Determining the ROI from MES; West Pharma takes the plunge

Manufacturing Execution system (MES) technology offers drug companies a number of benefits, enabling paperless batch recordkeeping.  However, the technology is not inexpensive and may not be for everyone. (Click here for an article on determining the ROI of any pharma MES system,by Ross Benson, a non-vendor expert in MES implementation). It's not an investment to be taken lightly.  But just read that the contract manufacturer, West Pharmaceutical Services, has just decided to install Werum's MES at all its North American facilities, as reported in ProcessingTalk. -AMS