Zenith Technologies Delivering Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Automation, and Process Control
Zenith Technologies produces software systems for the life sciences industry, specialising in delivering manufacturing execution systems (MES), automation, and process control solutions for the management and control of manufacturing plants to improve operational effectiveness.
Helping clients stay competitive and compliant to industry requirements, Zenith Technologies operates across five continents from 16 offices. The company is made up of more than 700 skilled engineers, which mentor and support clients worldwide with around 5,000 combined years of engineering expertise.
Zenith Technologies also provides serialisation solutions in partnership with Sea Vision.
Complete project lifecycle management for operational excellence
Through Zenith Technologies’ philosophy of customer partnering, it drives operational excellence throughout the entire lifecycle, from initial consultation, to project implementation, commissioning, and qualification. The company also provides on-going maintenance, learning, and support to ensure complete project lifecycle management.
Zenith Technologies’ expert engineers and consultants deliver a range of solutions for automation, process control, and MES technology platforms. This high-quality service operates within the company’s quality management system (QMS), which was designed in accordance to ISO:9001 and good automated manufacturing proactive (GAMP) requirements.
Skilled advisors for performance improvements, compliance with industry standards, and reduced costs
Zenith Technologies provides advice and guidance to help improve manufacturing plant performance, while ensuring procedures are fully compliant with industry international and domestic regulations. Working with nine of the top ten pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, the firm provides cost-effective solutions that combine Zenith’s vast industry knowledge with comprehensive design methodologies and technology implementation.
MES system integration and consultancy
The installation and consultancy of MES is a core focus of Zenith Technologies and the company has a wealth of expertise in regards to supporting projects, implementing solutions, and the practical application of services to life science companies. Zenith specialise in monitoring performance and serialisation, ensuring overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), and managing electronic batch records. These activities can help deliver productivity gains of more than 25%.
Automation automation systems and process control of life science manufacturing plants
For more than 18 years, Zenith Technologies has provided automation systems to life science companies. The introduction of automation produces many benefits, including more efficient production, increased control, and higher quality product. Zenith works with its clients to ensure each automation product is successfully integrated into pre-existing procedures for a smooth, timely, and cost-effective solution.
Examples of the systems provided by Zenith Technologies are:
- Serialisation and traceability
- Batch manufacturing
- Distributed control systems
- Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
- Programmable logic controller (PLC)
- Quality management (QM)
Management services for validated manufacturing IT systems
Zenith Technologies’ managed services helps ensure manufacturing IT systems are validated, efficient, and effective. The company assists with product QM, achieving high-quality throughput, risk-assessment and management, compliance to regulatory requirements, and optimising data, as well as information integrity, maintenance, reducing ownership costs, and providing extensive system reports.
These management services provide Zenith’s clients with automation support and are part of a proven business model, used by a wide range of companies since 2006. With lower costs and improved reliability, Zenith’s robust commercial models are customised for each client to ensure a personalised solution.
Life scence manufacturing performance improvements across full lifecycle
Zenith aims to improve its customers’ performance across the manufacturing process by applying its innovative technologies and industry knowledge. This is achieved by concentrating on the full lifecycle of a solution, which accomplishes significant financial and operational benefits for the company’s customer base, such as:
- Delivering flexible solutions
- Improving operator skills
- Increasing process understanding
- Making performance improvements
- Quality assurance (QA)
- Reduced costs
- Total compliance
Zenith Technologies’ consultants help clients reorganise operational structures and technology systems, as well as optimise performance in core production process to achieve excellence and minimise costs.
Pharmaceutical Serialisation services for drug manufacturing facilities
Zenith Technologies has partnered with Sea Vision to provide services to pharmaceutical and drug development firms wishing to successfully implement a serialisation solution across manufacturing sites. Sea Vision provides its on-the-ground assistance to address any challenges that may arise when implementing the new system, as well as high-quality serialisation software. Zenith brings its strong integration and technical support at a local level.
The two companies will initially offer this service to the US, UK, Ireland, and Germany.
Cloud-based environmental, health and safety (EHS) services
Incidentcontrolroom.com™ is Zenith Technologies’ secure, fully hosted environmental health and safety (EHS) solution available for cloud and mobile platforms. It allows large organisations to effectively manage emergencies and enables efficient communications. The tool also automatically generates incident reports and key performance indicators (KPI).
Global life science training provider
ZT learning is a worldwide provider of online, classroom, and blended learning to life science industry customers. A division of Zenith with more than 16 years of experience, this high-quality teaching platform provides innovative and technically advanced training products that place emphasis on automation compliance, project management, and engineering.
ZT learning aims to provide life science companies the knowledge to optimise, achieve, and exceed overall learning objectives and to help them remain competitive.
Addressing Serialisation Challenges to Achieve Business Benefits and Best Practice Deployment in the Pharmaceutical Sector
With EU and US serialisation deadlines coming closer, companies are realising the benefits of track and trace.
Guide to Selecting the Right Serialisation partner
For most pharmaceutical companies, it is becoming increasingly complex to stay up-to-date with compliant with the evolving requirements and guidance surrounding anti-counterfeiting regulations.
Serialisation for Late Starters
In an industry as vast as the pharmaceutical market, every company is at a different stage of implementing serialisation to ensure complete compliance when new EU and US regulations come into force.
A Combined Approach to Deliver Serialisation Solutions
SEA Vision and Zenith Technologies have formed a global partnership to support pharmaceutical companies with the impending challenge of installing and integrating serialisation across drug manufacturing sites.
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