SEA Vision is a high-quality serialisation technology, specialising in the pharmaceutical sector industry regulations.
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 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 science 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.
Zenith Technologies' ZTLearning eLearning solutions offer a more convenient alternative to onsite and offsite training. They also promote certain environmental and financial benefits to the end-user, such as cost-effective deployment, remote learning and schedule-friendly Cloud-based access.
The life science industry has a strong legacy in data collection and has been embracing Industry 4.0 methodology before the term existed.
The biopharma industry has experienced rapid expansion over the last three decades.
The pharmaceutical manufacturing landscape is progressing as never before, significantly driven by greater connectivity, as well as Industry 4.0.
The Life Science industry has begun to acknowledge the pros of Multivariate Data Analysis (MVDA) over recent years.
Last year was a watershed year for Life Sciences Manufacturing, with themes such as Industry 4.0, Digitalisation, Internet of Things (IoT), advanced analytics and cybersecurity at the vanguard of studies.
Sanofi has won the 2020 FOYA Category for Facility of the Future at their Digitally Enabled Integrated Continuous Biomanufacturing Facility in Frammington, USA.
Last year was a turning point for Life Sciences Manufacturing, with subjects such as Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, Digitalisation, cybersecurity and advanced analytics at the head of considerations.
Biopharmaceuticals are highly intricate drugs, which are blazing new trails in the treatment of diseases like cancer, representing one of the most complex and promising areas of drug development.
For the second year in a row, Cognizant has been positioned as one of the top providers of digital services for life sciences organisations by Everest Group.
At the beginning of 2018, a leading global pharmaceutical company with two facilities in Ireland, which makes bulk APIs for the global market, was facing several challenges due to adverse weather conditions from Storm Emma.
Cognizant has announced that it has agreed to acquire life sciences manufacturing technology services company Zenith Technologies.
Zenith Technologies is proud to sponsor the Swiss Biotech Day in Basel, Switzerland.
Zenith Technologies has launched and released a global 24/7 manufacturing IT support service specially designed to meet the support needs of the life science industry.
Last month, chief executive of Zenith Technologies Brendan O’Regan and members of the Zenith team celebrated after receiving the Cork Chamber 'Overall Company of the Year' award at the Cork Chamber annual dinner in City Hall, Cork.
Zenith Technologies has seen a 150% rise in demand for its consultancy arm services.
Zenith Technologies’ global director of managed services David Staunton and global marketing director at GE Healthcare Scott Ripley discussed the benefits and patient impact of single-use technology with Manufacturing Chemist.
Zenith Technologies recently conducted an industry survey that suggests digital manufacturing is a top priority.
Zenith Technologies' virtual customised training service tackles critical gaps in industry manufacturing software and process training.
Zenith Technology has announced that its global director David Staunton will be hosting a webinar on Industry 4.0.
Manufacturing software provider Zenith Technologies has been named Supplier of the Year at the Pharma Industry Awards.
Zenith Technologies has announced it has been shortlisted in the 2018 Pharma Industry Awards.
This year, Zenith Technologies is celebrating 20 years in business. Over that time, the company has delivered manufacturing software systems to the life science industry that make businesses compliant and competitive.
This year, Zenith Technologies is celebrating its 20th year in business. Over that time, the company has delivered manufacturing software systems to the life sciences industry.
As Zenith celebrates its 20th year anniversary, it has looked at how the careers and lives of some of its long-standing employees have evolved over the last two decades.
Zenith Technologies is dedicated to supporting pharmaceutical companies worldwide in deploying solutions that improve business performance. The team has worked alongside one of the top ten pharmaceutical organisations in the US to oversee the roll-out of a company-wide standard solution for weighing and dispensing.
Zenith Technologies has appointed David Staunton as director of global managed services to help meet increased demand for its automation and manufacturing execution system (MES) services.
In February this year, Zenith Technologies was officially recognised as a great place to work at the 'Great Place to Work Best Workplaces in Ireland' awards in Dublin.
The ISO9001 accreditation demonstrates that organisations have proven their quality management systems (QMS) are as effective as possible through continual improvement and regular assessments. This is especially important for Zenith as a qualified supplier whose reputation for quality is an essential component of its customers' regulatory compliance effort.
Industry research conducted by SEA Vision and Zenith Technology found technology to be the greatest barrier to serialisation success, cited by 28% of respondents.
Industry research conducted in May this year revealed that more than one third (36%) of pharmaceutical manufacturers and contract packagers were not preparing for global serialisation requirements, despite impending deadlines.
In April this year, GE Healthcare Life Sciences announced that GE completed a strategic minority investment in Irish-owned Zenith Technologies.
Pharmaceutical companies in the US and the EU are currently preparing for new serialisation requirements to enter into force. However, a number of companies are under-prepared and are unlikely to achieve compliance in sufficient time.
Zenith Technologies has announced its largest graduate intake at the Cork HQ.
Worldwide system integration company Zenith Technologies is currently looking to take on new engineers.
Zenith Technologies / SEA Vision to Provide Industry Research Results Live in Webinar Pharmaceutical Serialization for Late Starters
SEA Vision has announced serialisation director at Zenith Technologies / SEA Vision US Carlos Machado will host a webinar with SEA Vision Italy's product manager Paolo Landriani discussing how pharmaceutical companies can prepare for long-term compliance of new serialisation regulations.
Zenith Technologies is pleased to announce the appointment of James O'Brien to lead its manufacturing execution system (MES) business to its next phase of growth.
What will 2017 hold? Zenith Technologies has been looking forward to the future and discussing what its industry experts predict will happen.
US and European healthcare industries are changing rapidly, with organisations facing the challenge of adopting new regulations for pharmaceutical serialisation.
Zenith Technologies Present at Pharma Industry Awards, Anti-Counterfeiting and Serialisation, and MES and Process Minds Events
Zenith Technologies are supporting some high-profile events throughout the year, all centred around manufacturing execution systems (MES) and serialisation in the pharmaceutical and life science industries.
Zenith Technologies is a world leader specialising in automation, delivering manufacturing software systems, which help improve the competitiveness and compliancy of your business.
A global partnership of Zenith and Werum IT Solutions will be formed to support manufacturing execution systems (MES) in pharmaceutical companies.
Irish life science technology company Zenith Technologies has appointed Joe Haugh as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences Business and Zenith Technologies Collaborate to Support Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
A partnership between Zenith Technologies and GR Healthcare's Life Sciences business has been announced, which will see Zenith Technologies' methodologies, systems, and libraries offered as a service to GE Healthcare's clients in bioprocessing.
ERP is being used to create and manage the basic plant schedule, including production, material use, delivery and shipping, making information the centre of the operation.
Manufacturing automation first began to develop during the rise of industrial automation over a quarter of a century ago, and since then it has become common place across the majority of industries, including life sciences.
Since the International Conference on Harmonisation identified in their Q10 quality guideline (June 2008) knowledge and risk management as key enablers and tenets of a pharmaceutical quality system, the industry has been exploring mechanisms and principles for their implementation.
Validation is important for data integrity, which is a growing area of concern for life science companies.
'Just in time manufacturing' supports the ideology that the end product never sits in a warehouse.
OEE is a standard industry KPI for measuring productivity and is based on a simple equation that results in a percentage of equipment performance.
Over the last few years, Zenith Technologies has witnessed year on year growth, in terms of offerings, global reach, revenue and the number of employed skilled professionals.
Zenith Technologies are proud sponsors of the Pharma Awards 2015.
Zenith Technologies will be attending Bio International Show from 15-18 June 2015.
Keith Bowen is writing about the differences between MES and ERP using his experience of implementing ERP and MES in a highly regulated industry such as life sciences.
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