SATO, a global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations announced that Brazil-based group company Prakolar SATO was awarded in the labels for packaging materials (Materiais de Embalagem, Rótulos) category by Brazil's Pharmaceutical Industry Syndicate, Sindusfarma. It was the third consecutive year Prakolar SATO was awarded and sixth time in total, making it the most awarded in this category.
The judging is broken down into five commercial categories: packaging materials, raw materials, service providers, machinery and equipment, and quality control materials, equipment, instruments and services. Prakolar SATO was awarded the premium producer of labels for packaging materials.
The top suppliers are selected based on a three-tiered system that comprises online voting from the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry, customer votes, and evaluation of product quality. Product quality is evaluated by an intensive audit of each suppliers’ internal quality controls, factoring in everything from management responsibilities to traceability and validation.
Winning companies must have a quality manual or similar documentation that describes all activities towards ensuring products and services with the lowest possible rejection and rework rate, which directly coincide with the quality, safety, and efficacy of medicines and contribute to the elimination of risk to the health of the patient.
“Prakolar’s sixth Sindusfarma victory highlights the quality and commercial standards and our extreme know-how acquired through hard work, investment and dedication to providing solutions and true innovations for the pharmaceutical industry,” says Prakolar SATO CEO Alexandre Chatziefstratiou.
The list of this year’s Sindusfarma Quality Awards winners can be found here.