Grantek Project Named 2021 ICC Discover Gallery Finalist by Inductive Automation

September 21, 2021

Grantek Project Named 2021 ICC Discover Gallery Finalist by Inductive Automation

Inductive Automation has named a Grantek project a 2021 Ignition Community Conference (ICC) Discover Gallery finalist. The Discover Gallery is a video showcase of the most exceptional real-world Ignition applications built by the members of the global Ignition community. The 2021 ICC Virtual Discover Gallery is the best place to see world-class real Ignition projects from many industries and countries.

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Par Pharmaceutical worked with Grantek as a part of their corporate data integrity initiative to improve production data quality and regulatory compliance. A Fluid Bed is a piece of equipment used in the pharmaceutical industry to reduce the moisture content of pharmaceutical powder and granules, and the project was to draft corporate data integrity requirements for all control systems across Par Pharmaceutical’s industries, and then develop a new system for the Fluid Bed as a pilot against the new requirements. One Fluid Bed was upgraded to a larger ControlLogix processer and graphics migrated to the Ignition platform, the other Fluid Bed had its PLC-5 equipment and Logic migrated to ControlLogix as well as its graphical interface migrated to Ignition.

Grantek’s Bryon Hayes, Director, Smart Manufacturing Solutions working out of our Burlington, ON office, and Tony Zhang, Manager, Engineering working out of our Allentown, PA office, oversaw this project for our client Par Pharmaceutical. With more than 40 years of experience in the US generic pharmaceutical market, Par Pharmaceutical provides unparalleled experience to their partners. These partners benefit from Par Pharmaceutical’s well-established reputation for quality, compliance and customer service. Par Pharmaceutical has been the authorized generic partner of choice for more than a decade for innovator companies and brand product marketers. Par Pharmaceutical offers high-quality, highly complimentary, US-based contract manufacturing services, and looks for drug delivery expertise and an understanding of US generic requirements in their partners.


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