Technology to Drive Production Efficiency and Manage Quality at New LIFE Nutrition Factory in Germany
OFFENBACH, Germany, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that it has been selected by B. Braun, a leading global manufacturer of healthcare products, to provide process control solutions for a new factory that will produce clinical nutrition and infusion therapy solutions. The Leading Infusion Factory Europe (LIFE) Nutrition plant, now under construction in Melsungen, Germany, is designed to enable B. Braun to double production capacity of these life-critical products.
Honeywell's Experion(R) Process Knowledge System (PKS) will be used at the LIFE Nutrition site to control production processes, optimize production output and maintain quality control standards. This is the second significant project undertaken by Honeywell for B. Braun; four years ago Honeywell was involved in the development of B. Braun's LIFE1 factory.
"Honeywell's proven technology and experience with LIFE1 made it the obvious choice for the LIFE Nutrition project, which represents an important and significant expansion of our business," said Thomas Gaebler, Vice President Global Process Engineering for B. Braun. "The pharmaceutical and batch features within Experion PKS combined with Honeywell's ability to execute specific applications fit our requirements perfectly. We have also had strong service in the past from Honeywell's seasoned and skilled local team."
B. Braun will use Honeywell's Experion as the centerpiece of the LIFE Nutrition factory's production system. Experion streamlines production by allowing plants to unify process, production and bu
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