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Québec, 25 October 2018 – OPTEL GROUP’s commitment to creating a better world by securing the global supply chain has been lauded by Ireland’s prestigious 2018 Pharma Industry Awards.

OPTEL was awarded the prize for Supply Chain Achievement on the strength of a submission outlining the development of its Intelligent Supply Chain™, which combines the company’s recognized traceability expertise and the power of cutting-edge technologies such as cloud-based computing, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

“OPTEL has been serving the pharmaceutical industry for close to 30 years, providing the technology to ensure that consumers receive safe, authentic, high-quality medications,” said president and founder Louis Roy. “We are grateful to be recognized for our contribution to public health and to the strength and sustainability of the Irish pharma sector.”

OPTEL is the world’s leading supplier of traceability solutions and the only company with the ability to provide end-to-end traceability at every step of the supply chain. On the pharmaceutical front, the company’s technologies can stop counterfeiting, preventing patients from taking ineffective or harmful medications and saving thousands of lives every year.

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From left: Craig Butler, Marketing Manager, OPTEL Ireland; Paul Leamy, CTO, Perigord Life Science Artwork Solutions; and Michael Butler, Senior Account Director, OPTEL Ireland.


ABOUT the Pharma Industry Awards

 Founded in 2014, the Pharma Industry Awards recognise and celebrate the most original and innovative individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence in the Irish Pharma sector.

Past winners comprise a ‘who’s who’ of the leaders driving the sector and our judges, which include international figures of substance, ensure that if you win an award it really does mean you are the best.

​The awards cater for entrants ranging from researchers and marketing strategists to process and formulation engineers, from campus start-ups to the biggest names in the Pharmaceutical industry. The Pharma Industry Awards will provide opportunities for companies that develop key therapeutics and drugs, CROs, plant production designers, engineers and their employees to have their achievements recognised.

Being shortlisted for a Pharma Industry Award is an achievement in itself and gives you the chance to showcase your strengths to the whole industry. It is also the perfect opportunity to get in front of and make valuable contacts with our expert panel of judges. And of course, there’s the beautiful trophy which the successful entrants will take away on the night.