Honeywell acquires MES firm Performix

Honeywell (NASDAQ:HON) will integrate manufacturing execution system (MES) software offerings from Performix Inc. into its portfolio of offerings for life science companies.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Houston, Texas–based Performix specialized in creating MES software for pharma and biotech companies.

Late last year, Honeywell announced its intent to acquire privately-held Sparta Systems (Atlanta), a provider of quality management software, for $1.3 billion.

Honeywell’s life sciences strategy is to offer a comprehensive software suite that can integrate multiple systems into a single manufacturing ecosystem, according to Ujjwal Kumar, president of Honeywell Process Solutions. “Honeywell can now offer customers a tailored solution designed for their specific industry that combines process automation, production management, quality management and data analytics into a single software suite,” he said in a statement.

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Novatek requalified as a supplier for Boehringer Ingelheim’s aseptic manufacturing facilities

Environmental monitoring software developer Novatek (Quebec, Canada) has extended its partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim. In particular, Novatek has announced that it has won reapproval from the drugmaker to use its software in its human pharma, animal health and biopharmaceutical aseptic (sterile) manufacturing sites internationally.

“We are excited to announce that Novatek is requalified as an approved supplier of Boehringer Ingelheim for Novatek’s Environmental Monitoring Software around the world,” said Mazda Famili, vice president quality at Novatek International, in a statement. 

Ingelheim, Germany–headquartered Boehringer Ingelheim is the world’s largest private pharma company.

Boehringer Ingelheim selected Novatek as an approved vendor and partner in 2017. 

Novatek’s software supports the management of multiple critical aspects within quality-controlled environments. Novatek’s environmental monitoring management software supports labeli…

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