Hollister Incorporated
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About Hollister Incorporated

Hollister Incorporated makes life more rewarding and dignified. Our mission, vision and Immutable Principles drive us to create innovative healthcare products and services, and superior customer experiences. We are a global, independently owned​ company with a rich 95-year history, strong culture and unwavering commitment to the patients and healthcare – 
Hollister Associates at a quarterly culture gathering focused on Innovation
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About Hollister

Making the Difference in the Journey of Life Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products and services worldwide for over 95 years. We offer advanced medical products for ostomy care, which includes two strong global brands – Hollister Ostomy and Dansac Ostomy, Continence Care, and Critical Care. We also provide innovative healthcare programs and services, as well as educational materials for patients and healthcare professionals.

Our History

Our Heritage The roots of Hollister Incorporated date back to 1921, when 23-year-old entrepreneur John Dickinson Schneider founded a small printing company in Chicago, which he named JDS Printer Craftsman.  From the very beginning, John Schneider's business philosophy was "only first class is good enough," and the company became known for its quality products, quality service, and quality people. Innovation in Medical Products In the decades that followed, John Schneider's company evolved from the printing industry to the medical products industry — developing quality medical products and services under the name Hollister. Early in the 1960s, an employee who had a family member with an ostomy came to John Schneider with an idea to develop ostomy products. With dynamic innovations and quality products, Hollister Incorporated revolutionized ostomy care and provided much-needed solutions for people who had undergone ostomy surgery. In subsequent years, Hollister continued to expand its range of medical products and services to include Continence Care Wound Care and Critical Care. The Schneiders' Legacy John Schneider and his wife, Minnie Schneider, created a strong sense of family within the company. They built Hollister Incorporated on the underlying principles of Dignity of the Person, Integrity, Service, and Stewardship. Today, Hollister Incorporated is still independent and employee-owned. With manufacturing and distribution facilities on three continents, Hollister is serving the global community; yet, the spirit of Hollister remains the same as that small printing company that began in Chicago in 1921. The fundamental values and principles of John and Minnie Schneider still form the foundation, and the company's Mission is unchanged: "...to help healthcare professionals deliver better products and services, and to make life more rewarding and dignified for those who use our products."


Make a Difference with Us At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our associates and for the people who use our products and services. We realize that each person who uses our products and services is on a distinct, and often challenging, life journey. In every aspect of what we do, the overriding goal and commitment is to make a difference in that journey. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities. Through a shared affirmation that every human being has dignity and intrinsic value, the focal point of everything we do at Hollister is people. In our most recent Associate Organization Survey, Hollister achieved an 80% in associate engagement, which ranks us as best in class. Hollister also achieved an 88% in our associate's having a feeling of involvement and belonging, also best in class. We offer a collaborative work environment that challenges you and helps you to develop your skills while you grow your career. You’ll find that our competitive and comprehensive benefits package provides opportunities to enhance your quality of life at home, at work, and in the community. 

Professional Development

Training and Development The development of our associates is one of the most important things we do at Hollister Incorporated. Our senior leadership is committed to providing diverse training and development opportunities for all associates. Our belief in the importance of training ties directly to our mission and vision to help all our associates live up to their full potential. Building broad experiences, across our functions and through challenging projects, is important at Hollister. This helps our associates build skills and develop a global understanding of our business.  Some examples of our training and development programs include: - Marketing or Sales Development Program  - Building you Management skills program  - Development and Succession Planning (career mapping)  - Project management   Beyond training programs that focus on the development of specific skills, our associates also have the opportunity to participate in mentoring, leadership assessments and coaching programs.  Hollister associates have the opportunity for a unique career experience.