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Industry 4.0 technologies critical for India’s pharma supply chains to combat COVID-19

At an online forum, Rockwell Automations’ business leaders deliberated on how Industry 4.0 technologies enabled pharmaceuticals and life sciences manufacturers to deal with the complexity and scale of supply chain challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

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Rockwell Automation recently organised an online forum titled ‘How Industry 4.0 can Strengthen India’s Pharma Sector’ where the company’s business leaders had insightful talks and virtual factory walkthroughs. They also deliberated on how manufacturers in the pharmaceuticals and life sciences sector were able to deal with complexity and scale of supply chain challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic using Industry 4.0 technologies, a company statement said.

It added, “The session also illustrated how manufacturers were able to streamline production of everything from hygiene products and protective gear to medical equipment and vaccines over the last year. It highlighted how new-age digital technologies have played a critical role in global vaccine discovery, production and distribution, despite facing unprecedented challenges with demand and supply shocks and regulatory hurdles at every stage.”

Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India, began the session with a talk on ‘How Industry 4.0 is enabling India to transform itself into the Pharmacy of the World.’ He explained how Indian drug makers and healt