1947 DEC (Dairy Equipment Company) founded in Madison, Wisconsin/ USA.
1980-1985 InterAg NZ develops and qualifies CIDR (Controlled Internal Drug Release) product for cattle and sheep.
1985-1997 InterAg manufactures CIDR for global market.
1997 DEC acquires InterAg to become DEC International NZ.
2001-2015 New market and product launches, product portfolio now sold into 60+ countries.
2016- DEC drives development and manufacturing of new Life Science products for human and animal applications.
Status: Dec Manufacturing manufactures life science and pharmaceutical products sold in 60+ countries.
Goal: We are driven by our vision to be world class technology partner for Life Science products (human and animal health).
Focus: We specialize in controlled drug release mechanisms and products (API and polymer/ silicone). In this area we are experts since 30+ years.
Culture: DEC has an entrepreneurial spirit and is keen to grow into new markets and capabilities. Beyond a high quality and competitive value proposition, DEC employees work together to create a positive and inspiring culture that brings in top talent, keeps drive and motivation high, and makes everyone excited to come to work each day.
Our interactions are ethical, fair and credible
We build and maintain trust and treat everyone with respect
We uphold honest and consistent behaviours with strong moral principles
We foster empowered high performing cross-functional teams
We build a supportive and sharing environment that considers all views without assigning blame
We create constructive partnerships and alliances with external parties
The customer is the centre of our attention
We build and maintain a deep understanding of our customer needs
We drive a high level of customer satisfaction
We convert opportunities into compelling value to our customers
We create new business models and changes to deliver better customer outcomes
We pro-actively drive initiatives and opportunities
We build an empowered organization on trust, credibility and respect
We drive outcomes effectively and efficiently
We engage all staff to exceed our goals
DEC Manufacturing is part of DEC International together with our partners Millennium Plastics and InterAg.