The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is a group operating internationally, which develops, produces and markets highly specialised products made of rubber and plastics (examination and surgical gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails, building construction profiles, cable car rings and railway superstructure products) in the Medical and Industrial Business Sectors. The headquarters of this long-standing Austrian company, which was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna, and the global R & D center is in Wimpassing, Lower Austria. The Semperit Group employs around 7,000 people, including almost 3,900 in Asia and more than 800 in Austria. The group has 22 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia, and America.