Press Release

Oakley Inc. Selects EtQ Reliance Quality Management System

FARMINGDALE, NY (02-14-07): EtQ, Inc. has announced the implementation of EtQ Reliance at Oakley, Inc., makers of high-end eyewear, ski goggles, and accessories for active lifestyles.

Oakley selected EtQ Reliance after an extensive review, and chose EtQ for their ability to be configured, without programming to meet their specific business needs. EtQ's flexible workflow technology allows Oakley to create a quality system environment that matches their business needs.

"Using EtQ, Oakley has been able to configure the system to adopt not only their business processes, but go even further by configuring the look and feel of the EtQ Reliance product," says Morgan Palmer Chief Technology Officer at EtQ. "Using EtQ's robust configuration utilities, Oakley was able to create a QMS that matches the corporate look and feel, creating a seamless application that matches their corporate website, existing business systems, and the overall Oakley philosophy."

EtQ looks forward to continued success with Oakley, Inc. as they utilize EtQ Reliance for their quality management system.

About Oakley, Inc.

Oakley, Inc. makes high-performance sunglasses and goggles for the sports and fashion sunglasses market worldwide. Its line of eyewear sells from the mid-level to upscale range and features high-tech designs, including interchangeable, high-optical clarity lenses and damage resistance. Oakley operates a handful of its own retail stores (O Stores and Oakley Vault outlets) and others -- totaling more than 220 locations worldwide. The company also offers a line of athletic shoes, as well as watches, apparel, and accessories.

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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