November 2020: Applied Materials has acquired Perceptive Engineering Ltd., headquartered in Manchester, UK, a leader in advanced process control and model predictive control in the pharmaceutical industry. Perceptive' s PharmaMV® advanced process control (APC) platform complements Applied Materials’ SmartFactory Rx® portfolio by bringing the value of multi-variate data analysis, model predictive control, and machine learning algorithms to the pharmaceutical industry.
Amos Dor, Managing Director of Applied Materials Pharma noted
"Adding the domain expertise and power of PharmaMV to the SmartFactory Rx Industry 4.0 platform and team, enables the customers we serve to bring powerful new therapies to market with assured quality, higher yields, reduced costs and all with optimized productivity."
David Lovett, Managing Director of Perceptive Engineering commented, "We now have the opportunity, through the combination of the SmartFactory Rx and PharmaMV platforms, to create the next level in digital maturity and manufacturing excellence. We are excited to become part of the Applied Materials family where our passion for innovation in the pharma sector can reach new heights."
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