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Delivering the difference: Know-how and cutting-edge technology

Körber’s Business Area Pharma delivers the difference for companies that need to produce and package medicines quickly, safely, and at the highest level of quality. Thanks to our expertise, decades of experience, and market leadership in many areas, we offer the right solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Pharmaceutical products have to be especially secure. The Business Area Pharma combines intelligent and user-friendly solutions to form a unique portfolio of machines, software, and materials. It also offers independent and expert advice for customers engaged in projects dealing with serialization or Track & Trace.

Körber combines outstanding know-how with cutting-edge technology in order to develop holistic solutions. We are a partner and an internationally leading system supplier of the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. In a regulated industry and a complex market, we support customers not only in the areas of production, packaging, and inspection but also in their implementation of software for the entire process. That creates genuine added value.

The Körber Business Area Pharma is represented at 25 locations all over the world. Our employees ensure that our customers can produce and package medications quickly, reliably, and in top quality. 

From standard applications to complex production-line concepts, we at Körber offer solutions from a single source so that our customers can concentrate on their core business.

Spezialmodul von Seidenader zur Über-Kopf-Prüfung von Produkten: Das Geschäftsfeld Pharma ist einer der international führenden Systemanbieter für die Pharma- und Biotech-Branche.
Special module for overhead testing: The Business Area Pharma is one of the leading international system providers for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
Employees adjusting an inspection machine in the Business Area Pharma.
Stringent supervision: Körber offers machines for the high-performance inspection of ampoules, such as the MS series shown here.

Strong partners under one roof

From now on, the Körber Business Area Pharma brings together the internationally leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies Dividella, Fargo Automation, Mediseal, Rondo, Seidenader, Systec & Services, Traxeed, and Werum IT Solutions under a strong brand: Körber.

1. Packaging and transport

Medications are extremely sensitive products, and their packaging must effectively protect its delicate contents. This requires solutions that are both functional and cost-effective. 

For this purpose, Körber has Dividella and Rondo Solutions, which offer efficient and fully automated solutions for secondary pharmaceutical packaging. The range of products of the Körber Business Area Pharma also encompasses cartoning and blister machines as well as complete solutions for the integration of entire packaging lines so that pharmaceutical products can be securely transported. 

The flexible systems can be easily adapted to meet customers’ extremely varied requirements regarding sizes, impact resistance, and the processing and tracking of products.

Thermoformmaschine mit Tablettendosierung: Effiziente und vollautomatisierte Lösungen aus dem Geschäftsfeld Pharma-Systeme.
A thermoforming machine with tablet dosing: Efficient and fully automated solutions from the Business Area Pharma.

2. Inspection

The production process of medical products requires close supervision. Körber offers secure solutions for such supervision, whether the products in question are vials, ampoules, cartridges, syringes or bottles filled with emulsions, oleaginous or viscous products, lyophilizates or powders. 

In addition, our Seidenader Solutions include equipment for sorting tablets, oblongs, and capsules. We also offer semi-automatic and fully automatic inspection systems that include state-of-the-art image processing solutions. Supplementary processes such as high-voltage and laser technology are used for procedures such as testing the impermeability of containers.

Kontrollmonitor bei Traxeed: Maßgeschneiderte Track&Trace-Lösungen.
A control monitor at Körber: Customized Track & Trace solutions.

3. Consulting and software

We at Körber do everything in our power so that our customers can be successful on the pharmaceuticals market. We offer independent and individual consulting to support customers who are looking for serialization solutions or would like to implement MES (Manufacturing Execution System) projects. 

With regard to software, we offer our Werum Solutions — functional start-to-finish MES solutions for the entire production process. As a result, smooth operation is ensured and the employees’ work is made easier. Thanks to the Werum PAS-X, Körber is a global market leader in the area of MES systems.

4. Tracking

It’s crucial that medication be manufactured efficiently and securely. However, at least as important is the ability to continuously track pharmaceutical products from the production process through transportation to a pharmacy and from there to the patient. This makes it possible to reliably protect these products from counterfeiting, and that in turn benefits the patient most of all. For this purpose, we at Körber also offer customized Track & Trace solutions and support our customers in the serialization of their medications or other products.

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