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    As two of the fastest-growing industries globally, digitization is permeating every sector, from pharmaceutical logistics to entirely new ways of manufacturing products through 3D printing, etc.

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Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industry

The chemical-pharmaceutical industry is the third largest industrial sector in Germany after automotive and mechanical engineering , measured in terms of production and employment, but also in terms of spending on research & development. In Switzerland, both industries combined are the most important sector of the Swiss export economy. The chemical industry alone exported products worth around 21.91 billion euros in 2021.

The industry is strongly characterized by medium-sized companies. In Germany, 92% of companies have fewer than 500 employees. This makes the questions about Industry 4.0 all the more pressing here. Automation and standardization of processes are key issues in the pharmaceutical industry. The networking of physical and virtual objects, robotics and artificial intelligence central topics of the chemical industry. Here, SMEs must adapt quickly in order to survive in the market in the future.

mprofi knows the pitfalls and challenges that these upheavals bring and develops the appropriate strategies for you. Contact us.

Application areas of digitization in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry

The chemical and pharmaceutical industry is one of the most important and innovative industries in the world. Here, products are developed, manufactured and distributed that play a crucial role in people's health and well-being. In light of increasing globalization, rising competitive pressures and changing customer needs, digitalization has become of great importance in this industry.

In the following, we would like to give you an overview of the opportunities and application areas of digitization in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry:


Overall, digitization in the chemical & pharmaceutical industry offers numerous advantages. It can help to optimize production processes, improve the quality of products, reduce costs and increase patient safety. B2B companies in this sector should take advantage of the opportunities offered by digitization in order to remain competitive and future-proof.