Werum's PAS-X: Picking up pace in Asia

Leading Asian pharma and biotech companies rely on PAS-X MES / PAS-X standard software "Out of the Box" accelerates MES implementation times

Dietmar Mueller, Head of Sales Asia-Pacific, Werum Software & Systems AG

Asia is continuously gaining importance for the pharma and biotech industry. "Our wealth of experience from more than 600 PAS-X installations all around the globe, our Werum Asia Pacific Support Centre and our regional partners put us in an optimal position to implement the MES projects of both our international and Asian pharma and biotech customers in a most reliable and efficient way," says Dietmar Mueller, Head of Sales Asia-Pacific, Werum Software & Systems AG.

Below we present a choice of some recently implemented PAS-X customer projects in the Asian-Pacific region.

India, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories: Greenfield rollout of Werum’s PAS-X MES in only five months

The pharmaceutical major Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. successfully rolled out Werum’s PAS-X Manufacturing IT Business Platform at their Indian greenfield site in Visakhapatnam. Dr. Reddy’s deployed PAS-X for the first time as full-blown MES covering all operations from material receipt to production. The pharmaceutical manufacturer plans to install Werum’s PAS-X at three further facilities in India.

Indonesia, Kalbe Farma: Go-Live of PAS-X Weighing & Dispensing at Leading Pharmaceutical Company in Southeast Asia

The largest pharmaceutical company in Southeast Asia, PT Kalbe Farma Tbk., has successfully started up PAS-X at its headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kalbe modernized its IT and MES infrastructures and chose Werum's PAS-X to fully integrate with the Oracle EBS system. The company uses PAS-X Weighing & Dispensing for the production of its approximately 1,000 SKU medical products – including the top-selling stomach medication Promag™.

China: PAS-X Go-Live in one of Asia's largest packaging plants

A leading international pharmaceutical company successfully introduced Werum's PAS-X Manufacturing IT Business Platform in its new plant in China. In the Asian-Pacific region, this plant is one of the largest of its kind. PAS-X, implemented in a Chinese language version, controls the 28 fully automatic packaging lines. In addition to processing the packaging orders, PAS-X ensures the in-plant material flow.

Japan: A leading Japanese biotech company implements PAS-X MES "Out of the Box" for complex biopharmaceutical production in only four months

A leading Japanese biotech company has taken Werum's PAS-X Manufacturing IT Business Platform into operation within a record time of only four months. At the greenfield site, the company set up one of the largest plants for contract manufacturing of influenza vaccines using a complex biopharmaceutical manufacturing process. For this process, a standardized production management software which is able to meet the high quality and compliance standards in accordance with the Japanese zero-error tolerance was required.

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