Johnson & Johnson: PAS-X V3 Update at One of the Worldwide Most Important J&J Sites

Plant in Geel, Belgium, updated to Werum's PAS-X V3.1.5 / Key role for manufacturing of important chemical APIs / EBR with mobile end devices

Lüneburg, Germany – The multinational pharmaceutical and consumer goods manufacturer Johnson Johnson updated their site in Geel, Belgium, to PAS-X V3.1.5. The Geel site plays a key role for Johnson & Johnson: In this plant, the company manufactures important active pharmaceutical ingredients, for instance for cancer medication, that are then processed further in other facilities around the globe.

"Johnson & Johnson has already implemented Werum's PAS-X in some plants," says Anje Vermeiren, Senior Manager Manufacturing Systems of Johnson & Johnson. "After operating the previous version for about two years, we have updated the PAS-X system in Geel in order to benefit from the improved out-of-the-box product functionality, such as enhanced Master Batch Record functions, easier ways of reviewing Electronic Batch Records – and enriched handheld functionality."

In Geel, PAS-X is in operation as full-blown MES in several areas of API manufacturing and the product warehouse. A total of about 300 employees uses the PAS-X system.

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 more than 700 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.

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Dirk Ebbecke

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Werum IT Solutions GmbH

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