Europin s.r.o. was established in Trencin/Slovakia in 1997. The company manufactures lancet needles for safety systems and diabetic use as well as cannulae for pre-filled syringes and pharmaceutical use. What started as a small industrial plant became a market leader within only ten years and today has 130 employees and an annual output of more than one billion needles. The company is situated in a region with a favourable infrastructure in a fast growing EC-membership country.