Combined expertise to help customers in China and India meet new industry regulations
Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 27, 2012
– ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and system integrator Zenith Technologies announced today that they will work together to develop and implement automation solutions that will help life science customers in China and India meet new regulatory and product safety requirements.
Headquartered in Cork, Ireland, Zenith Technologies is a leading Global Automation and MES Engineering company which focuses exclusively on the life science industry. ABB will collaborate with Zenith to implement solutions based on ABB’s market leading System 800xA and Freelance automation systems, for the growing life sciences industry in China and India. ABB and Zenith will also deliver solutions that use ABB’s PAT (Process Analytical Technology) and MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) technology.
Increasing governmental regulations, and new requirements that mandate compliance with Food & Drug Administration (FDA) standards and other food safety regulations have made it imperative for life sciences companies in China and India to be able to accurately track products at all points in the manufacturing process to ensure high quality and safety.
“ABB’s field-proven automation solutions, combined with Zenith’s expertise in implementing systems designed to meet these validation requirements, will help our mutual customers in this region improve their overall process and product quality, and meet current and future regulations,” said Tobias Becker, head of ABB Control Technologies. “Our collective knowledge can help our customers better understand how these requirements impact their manufacturing process and what steps are needed to comply with them.”
Zenith Technologies is a leading Global Automation and MES Engineering company providing high-value, innovative, reliable and technically-advanced automation and MES solutions to the Life Science and other industries. Zenith Technologies has 14 offices located across Europe, Asia and the US with headquarters in Cork, Ireland
ABB (www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people.