ATS Corporation today announced that it has acquired Odyssey Validation Consultants Limited, an Ireland-based provider of digitalization solutions for the life science industry.
Odyssey will join ATS’ Process Automation (PA) Solutions business, a leading provider of automation and digitalization solutions for the process and manufacturing industries. Odyssey’s strong focus on supporting customers in the life science industry in their compliant digital transformation and journey to cloud, will help accelerate PA’s strategy to drive validated production process improvements through digital solutions. This acquisition allows PA to expand its value proposition in the highly attractive life science end-market through delivering qualified and validated digitalization and automation solutions.
“Odyssey’s strong expertise in computer system validation and cloud-based software solutions can be offered to our existing customers in the life science industry as a value-add to our current platform, AI and ML-based software solutions, advanced data analytics capabilities, and domain knowledge,” said Dr. Christian Debus, President of PA. “Together we can leverage our capabilities and solutions to drive continuous improvement in regulated production processes for our customers across all industry sectors. We welcome the Odyssey team to PA.”
“Digital transformation is playing a key role in accelerating the delivery of new and innovative treatments for patients, with compliance being key for patient safety, product quality, and data integrity,” said Oisin Curran & Fionnan Friel, Founders of Odyssey. “Combining our people and products with that of PA Solutions, along with their global reach, can enable us to accelerate digital transformation in the life science industry and shorten time to market for new treatments for patients.”
Founded in 2015 and based in Kildare, Ireland, Odyssey is a provider of digitalization solutions for the life science industry with a strong focus on computer system validation, facilitating the journey to cloud through fully compliant cloud-based platforms and compliant ‘fit-for-purpose’ software solutions. Visit the company’s websites at https://www.odysseyvc.com and https://www.compliantcloud.com for more details.
About Process Automation Solutions
Process Automation Solutions GmbH is one of the leading, manufacturer-independent suppliers of complete automation solutions for the process, manufacturing, and automotive industries. As a strong partner, PA’s 1,400 automation experts in Europe, America, and Asia support their customers during all phases of automation from planning to implementation and commissioning – and if desired, throughout the entire lifecycle of the plant through aftersales service. Visit PA’s website at www.pa-ats.com.
About ATS Corporation
ATS Corporation is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world’s most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services including pre-automation and after-sales services, to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, food & beverage, transportation, consumer products, and energy. Founded in 1978, ATS employs over 6,500 people at more than 60 manufacturing facilities and over 80 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The Company’s common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ATS.