Solutions

We have a solution for everything – and the corresponding experience. In our current seven areas of expertise, we are at your disposal with our comprehensive know-how.

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Software

Software

With our PAS-X Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and 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

Handling

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

Inspection

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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Deep learning with Seidenader Eject-X

Packaging materials

Packaging materials

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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Services

You need help with a specific product or have questions about one of our areas of expertise? Take advantage of our extensive range of services, we will support you quickly and easily.

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Packaging materials

Packaging materials

The demands on pharmaceutical packaging are high: it should be forgery-proof and childproof, but also compact and sustainable. Find out here how we make packaging future-proof.

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About us

We at Körber in the Pharmaceuticals business area are the people to contact when it comes to pharmaceutical products. As a leading system provider, we advise our customers from the development and production to the inspection and packaging of their products.

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Consulting

The consulting team:
Our experts for your success

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Jörg Erdmann – Managing Director

After receiving his diploma in computer science at the University of Karlsruhe, Jörg Erdmann started his professional life in 1994 as a software engineer.

In 1996 he moved to Propack Data GmbH, Karlsruhe, and since then he has been active in the life science industry. With the acquisition of Propack Data by Rockwell Automation, he acquired various positions in projects throughout Europe. He spent several years as Business Manager of Life Sciences, responsible for the strategy and commercial results of the Life Science segment for the Rockwell Automation MES and Automation portfolio.

Jörg Erdmann initially managed international customers’ projects in the Consulting division. From October 2019, he has been responsible for the Manufacturing Consulting area.

Jörg Erdmann has been the CEO of the Consulting division of the Körber Business Area Pharma since March 2020.

Rainer Hofmann – Business Director MES

After studying mechanical engineering and completing his postgraduate studies as an industrial engineer, Rainer Hofmann started his career at Propack Data in Karlsruhe in 1995.

His first phase as a project engineer was followed by managing several MES projects for well-known national and international pharmaceutical clients, as well as carrying out duties and responsibilities in product management. Starting in 1999, he was the team leader in the Project Services division.

In 2002, Rainer Hofmann joined T-Systems International GmbH as a Senior Consultant for supply chain management. His tasks were topic responsibility and development as well as, team leader in automotive retail. His last job at T-Systems was accompanying the planned implementation of SAP R/3 in close cooperation with SAP AG.

Rainer Hofmann has been responsible for the MES Services division of the Körber Business Area Pharma since April 2007.

Stefan Münch – Business Director Validation 

Stefan Münch completed his degree in computer science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in 1991. After working for several years in the automation and robotics area, he was employed in 1997 completing various roles which lead to increased responsibility at Propack Data GmbH where he served customers in the Life Science industry. After Propack Data’s acquisition by Rockwell Automation, he was appointed as the Campus Quality Manager for software product development with responsibility for the quality and testing of a Manufacturing Execution System.

In his first two years at the Consulting division of the Körber Business Area Pharma, he worked as Head of QA / Validation for Körber’s Track & Trace business.
Furthermore he is an active author, speaker, and trainer for various topics like software development, validation, and data integrity. Currently Stefan Münch is a member of the ISPE, and a member of the GAMP D-A-CH steering committee. 

Stefan Münch has been the head of Validation & QM since the beginning of 2020.

Philipp Kläsle – Business Director Switzerland

After finishing his B.Sc. in Informatics at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and his M.Sc. in Business Information Technology at the HTWG Konstanz — University of Applied Sciences, Philipp Kläsle started his career in 2011 as a consultant in the Consulting division. In this role, he supported MES projects for our Swiss customers.

From 2013 he was the head of the team in Bad Säckingen and in 2015 he became the first employee at the Consulting division’s Swiss location. In addition to supporting various customers as a consultant and project manager, he is the point of contact for several key accounts. He has been the head of the Swiss subsidiary as an authorized signatory since 2016.

Philipp Kläsle in the head of the Swiss location in the Consulting division of the Körber Business Area Pharma and is responsible for its business in Switzerland.

Michael Völlinger – Business Director Consulting

After studying Information Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Michael Völlinger worked for the Consulting division in various positions for more than six years. He was subsequently responsible for global serialization for Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the USA at Grünenthal GmbH for about three years. He is a certified Senior Project Manager (IPMA® Level B) and is also familiar with logistics topics.

Michael Völlinger is head of the department Projects and Consulting of the Körber Business Area Pharma including strategic areas like MES, Track&Trace and Augmented Reality. 

Dr. Martin Printz – Vice President Sales & Marketing

Dr. Martin Printz completed his studies in physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU Munich) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) before earning his doctorate as part of the CMS experiment at CERN in Geneva. The focus was on big data, interfaces, and software development. At the beginning of 2016, he joined the Consulting division of the Körber Business Area Pharma as a project manager to coordinate MES rollouts for international clients. In 2017 he built up the serialization business, which he managed successfully until the end of 2019. He also acted as the lead consultant responsible for global rollouts and for one of the biggest global generics manufacturers. At the beginning of 2020, Printz was responsible for business development, where he established new markets, partnerships, and business areas.

Dr. Martin Printz has been the Vice President of Sales & Marketing in the Consulting division of the Körber Business Area Pharma since September 2020.

Harald Gromer - Head of Finance & Controlling

Harald Gromer started his career at Propack Data GmbH in Karlsruhe in 1999.

In 2001 he was a member of the team that started Systec & Services GmbH and made a significant contribution to the commercial establishment and expansion of the organization. Harald Gromer’s area of responsibility steadily grew as he guided the process of integration into the Körber Group.

As the authorized signatory today, he is responsible for the areas of Finance, Controlling, Procurement, and Administration.

About us

Whether it’s software-supported pharmaceutical manufacturing, packaging and automation solutions or inspection systems for the healthcare sector, we are the right people to talk to about solutions, products, and services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.

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Our services

We set up your Manufacturing Execution System to optimize and d ensure that your products conform to the authorities’ requirements. We help you generate and analyze data. In short-terms: We optimize your business processes and find hidden potentials.

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