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Perigord is the global leader in the provision of high quality artwork and labelling outsource services and management solutions to the Life Science industries.

Release of future proofed Artwork Lifecycle Management System by Perigord leads way for Life Science companies

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Dublin, Ireland, 31 March, 2016.

Perigord has officially launched the latest release of their proprietary innovative software, GLAMS (Global Artwork Management System).  GLAMS 4,  a configurable Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, presents a comprehensive artwork lifecycle management offering, coupled with fully integrated web forms and Business Intelligence Reporting capabilities.

Giving all stakeholders and customers in the artwork management process full control, by linking them through automatic emails and alerts, GLAMS 4’s end-to-end digital workflow allows customers to intelligently search and quickly distribute their artwork assets.

GLAMS - Connecting Stakeholders

GLAMS - Connecting Stakeholders


GLAMS 4 offers a platform for multiple modules and, as it is web based, it is a light touch application, providing future proofed software for Life Science customers.

Keeping the Life Science customer in mind, GLAMS 4 has been developed in compliance with GAMP 5 guidelines, is fully validated and allows 24/7 global access. In addition and in order to deliver a unified environment, GLAMS 4 can be seamlessly integrated to existing ERP/PLM systems.

Speaking of the launch, Perigord’s Head of Professional Services, Sam Cole says “We are delighted to be in a position to launch GLAMS 4. This web based artwork management solution is ready and available to be rolled out in both existing and future GLAMS customers. Our platform is a Configurable Off The Shelf (COTS) solution, enabling exciting upgrades in the future for all customers.

About Perigord

Perigord are specialists in the provision of artwork and labelling outsource services and management solutions to the Life Science Industries globally. Perigord’s unique combination of offerings and technical expertise, coupled with our ability to continually deliver Right First Time artwork, offers the Life Science Industries the perfect solution for outsourced artwork production.

Perigord’s flagship software product GLAMS (Global Artwork Management Software) is a web-based Life Science Artwork Management Solution, developed and designed to control and manage artwork through the artwork lifecycle. 

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Perigord build platform for global growth with significant investment from BDO Development Capital Fund

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Dublin, Ireland, 12 February 2016.

Perigord, a leader in the European life science packaging artwork management sector, today announced it has secured a development capital investment from the BDO Development Capital Fund to accelerate the company’s global expansion.  With the life sciences sector now facing post patent cliff complexities (including unprecedented M&A activity, generic drug proliferation and product serialisation to combat counterfeiting) the pharma packaging sector will witness significant growth in the coming 5 year period. 

Perigord secures global funding
From L-R: Andrew Bourg (left), Investment Director, Development Capital, Sinead Heaney, Investment Director, Development Capital, Alan Leamy (right),  CEO, Perigord

Employing over 100 people, Perigord is aiming to lead new developments in the sector.  From its base in Dublin, which services the European market, Perigord plans to upgrade and open the new hubs in America, Asia and Latin America.  This world-wide footprint will facilitate the creation of a global platform to service the life sciences sector and deliver true global solutions. 

The funding for Perigord was secured from the BDO Development Capital Fund, a fund supported by Enterprise Ireland (an Irish Government Agency), Bank of Ireland and leading Irish Corporates CRH, Glanbia and Glen Dimplex. The Fund invests development and growth capital in ambitious companies to support their export growth plans. The funding will be used to build out Perigord’s global network and respond to existing demand to provide artwork solutions under global supply agreements.

Perigord has a clear plan to realise its ambition to globalise the company and achieve a dominant market share in the highly regulated sector in which it operates.  Competing against multinational competitors, Perigord has successfully built strong relationships with many of the world’s leading global pharmaceutical businesses and the company’s sole focus on the pharma and life sciences industry has enabled it to achieve a compelling competitive market position.

Speaking about the company’s plans, Perigord CEO, Alan Leamy said:

"This investment from the BDO Development Capital Fund will enable us to build on the success achieved to date which is thanks to our team of highly talented & committed people in Perigord, the external support of Enterprise Ireland and the support of our customers.  We look forward to working with our new partners in Development Capital to increase our global scale and service the global life sciences sector as it goes through significant changes in the coming 5 year period.

We have a proven track record with some of the world’s leading pharma companies and we can now build on our European success with expansion right across the world."

Also speaking was Sinead Heaney, Investment Director, Development Capital, who said:

"The BDO Development Capital Fund supports businesses which demonstrate the ambition, capability and strategy to deliver global expansion and achieve market leading positions. Perigord has all these qualities and we look forward to our partnership to assist them achieve their international expansion plans."

Helen Ryan, former CEO of Creganna who is an Advisory Panel Member of the BDO Development Capital Fund also commented

"Perigord is an excellent example of the type of company the fund is seeking to support. The life science sector is experiencing significant growth and we look forward to working with Perigord to unlock this growth potential by assisting the company to build a truly global network."


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Perigord appoints ex Astron CEO as Chairman

Friday, October 31, 2014

Dublin, Ireland. 31-October-2014. Perigord Premedia, a leader in the delivery of outsourced artwork packaging solutions for life science industries has appointed David Mitchell as its non-executive chairman effective from 31-October-2014.

Mr Mitchell founded Astron, a provider of document management solutions and associated business process outsourcing services in 1996, following a management buyout of three print related businesses. He oversaw the dynamic and robust growth of this business leading to its sale to RR Donnelley, the world’s largest print group in 2005 for US $1 Billion. Mr Mitchell is currently a director of UK venture capital firm, 24 Haymarket Limited.

Commenting on his appointment, Alan Leamy, Perigord's CEO stated, ‘We are delighted to welcome David to the board. We are very enthusiastic about working with him and benefiting from his outstanding track record, experience and skills in scaling companies like our own."

David Mitchell commented, "I'm delighted to have been appointed chairman of Perigord. This is an exciting business with innovative offerings which is well positioned to exploit the growth potential for artwork management solutions in Pharma. I have been impressed with the hunger and energy of the management team and I am very much looking forward to working with them in this vital period of their growth journey"

About Perigord

Founded in 1976, Perigord Premedia provide global packaging artwork and software solutions to many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical & healthcare companies. They lead the industry in compliant artwork production services and count 6 of the world's top 10 pharma companies as clients. Perigord’s flagship software product GLAMS is a web-based Artwork Management System that has been developed to manage and streamline the artwork process from concept through to printing. It places total control over artwork assets in the customer’s hands, enabling greater compliance within the clients supply chain process while at the same time accelerating client’s time to market.

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Ireland’s Perigord Group first to achieve new quality standard

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Perigord Group, a global artwork production agency has become the first company in Europe to be certified to PS 9000:2011 for software design and development.  

Dublin, Ireland, 31 July 2012. Perigord Group, a global artwork production agency has become the first company in Europe to be certified to PS 9000:2011 for software design and development. PS9000:2011 has been developed by the Pharmaceutical Quality Group for suppliers of packaging materials and origination/artwork to the pharmaceutical industry.

In addition to software design and development, Perigord’s PS9000:2011 accreditation also covers artwork services, lithographic and digital printing and direct mailing enabling them to offer a unique combined service package to the sector.

According to group’s quality manager Suzanne Ivory, ‘the introduction of artwork management software solutions coupled with innovative artwork services has been a game changer for the pharmaceutical & healthcare industry. At a time when pharmaceutical companies are competing more aggressively for market share, particularly in emerging markets, artwork management software leverages the inherent efficiencies of the internet in a new generation packaging solution that provides pharmaceuticals companies with greater cost efficiencies, reduced lead times and reduced risk of product recall.’

Perigord’s flagship software product GLAMS is a web-based Artwork Management System that was developed to manage and streamline the artwork process from concept through to printing. It places total control over artwork in the customer’s hands, enabling better management of costs and accelerating the customer’s time to market.

GLAMS creates a central online storage area that accepts all files using recognised industry standards, to provide a single point of proof. The system allows all involved parties to participate directly in the labelling and packaging lifecycle to generate artwork in a unified tracking and management flow. GLAMS integrates with all aspects of the artwork life cycle according to and in compliance with relevant industry standards and the customer’s specific needs.

The Perigord group now deliver global services from three artwork hubs, strategically located in Dublin, Connecticut and Singapore which enables them to deliver a 24/7 ‘follow the sun’ service. Their range of artwork services include production & change management, design & creation, image retouching & manipulation, advert creation & digital distribution, automatic artwork generation and template creation and management.

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About the Perigord Group

Founded in 1976, the Perigord Group now provides high quality, cost efficient artwork services and software to many leading pharmaceutical & healthcare companies. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and with artwork production hubs in Dublin, Connecticut & Singapore and sales offices in Sacramento, USA, Christchurch, New Zealand and Sao Paulo, Brazil the group’s pharmaceutical and healthcare customers now account for in excess of 70% of its annual revenue.

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