Central Pharma announces strategic partnership with Supply Chain Wizard

Global contract packaging organisation (CPO), Central Pharma, has partnered with digital innovation firm, Supply Chain Wizard, to transform its digital operations.

The partnership gives Central Pharma access to the latest IoT technology solutions through Supply Chain Wizard’s fully integrated digital factory suite, which includes solutions for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) tracking, scheduling and digitally logging production related information.

The state-of-the-art tools, designed specifically for primary and secondary packaging operations, will allow Central Pharma and its customers to make data-driven decisions and increase overall production efficiency and productivity across its blistering, powder and container lines.

Alwyn Smit, Chairman of Central Pharma, said: “Partnering with Supply Chain Wizard will help drive our business toward achieving its goal of having a world class manufacturing status. Our new facility in Ireland will be a digital factory, the Supply Chain Wizard team have been excellent in getting their software up and running which has added value to our daily operations at our UK production facility. All of our customers will benefit from having digital access to our production lines.”

“Supply Chain Wizard is already a recognised and trusted leader when it comes to transforming manufacturing and packaging operations by utilising the latest digital technologies. We’re really looking forward to working with their expert team," added Mr Smit.

By transforming its processes digitally, Central Pharma aims to continuously improve its operational and quality processes for new and existing customers.

“We are very excited to partner with Central Pharma in their transformation journey in both UK and Ireland, and happy to see great progress towards a more digital future. This partnership has the potential to become a digital transformation success story and a model digital factory showroom for manufacturing companies to visit & learn from Central Pharma’s experience," Explained Evren Ozkaya, PhD, founder and CEO of Supply Chain Wizard.

“Central Pharma is a client and partner with one of the most innovative mindsets and high aspirations to create a competitive advantage through digital transformation, and we hope this is the start of a long and successful relationship.”

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