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 solutions

Software solutions

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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The consulting team:
Our experts for your success

Find out more about the management of the Consulting division.

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 - Vice President MES Operations

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 - Vice President Validation & Qualification

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 - Vice President MES & Process Management

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 - Vice President Global Operations

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. 

Marty O'Boyle - Head of Consulting North America

After receiving his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida, Marty started his engineering career as an applications engineer specializing in pneumatic, hydraulic, and electromechanical design. In 1999, he joined Klockner-Medipak Inc, in Clearwater, FL as a packaging machinery project engineer.  When Körber purchased the Klockner-Medipak companies, the Clearwater office was reorganized into the North American Sales and Service Hub for all Körber Pharma machinery OEMs, and Marty fulfilled a variety of roles over a twenty year period (Project Engineer, Project Manager, Validation Engineer, Technical Sales Director, and Technical Director for North American Operations.

In 2019, Marty founded a pharma engineering consulting firm which specialized in pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging support and supported clients in the pharma and biopharmaceutical industries.  Consulting projects included packaging sustainability evaluations, capital equipment project support, turnkey line integrations, and CQV support.

Marty returned to Körber Pharma in April of 2023, to the North American Consulting Team.

Sabine Hobich - Human Resources Business Partner 

After completing her studies in Business Administration at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences Sabine Hobich worked in the role of commercial director in various industries and different company sizes since 2002.

As Human Resources topics have always been her passion, Sabine Hobich is focussing her skills in the area of coaching and developing managers and employees. Living and implementing diversity day by day is one of her key drivers.

Sabine Hobich has been HR Business Partner for the Consulting division of the Körber Business Area Pharma in Germany and Switzerland since 2021.

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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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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