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Powering Patient Health – Zenith’s contribution to the Life Sciences industry 2018

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Helena Rogers

2018 was a significant year for Zenith Technologies, they celebrated their 20th anniversary, won ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the Pharma Awards and maintained both Great Place to Work and Best Managed Companies status. Zenith also underwent a refreshed of their brand ethos and company values. As Joe Haugh, Zenith’s CEO explained, “Our purpose is now rooted in bringing life changing medicines to patients across the globe. Standing shoulder to shoulder with our life science customers, we are the company that puts the patient at the heart of what we do …as such we are ‘Powering Patient Health’.”

Our contribution in numbers

Our Impact 2018Our annual graphic shows the part we play in the drug development journey and the value we deliver to our customers in terms of meeting their business objectives and patient requirements.

In 2018 Zenith Technologies:

– Successfully completed 1049 projects for life science companies
– Spent over 1.1 million hours on project delivery
– Over 15 global life science companies (with over 120 facilities) benefited from the expertise of their managed services teams

Zenith supported and implemented over 35 technologies across key areas including:

– Distributed Control System (DCS)
– Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
– Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
– Process Analytical Technology (PAT)
– Serialization
– Historian
– Manufacturing Execution System (MES) technology
– Data Analytics
– IIOT & Assisted Reality

New Services

Zenith launched two new services in 2018 to complement our core expertise.

Our global 24/7 Manufacturing IT Support Service provides high quality, multi-platform engineering support across automation, MES, digital and lab IT systems within the life science sector. The service ensures we deliver faster GMP incident response and resolution times when manufacturing IT applications fail or are not running to their optimum capacity.

We also launched a new customised Virtual Manufacturing System Training Service to tackle critical gaps in industry manufacturing software and process training. Our training teams create and deliver bespoke training through state-of-the-art software. The software replicates each customer’s unique manufacturing environment and provides trainees with real-world examples of process workflows.

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Other 2018 highlights

2018 was also a year of significant commercial success and broader industry recognition for Zenith. Our Manufacturing Consultancy service grew by 150%. The consultancy team offers support at all stages of a system life cycle and helps customers to engage, research and plan projects fully to ensure success, reduce risk and deliver good returns on investment.

Zenith was also named ‘Pharma Supplier of the Year’ at the prestigious 2018 Pharma Industry Awards. The Awards celebrate and recognise companies who demonstrate innovation and excellence in the Irish pharma sector. Zenith was awarded the prize in recognition of its partnership with Janssen Sciences Ireland UC to which it has been providing extensive managed services support at two of its manufacturing facilities in Ireland since 2012.

Zenith, believe inherently that their success and growth is not something they achieve alone. Their success comes to partnering with a world leading customer base, as Joe Haugh states: ‘From everyone at Zenith Technologies, we look forward to continuing our journey with you and wish our customers every success in 2019.’

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