VANGUARD AG is a European medical device manufacturer headquartered in Berlin, whose core competence is the quality-assured reprocessing/remanufacturing of high-quality single use medical devices in the fields of cardiology and surgery. VANGUARD is the European market leader in the reprocessing/remanufacturing of single use medical devices, serving over 1,000 university hospitals, municipal hospitals and medical practices. The company’s products help hospitals to manage costs in a quality assured manner. This approach enhances sustainability through technology that not only eliminates tons of medical waste per year, but also conserves resources and raw materials. As the global reprocessing market grows, more than two million medical devices have been reprocessed/remanufactured at Vanguard sites. For more information, please visit