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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

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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Inspection machines


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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Packaging machines

Packaging machines

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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Körber again named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Manufacturing Execution Systems

Lüneburg, Germany, 3 May 2023. For the 3rd time in a row, Körber is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner report that analyzes the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) market and positions companies based on their overall Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.

The pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and cell & gene therapy industry is facing significant challenges and the need for faster delivery of pharmaceutical products to patients as drug shortages threaten patient safety. At the same time the industry needs to continue to deliver the highest quality with decreasing costs. Leaders in the pharma industry embrace digital transformation to achieve operational excellence and win market share in this competitive environment. Within this challenging landscape, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) play a crucial role in the digital ecosystem of manufacturing operations. It is the backbone of digitization in pharma manufacturing.

In the “2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Manufacturing Execution Systems” 18 vendors offering MES solutions were comprehensively and independently evaluated by Gartner experts on their Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, to provide a market snapshot on the MES landscape and help manufacturers select vendors and solutions.

For the 3rd time in a row, the 2023 Gartner report recognized Körber as a Leader for its product Werum PAS-X MES Suite and was placed furthest on the Completeness of Vision axis among all MES vendors.  

Körber’s PAS-X MES has a global footprint with over 1,300 successful installations worldwide and is used by more than 50 percent of the top 30 companies in the industry, as well as by many medium-sized manufacturers. More than 340 manufacturing sites globally rely on this market leading solution to provide live saving drugs to patients.

“PAS-X MES is the market-leading NextGen MES for pharma, biotech and cell & gene therapy that strives to make manufacturing operations available to our customers quickly, cost-effectively, and out-of-the-box,” says Jan-Henrik Dieckert, CSO Software, Körber Business Area Pharma. By providing flexible licensing and deployment options, PAS-X MES helps to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of customers. In addition, the collaborative data analytics platform PAS-X Savvy further accelerates pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, helping clients achieve a 50% reduction in in time-to market. “We believe that this renewed recognition by Gartner acknowledges the critical contribution that our PAS-X solutions make in driving the digital transformation of pharmaceutical manufacturing. By providing manufacturers with the tools they need, we allow them to focus on their core business of providing affordable drugs and saving patients' lives,” says Dieckert.  

View the full report and gain valuable insights into the MES market.
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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems, 26th April 2023, Rick Franzosa, Christian Hestermann

About Körber

Körber is an international technology group with about 12,000 employees, more than 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, Tissue and Technologies, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire.

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 Intelligence 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 Communications

+49 4131 89000

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