Company Overview

Our mission is provide high quality services and deliver performance excellence to the industry helping our customers attain their business goals.

We provide process consulting services by a well understanding of the client needs, harmonize the implementation of technical requirements and engineering principles and regulations. EPM activities are developed with the highest quality standards, in a cost-effective way, a safe and efficient working environment and accomplishing the ultimate goal of total satisfaction of our clients.

Company Services

Project Management

We can manage your project for a true owner representation and place ourselves at the owner’s position to represent your interests and help complete your project on time within budget. Our Project Manager’s Team can provide you with:

Project Coordination and Planning
Cost Control and Tracking
Cross Functional Team Development
Project Tracking and Development
Coordination of Project Activities
Scheduling
Resource Loading Control
Contractor Selection
Administration

Integration

The services provided by EPM are not limited to specific solutions of a system. We know that it is essential to integrate functions of different systems to have a complete solution. The following are the main provided Integration services, which allow us to provide a complete solution satisfying the clients need:

Applications Connectivity: HTTP, Serial, OPC, Modbus, Industrial Communication
Virtualization: VMware (ESX), Windows Hyper-V
Computer Networking: Multi-Platform Network Configuration, Ethernet TCP IP, VLAN Configuration, Wireless Communication, Device Level Ring (DLR)

Validation

EPM also offers many years of validation work experience in industrial plants. EPM can provide validation services on a stand-alone basis, working with the client’s validation staff, supplementing or complementing their efforts. EPM offers a variety of validation services during the different phases of a project implementation as follows:

Qualification Protocols, Test Scripts, Standard Operations Procedures, Tests Execution, Final Summary Reports, Conduct Risk Assessments, Systems Periodic Reviews, Systems Retirement Plans, Applicability of GAMP Methodology, Systems Documentation Control through the system life cycle, Equipment Utilities and Facilities Commissioning and Qualitifcation and Decommisioning

Software Development

EPM complements the services provided with the development of customized applications tailored to the client business needs. We work together with the client defining the key functions required and will advice on how would be the most effective way to achieve it.

Development Platforms: Visual Basic, C++, C#, Java, ASP.NET, SQL, HTML, Custom Applications: DCS and PLC Interfaces with other systems, Reporting Tools (i.e. Batch Reports, Configuration, Test Forms, etc..), Customized Databases including web based reporting and maintenance tools, Automated Recipe Generation Tools for control systems, Automatic Batch Data Archiving Tools, Transition from Paper to Paperless

Automation

EPM provides services and support to a wide variety of automation systems, distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers and data historian systems. We offer Migration, Administration, Maintenance and Configuration Services. Some of the main systems that we support are:

Distributed Control System: DeltaV (up to version 14) and PROVOX
Programmable Logic Controllers: Allen Bradley PLCs, Modicon and Siemens
Data Historian Systems: AspenTech – InfoPlus.21 & Batch.21, OSI PI and Automsoft -Rapid.

MES

The actual business needs requires fast response time from the different areas and systems to still competitive in the actual world. Manufacturing Execution Systems has become one of the most important areas for the business competitiveness, in which is required continuous and fast communications among the systems and departments.

EPM will work with you defining your business needs and select the most appropriate MES solution. The MES solutions can be a set of custom or applications, a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) application or a combination of them. If you already have a MES solution installed, we can help you to optimize the system capabilities.

Projects

Biotech and Aseptic Area

  • Bioreactors
  • Refrigerators and cryostorage containers
  • Harvest centrifuges
  • Filtration and chromatography
  • Autoclaves
  • Lyophilizator
  • Fermentors
  • Clean utilities

Drug Product
Area

  • Mills
  • Cryogenic Mills
  • Blenders
  • Coaters
  • Table Press
  • Encapsulation
  • Fluid Bead Dryers
  • Laser Drills
  • Manufacturing Rooms Environmental Conditions Monitoring

Active Product
Area

  • Reactors
  • Filters
  • Dryers
  • Centrifuge
  • Hydrogenation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Product Transfer Systems
  • Purified Water Distribution
  • Scrubbers
  • Heat Exchangers

Utilities and Solvent Recovery Area

  • HVAC
  • Chillers
  • Boilers
  • Nitrogen
  • Compressed Air
  • Breathable Air
  • Power Generators
  • Emissions Control
  • Distillation Column
  • Fuel Distribution