Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, March 22, 2021 – IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction management, and validation (EPCMV) services, announces its partnership with Grantek through Grantek’s Partner Program to advance Industry 4.0 and Pharma 4.0™ solutions to their life sciences clients.
Grantek, a leading manufacturing business consultant and systems integrator, is launching a partner program for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) firms. This program will allow Grantek’s clients to benefit from the solutions provided by industry leading EPC firms. The work done by EPC firms is an excellent complement to the solutions Grantek delivers to manufacturers in the Life Sciences/ Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverage and CPG industries. IPS is the first EPC firm to join this program, with other firms expected to be named partners in the future.
IPS is a global provider of technical consulting, architecture, engineering, project controls, construction management, and CGMP compliance services for technically complex pharmaceutical development and manufacturing facilities worldwide. IPS’ focus on the life sciences industry results in a deep understanding of the unique challenges their clients face due to industry-specific regulations and guidance that impact the rate of adopting Pharma 4.0™, the extension of Industry 4.0 principles to the life sciences manufacturing process. Partnering with Grantek offers expanded consultative solutions to mitigate their challenges and advance their platforms.
“With the changes in marketplace centered around industry 4.0 advancements, never before have partnerships and collaboration been this important. With IPS joining this partner program, Grantek can jointly deliver greenfield implementations that embrace Industry 4.0 from the beginning of the process.” said Ian Tooke, Chief Strategy Officer at Grantek. “Our manufacturing clients will benefit from this cooperative approach as they build new facilities. Grantek will continue to offer clients consultation services around Industry 4.0 in greenfield facility design.”
Grantek has provided large-scale solutions in numerous industries, including food & beverage, pharma/life sciences, and consumer packaged goods. Grantek focuses on smart manufacturing, automation and industrial IT. Solutions include Manufacturing Execution System (MES) implementation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) integration and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects.
“IPS is excited to join Grantek’s partner program. This partnership is at the nexus of Industry 4.0 and Pharma 4.0™. IPS and Grantek will be able to jointly serve clients from the onset of their greenfield project through requirements workshops, technology selection and full integration of systems – both at the new facility and across the entire organization.” said Mark Butler, IPS President and Managing Director, Americas.
For over 40 years, top manufacturers in Food & Beverage, CPG and Life Sciences/ Pharmaceuticals have called upon Grantek to solve their most complex business and manufacturing challenges. Grantek automates Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage manufacturing operations, including integration with business systems for seamless solutions. Grantek helps customers meet the stringent requirements and challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Grantek’s team of professionals located in 17 offices across the globe deliver solutions to complex problems in Smart Manufacturing, Industrial Networking, Automation and Industrial Safety. For more information, visit www.grantek.com.
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