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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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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!

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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’s Werum PAS-X named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems 2021

Lüneburg, Germany, 10 June 2021. The technology group Körber is pleased to announce that it has been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for its market leading Werum PAS-X MES for pharmaceutical, biotech and cell & gene therapy manufacturing. PAS-X is modular and cloud-ready, built for collaboration and integration and offers powerful capabilities for data visibility and analytics.

The industry leading Gartner report Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems recognizes leading MES vendors, based on Gartner’s evaluation criteria analyzing the Completeness of Vision and the Ability to Execute. Leaders combine the uppermost characteristics of vision and thought leadership with a strong Ability to Execute. Leaders in the MES market are present in a high percentage of new MES deals, and they win a significant number of them. They have robust core MES and offer reasonable capabilities in extended MES/MOM areas (Manufacturing Operations Management). Specialized in pharma and biotech, Körber’s Werum PAS-X has successfully asserted itself in the overall MES segment.

“MES Leader for pharma, biotech and cell & gene – we are delighted to have received this outstanding recognition from Gartner, the leading global research and advisory company,” says Jan-Henrik Dieckert, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Software, Körber Business Area Pharma. “With our Werum PAS-X MES Suite and Werum PAS-X Intelligence Suite, we are continuously developing our offering to drive the digitization of industry and facilitate our customers' business. For example our customers will benefit from the use of artificial intelligence, electronic GMP archives, digitization in cell and gene therapy, digital twins in process characterization, data collection and analysis as well as shop floor integration.”

Jan-Henrik Dieckert, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Software, Körber Business Area Pharma

With Werum PAS-X MES, the Körber Group has offered an MES for pharma, biotech and cell & gene. Körber’s Business Area Pharma combines a unique portfolio of integrated solutions along the pharma value chain. Customers benefit from easy access to integrated solutions and complementary products from the entire area of competencies from a single source: consulting, inspection, handling, packaging machines and materials, track & trace, and software. 

If you want to learn more about Werum PAS-X MES, please request your free demo.

Gartner Disclaimer

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems, 30 March 2021, Rick Franzosa, Christian Hestermann

About Körber

Körber is an international technology group with about 10,000 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 Tobacco, 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 pharma, biotech and cell & gene factories. The software product Werum PAS-X MES is recognized as the world’s leading Manufacturing Execution System for the pharma & biotech industry. Our data analytics and AI solutions accelerate product commercialization and uncover hidden business value.


Dirk Ebbecke
Körber Business Area Pharma
Head of Global Marketing & Communications Software

+49 4131 89000

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