Honeywell has agreed to acquire privately held Sparta Systems for $1.3 billion. Sparta Systems is a leading provider of enterprise quality management software (QMS), including a next-generation SaaS platform, for the life sciences industry.
The acquisition further strengthens Honeywell’s leadership in industrial automation, digital transformation solutions and enterprise performance management software.
Honeywell will leverage its global presence, Honeywell Forge and Sparta’s expertise to introduce new, integrated solutions, including QMS offerings, for life sciences and adjacent industries. Honeywell’s customers will benefit from advanced digital QMS solutions to help them proactively achieve better quality, which results in improved new therapies, faster time to market, better business and patient outcomes, and effective regulatory compliance.
Sparta Systems serves more than 400 customers, including 42 of the world’s top 50 pharma companies and 33 of the top 50 medical device companies.
Honeywell has provided the world’s leading drug manufacturers and biomedical firms with consistently innovative advancements in automation technologies, systems and services for more than 30 years.
Sparta’s AI-enabled software as a service (SaaS) quality management software (QMS) offering will combine with Honeywell Forge – an industry-leading enterprise performance solution – and Experion Process Knowledge System to significantly enhance value for life sciences customers in the U.S., Europe and Asia.