Press Release

North Star Scientific Corporation Selects EtQ Quality Management Software

FARMINGDALE, NY (07-16-07): EtQ, Inc. has announced the implementation of EtQ Reliance quality management system at North Star Scientific Corporation (NSS) specializes in development of high power RF amplifiers and electronically scanned arrays.

After an extensive review, NSS selected EtQ's Quality Management system to help them implement a robust, enterprise-wide system that will help them maintain compliance with such initiatives as ISO 9001. NSS is a major supplier to a number of government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD). Part of their decision to purchase a solution was the ability to implement a solution quickly and effectively, in order to meet the compliance demands of their customers.

"Understanding the urgent need for a compliance at NSS, EtQ was able to implement a quality management system within a matter of weeks," says Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer at EtQ. "Using EtQ's proven implementation methods and the EtQ Designer graphical administration interface, companies like NSS can create workflows, forms, fields, sections, even the look and feel in a short span of time. No other system in the market offers this level of flexibility and configurability, which is one of the major reasons EtQ is such a great fit for NSS."

EtQ is happy to help NSS and similar companies achieve a high level of compliance, reduce implementation time, and provide a solution that is both robust and flexible for all business initiatives.

About North Star Scientific Corporation

North Star Scientific specializes in development of high power RF amplifiers and electronically scanned arrays. NSS manufactures a variety of capabilities ranging from design and manufacturing. NSS also subjects all designs to rigorous environment testing. Environmental testing capabilities include altitude and temperature chamber and vibration and shock table.

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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