Digital Asset & Maintenance Management Webinar

March 12, 2024

With over 250 attendees on the day, it was a great opportunity for industry professionals to discuss the latest trends and innovations in Enterprise Asset Management and facility digitization. ‍This session was a golden opportunity for maintenance, calibration, and asset management professionals looking to level up their operational efficiency within mission-critical facilities.

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Indoor GIS for Enhanced Safety & Alarm Response White Paper

January 3, 2024

Discover how the integration of PlantQuest's Asset & Alarm location technology drastically reduces critical response times by up to 72%, transforming emergency response and safeguarding both lives and assets in complex industrial facilities. Experience the advantage of PlantQuest's system in transforming EHS workflows. Learn how PlantQuest has removed all evacuations in a leading pharma facility leading to a substantial Return-On-Investment, setting a new benchmark for operational efficiency.

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Leading Pharma Company Transforms Mobile Asset Tracking Globally

December 18, 2023

PlantQuest has partnered with a major pharmaceutical company to improve mobile asset management, integrating its technology into the client's US and European facilities. This collaboration has led to substantial operational efficiencies and annual savings of €995,000 per anum at a key site. The solution offers real-time asset tracking, interactive maps, and dynamic alerts, tailored to each facility's needs. Initially applied in four facilities, there are plans to expand to six more by 2024, showcasing the significant impact of this technological advancement in the pharmaceutical industry.

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PlantQuest EHS Case Study Webinar

November 21, 2023

Watch back our latest EHS Case Study webinar and learn how one of the world's leading pharma facilities has transformed their EHS and ERT workflows.

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Plant & Process Digitization: Asset & Calibration Management Webinar

October 12, 2023

PlantQuest recently collaborated with CompuCal, industry leaders in Calibration management software to host a webinar on Plant & Process Digitization: Asset & Calibration Management. You can watch it on demand below. This webinar is a golden opportunity for engineering professionals looking to level up their operational efficiency.

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Feature Update - September 2023

September 29, 2023

PlantQuest has introduced two updates to its platform: the "View Asset Photos & Videos" feature and Advanced Layer Integration. Users can now visually capture and manage asset photos, helping to expedite task planning and execution. Additionally, the advanced layering capability offers a dynamic overlay of data onto facility maps, such as room types, live IoT data, and permits, enriching decision-making and safety.

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Intelligent Asset Mapping White Paper - Maintenance & Facilities

September 15, 2023

In today's fast-paced manufacturing sectors, operational efficiency and safety are crucial. PlantQuest's intelligent asset mapping tackles challenges like staff turnover, resource wastage, and data silos. It enhances efficiency, streamlines tasks, and offers quick ROI. Real-world cases show significant cost savings and reduced downtime.

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Pharma Maintenance Reloaded Conference Europe

July 27, 2023

We are excited to be attending the Pharma Maintenance Reloaded Conference in Berlin on September 24th-26th. It’s been an exciting year so there’s lots for us to talk about. Come catch us at Booth 22 and meet our team!

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Medical Device company from Waterford Ireland adopts PlantQuest Platform

June 7, 2023

PlantQuest are delighted to welcome a new medical device client from Waterford, Ireland. The facilities emergency response team will use PlantQuest to instantly locate and navigate to alarms and EHS assets resulting in reduced response times, downtime and a more productive working environment.

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Digital Transformation – Building Solid Foundations in the Life Science Industry

May 18, 2023

Featured by the ISPE, PlantQuest Director outlines how digital initiatives are becoming increasingly abundant and important, but many large organizations, particularly in the life science sector, struggle to implement and roll out these initiatives successfully. A common reason for this is that digital transformation efforts often fail to successfully move from the boardroom to the plant room, resulting in a disjointed user experience with limited success. To address this issue and ensure the success of digital transformation, it is crucial to focus on building a solid foundation before introducing advanced features.

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Delays in Emergency Response Times: The Hidden Cost to Safety and the Bottom Line

April 24, 2023

When an emergency occurs in an industrial setting, every second counts. Whether it's a fire alarm, a spill, or an accident involving personnel or equipment, a prompt response can mean the difference between containing the situation and watching it spiral out of control. In environments where safety is paramount, response time can be a critical factor in preventing injuries, protecting assets and products, and minimizing downtime and financial losses.

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Unleashing the Power of Industrial Mapping Solutions

April 17, 2023

Mapping solutions provide a comprehensive way to visualize and manage these assets, streamlining operations and improving communication. This article discusses the benefits of mapping solutions in large facilities, key considerations for adoption, how PlantQuest is revolutionizing digitization for green and brownfield facilities, and potential ROI from implementing such solutions.

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A PlantQuest Implementation Overview

April 12, 2023

PlantQuest solutions are optimized for both green and brownfield environments due to its modular design, and multitude of deployment methods. With a typical deployment lasting 10 weeks, with little to no boots on the ground required.

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Worlds largest pharma company adopts PlantQuest across facility portfolio

April 3, 2023

A commitment to helping global Life Science facilities run safer, more productive facilities underpins every PlantQuest deployment. Be it saving workers 1,000s of hours per year locating assets & navigating their site, reducing alarm response times, or ensuring workers have the all the information they need to make smart efficient decisions. It was no different when PlantQuest deployed its EHS module within one of Europe's leading pharmaceutical facilities.

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PlantQuest are delighted to welcome a new pharma client

April 3, 2023

PlantQuest are delighted to welcome a new pharma client from North Carolina, USA. Spread across a 40-acre campus, the multi product manufacturing facility will use PlantQuest to transform their site's operations. Given the level of investment occurring in North Carolina, we look forward to working with many more of the pharmaceutical facilities in the area in the not so distant future.

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PlantQuest Product Tour Webinar

March 2, 2023

Watch back the PlantQuest Product Tour hosted by PlantQuest Director Gerard Carton on March 15th. Among others, Ger walked attendees through the benefits of mapping your facility and adopting a Google Maps-type solution. PlantQuest’s ability to save you and your team 1,000s of hours per year locating assets and executing work and reduce the time it takes to locate & respond to alarms by 75%. The typical return on investment our clients enjoy and the speed at which PlantQuest can deliver them

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PlantQuest to exhibit at the BioPharma & Lifesciences Connected Conference - Cork, Ireland

January 5, 2023

Demonstrating how PlantQuest can help improve your operational efficiency, the PlantQUuest will be exhibiting at the BioPharma & Lifesciences Connected Conference on January 25th, in the Radisson Blue Hotel in Little Island, Cork, Ireland.PlantQuest Managing Director Ger Carton will also be providing a session on the day titled “Digital Transformation - From the Boardroom to the Plantroom” where I will focus on the challenge of transferring products and services as they are sold in the boardroom, to the real world use cases out in the Plant.

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5 Ways That Asset Mapping Helps Operational Efficiency

November 18, 2022

With operational efficiency being the measurement of resource allocation, large process facilities are looking at ways of increasing the efficiency of their resources. More often than not facilities are looking to do so through the use of asset mapping. Asset mapping is the process of mapping the assets within a facility and exposing them to teams, contractors, and emergency responders alike. Trends are starting to show that facilities are looking to map a range of assets. These include EHS, calibration, production, and facility among others. In this information guide, we outline 5 Ways Asset Mapping Can Help Operational Efficiency and how you can begin your own asset mapping journey with PlantQuest.

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PlantQuest CEO Ger Carton Talks about "Digitising the Brownfield"

October 21, 2022

With over two decades of experience working across various disciplines within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, and Oil & Gas industries, Ger Carton is no stranger to the challenges and opportunities faced in digitising brownfield facilities. The co-founder and CEO of PlantQuest, a software company for pharmaceutical and other large process facilities to transform their sites operations with intelligent mapping, shares his learnings and experiences in the matter.

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PlantQuest Demo Videos

May 24, 2022

Used by the words leading pharmaceutical companies, the PlantQuest desktop & tablet applications aid in reducing the time it takes to complete workflows and responding to alarms across facilities.

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The Connected Factory - StartUp Nation Podcast

February 4, 2022

Our CEO, Ger features on the current StartUp Nation Podcast. Ger is interviewed by Conor to discuss what's been happening with PlantQuest over the last 12 months and what the future holds.

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Latest Feature: Interactive 360 degree view of your Facility

March 21, 2022

The PlantQuest product team have been busy working on our latest feature giving users the ability to launch from their PlantQuest map into an interactive 360° view of their facility.

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Finding the Digital Edge - PlantQuest Feature in the Irish Building Magazine

December 16, 2021

We were recently featured in the Irish Building Magazine about Finding the Digital Edge. Ger Carton & Tom Daly, Co-Founders, PlantQuest, set out to create digital workflows that supported their team’s highly regulated project delivery - sourcing Bluebeam was just what they needed to grow whilst maintaining strict team collaboration.

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PlantQuest features in the IAM's (Institute of Asset Management) Winter Magazine Knowledge Base for Asset Location

December 16, 2021

Thank you to the IAM (Institute of Asset Management) for featuring an article and case study penned by our CEO, Ger Carton in their Knowledge Base section of their Winter 2021 magazine issue. Responding effectively to emergencies within large plants means getting to them fast. PlantQuest has delivered a mapping solution for one of the world’s top three pharma companies. CEO Ger Carton explains

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PlantQuest's CEO Ger, featured in Start Up of the Month by Silicone Republic

October 18, 2021

We were pleased to be chosen to feature in Silicone Republic's Start up of the Month. Their editor Elaine Burke interviewed our CEO, Ger Carton about PlantQuest's expansion, challenges and goals for 2022!

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Take Control of your PlantQuest Solution with our New Management Portal

October 3, 2021

Introducing our latest addition to the PlantQuest Suite. Having spent the last number of months enhancing our product offering in line with our customers feedback and desires, we have recently completed the development of the new “PlantQuest Management Portal”. The portal gives clients the means to self-manage their assets, devices within the field, and its users keeping it current and up-to-date. In turn, putting the correct critical information into the hands of those that need it, when they need it.

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PlantQuest in Helsinki for World's largest Tech Event - Slush 2021

December 9, 2021

We had a fantastic time at Slush last week! Thanks to Enterprise Ireland Nordics for inviting us along with 5 other innovative and disruptive Irish companies. Here is our CEO, Ger explaining why Slush is an important event for us.

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Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) welcomes PlantQuest as new member

September 7, 2021

We are pleased to announce our membership with Irish Manufacturing Research. PlantQuest will be working with the IMR to carry out further feasibility studies and R&D, enhancing our product offering. We're delighted to be on board. We look forward to working along with the experienced team at IMR.

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How much time are you wasting looking for equipment?

August 4, 2021

Hundreds of hours are wasted per year! Discover PlantQuest’s research into this ‘hidden’ issue.

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The PlantQuest Advantage - Global Leader in Asset & Equipment Location, Navigation and Tracking Software

June 14, 2021

We look at the Current Situations in most Large Facilities versus the advantages of using the PlantQuest solution - with it's unique asset location and navigation software.

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New technologies yield up to 30% in maintenance cost reductions - Digitise your Site Operations

May 27, 2021

Highlighting a significant McKinsey and Company report regarding the Digital Transformation within Maintenance Services including Asset Location technology.

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PlantQuest Quarterly Newsletter

April 27, 2021

Check out our latest Newsletter where we highlight some of the best Events to attend within the Pharma and Oil and Gas EHS and Asset Management sectors. We provide you with some interesting articles, blogs and podcasts relating to these sectors and including the all important digital transformation topic. There's also updates on how we as a company are moving forward and much more...

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No deviation and PlantQuest partner to track critical equipment in large-scale pharma manufacturing and industrial facilities

February 23, 2021

We are very pleased and proud to announce our partnership with No Deviation. No Deviation are a patient-centric solution provider for the Pharmaceutical Industry. This partnership will enable pharmaceutical companies with large process facilities to navigate and find fixed assets faster, through a bespoke digital map, which will reduce risk and save time, increase safety, and maximise productivity.

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Streamline and Optimise all Asset Management Operations and Activities within your Facility.

February 23, 2021

Save time and resources by getting your people to where they are required efficiently and safely, improving all maintenance routines, including Preventative & Corrective Maintenance, Hazardous Area Inspections, Vendor Site Visits etc

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Industry Spotlight Series:

January 21, 2021

This month we take our focus to the Pharmaceutical/BioPharma Sector - where PlantQuest's Asset Management & ERT solution ensures all large plant Pharma's improve quality, business continuity and certainty.

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Making It Work: Irish map start-up to expand after deal in Singapore

December 17, 2020

Our CEO, Ger Carton spoke to the Business Post last week about his journey in business so far and how PlantQuest is leading the way in EHS, ERT & Asset Management software.

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