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With our Werum PAS-X MES - on premise or cloud-based - and our software solutions for analysis, track & trace, networked factories, and intelligent packaging, we are the world's leading supplier and partner to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

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Handling systems

We are specialists for complete handling systems for pharmaceutical and medical products. Our solutions are decisive in the field of contactless and safe transport of e.g. glass syringes.

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As the world's leading inspection expert, we develop solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Our range of products extends from high-performance machines and semi-automatic machines to laboratory units and inspection applications for in-process control.

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We are a leading supplier of packaging machines for liquid and solid pharmaceutical and medical products. With our blister, sachet and stick packaging machines we offer solutions for primary packaging. Our side and topload cartoners set standards worldwide for secondary packaging.

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K.Pak Topload Case Packer

Introducing our latest solution from Körber; the K.Pak Topload Case Packer! Created specifically for the pharmaceutical industry, the K.Pak solution provides operator-friendly machines to complete any production line. Our solution focuses on innovative technology, high-quality design and expert handling and packaging of your product. It’s time to start connecting the dots with Körber!

Packaging solutions

Packaging solutions

As long-standing specialists, we develop packaging solutions for innovative and high-quality secondary pharmaceutical packaging made of cardboard. We offer you solutions for counterfeit protection, standard folding boxes and much more.

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Our experts will advise you during the analysis of your requirements, show you optimisation potential and support you during the implementation of projects in all areas of the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry.

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Arnaud Portet appointed as new Chief Sales Officer Software in the Körber Business Area Pharma

Lüneburg, Germany, 16 April 2024. Körber, the market leader for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in the pharmaceutical industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Arnaud Portet as the new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the software business of the Business Area Pharma. He succeeds Jan-Henrik Dieckert, who took over the role as Chief Operating Officer Software in the Körber Business Area Pharma.

Arnaud Portet, a Sales Executive with over three decades of extensive experience, has been appointed as new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) starting on 1 April 2024. He has a proven track record in the manufacturing and software industry and has served eleven years at a market-leading software company. For the last four years, as Senior Sales Director, he supervised a team supporting customers Global Operations transformation with digital manufacturing and planning solutions. Before that, he held various other executive positions within different industries. With a Technical & Economy Engineering background from the Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany, he enlarged his knowledge with an Executive MBA in Strategic Company Management from Audencia Business School in Nantes, France.

He steps into his role at Körber with a clear vision: “My career has been driven by the pursuit of innovative solutions that meet the needs of our customers’ satisfaction. I am thrilled to continue this customer-centric approach at Körber and look forward to working at the forefront of digital-twin transformation in pharma, biotech, and cell & gene therapy manufacturing, driving growth and fostering strong relationships with our clients worldwide.”

“We are delighted to welcome Arnaud Portet as a member of the leadership team. As a profound software and manufacturing specialist, he is a perfect match for our software business,” says Jens Woehlbier, CEO Software, Körber Business Area Pharma. “His extensive experience in Sales and deep understanding of the manufacturing industry will be instrumental in driving our global market and sales strategies for our PAS-X MES and PAS-X Savvy Suites as well as our comprehensive service offering. We are sure that he will make a significant contribution to the successful and future-oriented further development of our global organization.”

About Körber

We are Körber – an international technology group with more than 12,000 employees at over 100 locations worldwide and a common goal: We turn entrepreneurial thinking into customer success and shape the technological change. In the Business Areas Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain, and Technologies, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire. We act fast to customer needs, we execute ideas seamlessly, and with our innovations we create added value for our customers. In doing so, we are increasingly building on ecosystems that solve the challenges of today and tomorrow. Körber AG is the holding company of the Körber Group.

At the Körber Business Area Pharma we are delivering the difference along the pharma value chain with our unique portfolio of integrated solutions. With our software solutions we help drug manufacturers to digitize their pharmaceutical, biotech and cell & gene therapy production. The Werum PAS-X MES Suite is recognized as the world’s leading Manufacturing Execution System for pharma, biotech and cell & gene. Our Werum PAS-X Savvy Suite accelerates product commercialization with data analytics and AI solutions and uncovers hidden business value.


Dirk Ebbecke
Körber Business Area Pharma
Head of Product Marketing

+49 4131 89000

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