Press Release

EtQ's Development Center Receives ISO 9001 Certification

FARMINGDALE, NY (07-12-07): EtQ has announced that its Development Center has received ISO 9001:2000 certification, after an extensive audit conducted by SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance).

EtQ's Development Center is responsible for the development of software platforms and application suites to achieve and maintain compliance with Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety management system requirements. Part of the objectives of the audit were:

  • To confirm that the management system conforms with all the requirements of the audit standard
  • To confirm that the organization has effectively implemented the planned management system
  • To confirm that the management system is capable of achieving the organization's policy objectives

The scope of the audit is the, "Development Center responsible for the development of software platforms and application suites to achieve and maintain compliance with Quality, Environmental Management and Health & Safety management systems requirements."

After conducting a full audit of the quality management system at the EtQ Development Center, the audit team concluded that EtQ has established and maintained its quality management system in line with the requirements of the ISO 9001:2000 standard. No discrepancies were found during the audit.

The audit further concluded that EtQ operates a paperless quality management system in an effective manner. The system includes balances and checks to ensure intended results are achieved. The local management displayed high levels of commitment to the quality management system and customer satisfaction.

A large part of EtQ's success in maintaining a strong quality system lies in the products EtQ develops. EtQ uses its own software to manage and maintain all quality processes, using modules like Document Control, Corrective Action, Meeting Management, Employee Training, Project Management, Reporting, and more. "Internally, EtQ utilizes our own software technology to handle everyday tasks," say Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer at EtQ. "From Sales to Support to Administration, EtQ's Quality Management Software has allowed our entire staff to collaborate and run the business efficiently and effectively. Part of the reason EtQ has been so successful lies in our software's ability to maintain a strong quality system across the enterprise."

EtQ is proud of this achievement, and will continue to operate a paperless management system to ensure the quality, compliance, and customer satisfaction of EtQ's broad range of software products and services. For more information about EtQ's certification please contact Mohammad Nobani at info@etq.com.

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.

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Brenda Percy
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