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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PAS-X MES Suite: Producing drugs safely and efficiently

For your efficient and error-proof production: Our world-leading Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Suite PAS-X controls, monitors, and documents your processes digitally and in real time throughout the entire manufacturing cycle.

Körber’s PAS-X MES Suite enables you to reduce the error rate and the manufacturing costs. In addition, you can shorten time-to-market and increase efficiency for your company.

PAS-X MES covers the entire production cycle of the pharmaceutical, biotech, and cell & gene therapy industries — from process development and commercial production to packaging. The production management system includes all important functions for manufacturing in a modular way. PAS-X can be implemented out of the box and smoothly integrates all surrounding IT systems via standard interfaces.

PAS-X MES in the cloud with AWS and Azure

Körber offers a flexible approach to PAS-X MES cloud deployments designed to meet our customers wherever they are on their journey to cloud. We have partnered with two leading cloud service providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s Azure, to deliver solutions that ensure security, reliability, and high availability.

Whatever your cloud hosting preference – whether it's your private cloud or our fully managed Software as a Service (SaaS) option – we have a proven track record of delivering a mature, GMP-compliant MES solution in the cloud.

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New PAS-X MES 3.3: Leading the transformation of manufacturing operations with our NextGen MES

We have launched our latest MES version: PAS-X MES 3.3 Suite, the market-leading NextGen MES for pharma, biotech and cell & gene, bringing together over 30 years of expert domain knowledge with leading IT technologies to provide a GMP-ready product that is built for the future of the industry.

“The future of MES is now!”

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Best practice: Novo Nordisk leads cloud-native manufacturing with NextGen PAS-X MES

Driven to deliver medicines to patients faster with more agility, Novo Nordisk is leading the pharma industry’s technology advancement by bringing MES to the cloud through their strategic partnership with Körber. Körber’s PAS-X MES 3.3 Suite will be deployed in Novo Nordisk’s private Azure cloud infrastructure to implement MES faster than ever. 

As an early adopter, Novo Nordisk and Körber are working closely on the development and deployment of PAS-X MES 3.3 to ensure the success of this cutting-edge program. So far, this close partnership has enabled PAS-X MES to be on a massive scale already.

With PAS-X MES 3.3 at the center of Novo Nordisk’s Pharma 4.0 digital ecosystem, the company will be able to bring best-of-breed applications with out-of-the-box capabilities tailored to GMP production to manufacturing sites across the world – globally empowering workforces and increasing manufacturing productivity. 

Körber has developed PAS-X MES 3.3 as a solution that will continue to evolve with market needs through a continuous evolution stream support model that will allow Novo Nordisk to continuously bring new functionality into production. This approach to application lifecycle management ensures that the company’s systems can adapt as technology continues to improve while still meet productivity demands today. By leveraging the integrated intelligence and analytics products, Novo Nordisk ensures to get the most out of their manufacturing data to further drive efficiencies.

PAS-X covers the entire manufacturing cycle

PAS-X MES digitizes, controls, and documents all of your production processes.

PAS-X MES from Körber has established itself as the leading MES for the pharmaceutical, biotech and cell and gene therapy industries. It is used by more than 50 percent of the top 30 companies in the industry worldwide, as well as by many medium-sized manufacturers.

Körber has been recognized repeatedly as a Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Manufacturing Execution Systems. Pharma, biotech and cell & gene therapy companies rely on our manufacturing software that brings together over 30 years of expert domain knowledge with leading IT technologies, drives cloud-native and SaaS operations and offers powerful capabilities for data visibility and analytics.

PAS-X users constitute the world’s largest MES community in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Via our PAS-X Community many of our customers actively participate in the further development of the software - thus ensuring that our product always bundles the most successful methods from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

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Why MES in your pharma factory

How a state-of-the-art Manufacturing Execution System saves time, saves effort and avoids risk in your pharma factory.

Selected functions of PAS-X MES Suite

PAS-X Scheduler

Pharma companies are forced to adapt their production to a schedule-oriented operating model. Synchronizing operations with supporting activities requires a tight integration of scheduled activities with the actual as-is status of the production – as provided by PAS-X Scheduler.

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PAS-X Weighing & Dispensing

Weigh and dispense input material digitally and exactly in accordance with the recipes, thanks to PAS-X Weighing & Dispensing. This makes your weighing and dispensing processes more precise, more efficient, and more fail-safe.

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PAS-X Electronic Batch Recording

Does your production process follow highly complex master batch records? If so, PAS-X Master Batch Records simplifies your processes by means of digital documents, while PAS-X Electronic Batch Recording ensures reliable execution.

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PAS-X Equipment Management

Easy administration and monitoring of cleaning procedures and statuses. PAS-X Equipment Management is a comprehensive set of licenses covering all equipment-related requirements in pharma and biotech.

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By utilising PAS-X KPI, you can consistently obtain accurate answers, with transpa­rency, therefore enhancing your Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE).

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PAS-X Track & Trace

Effectively combat counterfeit drugs. The serialization solution PAS-X Track & Trace enables regulatory authorities and customers to seamlessly track the path and identity of your medical products at any time.

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Interview: Lupin's journey to Pharma 4.0

How to introduce new technologies into pharma manufacturing and ensure adoption throughout the organization? Watch our video exclusive interview with Dr. Rajiv Desai, Executive President Global Quality Head at Lupin and learn from your peers.

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Interview: Cipla’s digital transformation journey

Interested to learn more about the digital transformation of India’s 3rd largest pharma company? What were the biggest hurdles and how were they addressed? Watch our exclusive interview with Geena Malhotra, President & Global CTO at Cipla and benefit from her advice.

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Your benefits

Faster product launch

Time-to-market reduced by almost two thirds

Right First Time

98% zero defect production right from the first use

Full compliance

Meets all requirements of approval authorities

White Paper: 5 benefits of using an MES for pharma and biotech

How to save time and effort and avoid risk in your pharma or biotech production.


Case Study: IDT Biologika

CDMO IDT Biologika drives digitization with PAS-X MES from Körber


Save time and avoid risk

More details about how PAS-X MES will help you digitize your production can be found in this brochure.

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Newsletter: PAS-X News 2022

PAS-X extended: We are entering a new dimension with our PAS-X software products, content and services. Read more about our offering and our latest customer projects.


PAS-X Savvy Suite

Manage, visualize, and analyze your process data with the help of PAS-X Savvy – in real time and in a collaborative, intuitively usable software environment.

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PAS-X Content Suite

With the PAS-X Content Suite you can quickly set up PAS-X MES for different industries such as pharma, biotech, and cell & gene therapy. For this purpose, our Content Suite provides you with pre-parameterized content supporting you whilst you configure your specific PAS-X MES system.

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Any questions?

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