Karlsruhe, Germany (ots/PROTEXT) - Propack Data announces that Aventis, a global leader in the Pharmaceutical industry, has selected its Production Management solution ("PMX(tm)") as the Electronic Batch Record system (EBR) for its Drug Product Plants on a global basis. The roll out of the system will initially involve four plants located in France, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. This decision reinforces Propack Data's market leadership position in the pharmaceutical industry for delivering compliant, collaborative, and enterprise-wide solutions that can be deployed on a world-wide basis. Need - As the pharmaceutical industry undergoes a significant consolidation that involves mergers and acquisitions, many companies find it necessary to further improve their efficiency to maintain their leadership position, while maintaining FDA compliance requirements. Aventis has determined that it can achieve superior Returns On Investment by establishing a paperless environment across its manufacturing and packaging operations and leveraging that EBR system with other plant process systems. Solution - To meet its objectives, Aventis has selected Propack Data's PMX(tm) solution. The benefits of this solution will include significant reductions in cycle time and Work In Progress while ensuring the highest product quality and streamlining business processes. Propack Data's PMX(tm) solution is particularly well suited to meet the stated objectives because it can be scaled across multiple sites, it is designed to meet cGMP requirements, and it provides an integration framework for other applications such as enterprise resource planning systems (ERP), Laboratory Information and Management Systems (LIMS), and data analysis tools that will be used. After an in-depth evaluation of solutions available in the Market place, Aventis chose Propack Data's PMX(tm) solution for its Drug Product Plants because it provided the broadest functionality available in a standard configuration, and lower validation and maintenance costs. Greg Guthrie, Global Manufacturing Strategy for Aventis, stated: "Propack Data's strong domain expertise within the pharmaceutical industry, product stability and standard functionality make it the best choice to meet the current and future needs for an EBR system at our Drug Product Plants."
Project - Aventis will deploy Propack Data's PMX(tm) Electronic Batch Record (EBR) solution to its Drug Product Operations. The project is broken down into two phases. Phase 1 will establish common business processes, design and validate a core configuration and set standards and policies for deployment. During Phase 2, the core system will be rolled out to 4 sites. Propack Data's PMX(tm) EBR solution will provide functional support in the following areas: master recipe management, warehouse management and material handling, weighing & dispensing, work instruction management and automated data collection from field devices. About Propack Data - Propack Data provides pre-validated software tools to manage and improve efficiency over the entire drug development life cycle, from research and development (PMX- RDM) to clinical trials (PMX-CTM), and manufacturing and packaging (PMX-MES). Propack's PMX(tm) product line fulfills FDA/CGMP guidelines based on 21 CFR Part 11 regulations, and integrates fully with other corporate applications such as Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP), Document Management Systems (DMS), Decision Control Systems (DCS), and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). Propack Data's products are used by more than ten thousand users worldwide at companies such as Abbott Labs, Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Roche, Novartis, Eli Lilly, Merck AG, and Schering AG. Propack Data's headquarters is located at Vincenz-Priessnitz- Strasse 1, Karlsruhe, D-76131 (Tel: 49/721-9650-6). Its US is located at 2000 Regency Parkway, Suite 375, Cary, N.C. 27511 (Tel: 1/919-465-1741). More information about Propack Data can be found on its website: www.propack-data.com). ots Original Text Service: Propack Data GmbH Internet: www.presseportal.de Contact: Bernhard Thurnbauer Senior Vice President Strategic Marketing & Business Development Propack Data GmbH Phone: +49- 721-9650-720 EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Propack Data GmbH Vincenz-Prießnitz-Straße 1 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany