News | September 15, 2015

Boosting Paperless Pharmaceutical Manufacturing In India: Strategic Partnership Of Werum IT Solutions And Sarla Technologies

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Werum and Sarla partner to deliver MES projects in India / Multinationals and local pharma companies alike will benefit from world’s top pharma MES solution and smooth automation integration

Werum IT Solutions, the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, and Sarla Technologies jointly announced a memorandum of understanding to partner on delivering MES projects in India. Sarla Technologies will become an official partner for Werum’s PAS-X MES throughout India, providing project control and integration services.

Werum’s PAS-X MES enables pharmaceutical facilities to run manufacturing processes completely paperless at the highest level and to be compliant with international GMP guidelines and FDA regulations. The requirements of the pharma industry are directly addressed by Werum’s out-of-the-box solution without any need for expensive and time-consuming customization. Based on standard functionality and best practice content, pharma manufacturers can have the number one global MES solution up and running in a very short time.

“We’re very pleased that Sarla Technologies will join us as a partner to expand our presence in India and to leverage their great experience and track record in the Indian pharma industry, and also in automation and process control for projects requiring complete integration with machines and equipment,” said Lars Hornung, Senior Director Global Sales, Werum IT Solutions GmbH. “Together with Sarla Technologies we will be able to offer our best-in-class PAS-X MES package with an optimized deployment model to our customers in India.”

Mr. Anil Mehta, CEO, Sarla Technologies, adds: “Our partnership with Werum enables multinationals and leading local pharmaceutical companies in India to gain full advantage of MES. PAS-X and Werum’s expertise, along with Sarla’s Level 2 integration and automation know-how, will tremendously help them increase productivity and meet global regulatory requirements.”

About Werum IT Solutions
Werum IT Solutions is the internationally leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Its out-of-the-box software product PAS-X is used by 17 of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech companies in 800 installations. Founded in 1969, the IT company employs more than 400 people at its headquarters in Lüneburg, Germany, and at nine other locations in Germany, France, Switzerland, the United States, Japan, and Singapore.

Werum is part of Medipak Systems, the Pharma Systems business area of the international Körber technology group. Körber unites more than 11,000 professionals in about 50 industry-leading companies, achieving annual earnings of more than two billion euros. As a Medipak Systems company, Werum provides integrated IT solutions for all phases of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production – including process development, commercial production, and packaging as well as track & trace serialization. For more information, visit www.pas-x.com.

About Sarla Technologies
Sarla Technologies is a CSIA & ISO 9001:2008 certified engineering house with presences at 10+ global locations in India, Europe, USA and the Middle East. With over 15 years of experience and a team of 250+ automation and plant IT engineers, it is the leading engineering services and software solutions provider in the field of industrial automation, manufacturing integration and intelligence, plant data analytics and manufacturing execution systems (MES) for several industries, including oil and gas, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, automotive, metals, mining, utilities, etc.

Saria recently won Frost & Sullivan’s Customer Service Leadership Award for 2014 in the MES market (system integrator) in India, as well as SAP’s ACE Award for 2014 as an implementation partner (manufacturing operations – best run).

SOURCE: Werum IT Solutions