Continuous Improvement in Asset Management

Featured in Uptime, Dec/Jan 2016

Read the story of Merck’s journey to improve asset management at its West Point facility.


As an organization, Merck & Co., Inc.’s core values are driven by a desire to improve human life, achieve scientific excellence, operate with the highest standards of integrity, expand access to its products and employ a diverse workforce that values collaboration.

To support these values, Merck & Co., Inc. strives to deliver strong operational performance supported by cost-effective asset utilization over the entire asset’s lifecycle. Merck & Co., Inc., in West Point, Pennsylvania, is a multi-divisional, 397-acre site that produces a diversified portfolio of vaccines and sterile products. As such, asset management is critical to successful, sustainable performance.