Werum IT Solutions AG and OSIsoft Partner to Provide an Integrated MES Solution to the Life Sciences Industry

Werum IT Solutions AG and OSIsoft Partner to Provide an Integrated MES Solution to the Life Sciences Industry

May 08, 2014 12:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SAN LEANDRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Werum IT Solutions AG and OSIsoft recently entered into an OEM relationship which will see Werum's PAS-X Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for the Pharma and Biotech industries imbed OSIsoft's PI System technology as its underlying Real-Time data infrastructure.

The PAS-X Historian, powered by OSIsoft's PI System, will be used to collect and organize data from various instruments, SCADA systems, and other data sources to enable PAS-X to take advantage of the Real-Time data management and integration capabilities of the PI System. Under the agreement Werum IT Solutions will be able to directly provide its customers with the PAS-X Historian powered by OSIsoft's PI System. Further enhanced usage of additional PI System capabilities outside of those provided by the PAS-X Historian under the OEM agreement will also be available to customers via additional licensing from OSIsoft.

Commenting on the new agreement, Martin Otterson, Senior VP Sales, Marketing and Industry at OSIsoft stated, "OSIsoft is very excited to further extend our partnership with Werum with this new OEM agreement. Over the years we have witnessed how our joint solutions have benefited customers in the Life Science Industry and this new agreement makes it even easier for customers to take advantage of these world-class solutions. Combining the power of the PI System Real-Time data infrastructure together with Werum's market leading MES solution will enable our customers to more rapidly drive innovation and continuous improvement throughout their business."

"We are proud to announce our new OEM agreement with OSIsoft," says Robert Welter, Head of Department for Product Management at Werum IT Solutions AG. "The PAS-X Historian, powered by OSIsoft's PI System, is another building block that makes PAS-X a comprehensive standard product with all functionalities provided out of the box. With it, we can offer our customers a solution for fast implementation from a single source that results in improved total cost of ownership."

About Werum

Werum IT Solutions AG is the internationally leading supplier of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Its PAS-X software product is used by 17 of the world's top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech companies in more than 700 installations. Founded in 1969, the IT company employs more than 400 people at its headquarters in Lueneburg, Germany, and at nine other locations in Germany, France, Switzerland, the United States, Japan, and Singapore. For more information take a look at our websites at www.werum.com and www.pas-x.com.

About OSIsoft, LLC

OSIsoft (www.osisoft.com) delivers the PI System, the industry standard in enterprise infrastructure, for management of real-time data and events. With installations in over 110 countries, the OSIsoft PI System is used in manufacturing, energy, utilities, life sciences, data centers, facilities, and the process industries. This global installed base relies upon the OSIsoft PI System to safeguard data and deliver enterprise-wide visibility into operational, manufacturing and business data. The PI System enables users to manage assets, mitigate risks, comply with regulations, improve processes, drive innovation, make business decisions in real time, and to identify competitive business and market opportunities. Founded in 1980, OSIsoft, LLC is headquartered in San Leandro, CA, with operations worldwide and is privately held. Learn more about OSIsoft and the PI System at www.osisoft.com.

Kellie Vahlsing, +1 510-877-4419
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Werum IT Solutions
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