAir Plus capsule-based dry-powder inhaler