The industry sector is diverse and focuses on production, petro chemistry, electronics and including pharmaceutical. The focus of these companies has been aimed at globalisation, profit, enlarging market share, reduction of operational and cost control.
- Information exchange between health care organisation across the world work closely together with universities and research institutes. The communication between these parties is achieved via the electronic high way.
- Disengaging, to optimize the supply chain existing legacy systems must be opened up, which will make mainframe integration, real-time business integration and automating business processes possible.
- Encoding and marking medicines, is one of the new EU rules. One of the reasons for this new rule is to make products traceable in case a full batch has to be taken out of the market.