New partnership to offer traceability-through-serialisation solutions
Published: 26 October 2015 - Lisa Peake
Automation provider Omron and software specialist Adents have recently agreed on a partnership for serialisation applications. The partnership provides support to mutual customers, offering a flexible, quickly deployable and easy-to-use solution.
The solution aims to help fight the immense market of counterfeit products and to enhance consumer safety in accordance with legislation such as the EU Falsified Medicine Directive (2011/62/EU), the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in the USA but also initiatives that enhance food safety, like the Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA).
For machine builders and manufacturers that combine the serialisation software and inspection and automation products offered by Adents and Omron, the partnership offers a robust solution for inspecting, aggregating, managing and exchanging serialised data in the factory internal packaging process.
“Our serialisation standard software platform is designed to quickly interface with IT environments. It easily interoperates with hardware devices and offers a high level of flexibility for our customers”, said Jean-Luc Lasne, Business Development and Alliance Director of ADENTS. “We have successfully worked with Omron on several projects to deliver a joint solution meeting our customers’ specific requirements and gaining their full satisfaction”.
A key benefit for customers is the experience both companies have in providing combined solutions for serialisation applications in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage, cosmetics sectors, as well as various other industries.
“Our customers request a reliable, interoperable and easy-to-use solution that fulfils the many requirements of implementing a serialisation solution today. But that is not enough”, said Gunnar Bischoff, strategic marketing for OMRON Europe. “Equally important is that our solution is also ‘future-proof’ and has the flexibility to adapt, improve and expand in the current volatile environment with new and emerging requirements. And with Adents we have the right partner to help us future-proof our solution.”
For traceability-through-serialization applications, complete stand-alone solutions can be realized with both Adents and Omron solutions integrated. For machine builders and manufacturers the products can also be purchased separately as components for their own solution integration.
Source: Irish Manufacturing