Press Release

Bio-Rad Laboratories Selects EtQ Compliance Management Software

FARMINGDALE, NY (08-03-07): EtQ, Inc. has announced the implementation of EtQ Compliance Management System at Bio-Rad Laboratories, makers of products and systems used to separate chemical and biological materials, and to identify, analyze and purify their components.

Bio-Rad needed a holistic, centralized method of managing quality and compliance, and needed an enterprise solution that would help them to manage Nonconformances, CAPA, and Document Control in an effective, centralized environment. After an extensive review, Bio-Rad selected EtQ's Compliance Management System to allow them to automate their quality process, integrate quality to their operations, and collaborate across the enterprise.

"Bio-Rad Laboratories has been able to use EtQ to help bring their compliance operations to the next level," says Glenn McCarty, Chief Executive Officer of EtQ. "Using EtQ, Bio-Rad has been able to configure the system to meet their specific needs, and integrate with their ERP system, to provide an efficient way of connecting quality and compliance to the rest of the business."

About Bio-Rad Laboratories

Bio-Rad Laboratories has remained at the center of scientific discovery for more than 50 years by providing a broad range of innovative tools and services to the clinical diagnostics and life science research markets. The company is world renowned among hospitals, universities, major research institutions, biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms for its commitment to quality and customer service. It has built strong customer relationships that advance research and development efforts and support the commercialization of new technology, especially in the high-growth fields of genomics, proteomics, biopharmaceutical discovery, food safety and biotechnology education.

About EtQ

EtQ is the leading Enterprise Quality and Compliance Management Software for identifying, mitigating, and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation, and collaboration. EtQ uses best-in-class, integrated modules and enterprise application integration to manage and measure quality and compliance processes and execute organizational change. Key modules within the product include: Document Control, CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action), Audit Software, Complaint Handling, Risk Management, Change Management, Employee Training, Project Management, Nonconforming Materials, Enterprise Reporting, and more than 20 additional compliance-oriented modules. With its world-class flexible workflow, collaborative platform, EtQ has developed a unique niche to support enterprises involved in various compliance management initiatives such as; cGxP (FDA), ISO 13485, ISO 9001:2008, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, AS 9001, TL 9000, OHSAS 18001, RoHS, Sarbanes-Oxley, HACCP, SQF and similar standards for compliance and regulatory management. EtQ has been providing compliance solutions to a variety of markets for over 15 years.

For more information about EtQ, please visit www.etq.com, or to schedule a virtual demo, contact EtQ Inc., at 800-354-4476 or 516-293-0949, or e-mail us at info@etq.com.

EtQ is a trademark of EtQ Management Consultants, Inc. All other product names and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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