Repligen

Repligen is a bioprocessing-focused life sciences company bringing expertise and innovation to its customers since 1981. They are inspiring advances in bioprocessing through the development and commercialization of high-value products and flexible solutions that address critical steps in the production of biologic drugs.

Information

Industry
Biopharmaceutical
Location
US, Netherlands, Japan
Company size
250 – 500 employees

About Repligen

Repligen is a bioprocessing-focused life sciences company bringing expertise and innovation to its customers since 1981. They are inspiring advances in bioprocessing through the development and commercialization of high-value products and flexible solutions that address critical steps in the production of biologic drugs. Answerthink teamed with our United-VARS partners, CTAC (The Netherlands) and Cresco e-Solution (Japan) , to assist with the global rollout of this project.

Project Overview: Global implementation using United VARs

Key Challenges

  • High-growth, global company, with multiple out-of-date and non-integrated legacy systems
  • Legacy master data not sufficiently robust or well-controlled for the requirements of the corporation

Key objectives

  • Operate the global corporation on one integrated system, for efficient operations and one version of the truth analytics
  • Phase 1: Wide-scope go live with the core Massachusetts facilities, including HQ
  • Phase 2: Implementation in US, Japan and The Netherlands – live August 2020

Project highlights

  • Answerthink’s first wide-scope implementation of S/4HANA’s embedded analytic and other Fiori apps (> 200 apps)
  • Complex infrastructure hosted on AWS with High Availability and Single Sign-On
  • Comprehensive scope including Finance, Purchasing, Extended Warehouse Mgmt., Sales and Distribution, Production, Quality, Service, ProcessWeaver and integration to Salesforce
  • Greenfield implementations with consultant team remote

Benefits

  • Fully integrated system with improved business process flows
  • Platform for continued global growth and development
  • System support for operational excellence and continued improvement

Why SAP

  • Integrated, global-capable system with contemporary user interface and embedded analytics
  • Preconfigured solution built on SAP Best Business Practices for Life Science Industry
  • Answerthink client references in the Life Science and Pharmaceutical Industry

United VARs members assisted with local implementation

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