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Quality Management White Paper

Why Quality Matters

The pressure to cut costs, increase margins and invest in transformative technologies often leaves little left to spend on quality. However, these pressures can lead to a status quo approach to quality that can eventually result in compliance problems, damage to brand reputation and revenue losses.

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Quality Management White Paper

Why the Cost of Doing Nothing is a Quality Concern

The fast pace of modern society means that companies who fail to keep up with the latest business trends and technology are in danger of becoming the dinosaurs of the business world. For many, the cost of doing nothing was a slow descent into irrelevance or worse...

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Quality Management White Paper

How to Select a Quality Management System: 7 Key Elements for Successful Implementation

In many organizations today, implementing a software-based quality management system (QMS) is a strategic priority for operational excellence. As demand for QMS solutions grows, so does the vendor landscape, complicating decisions over which choice will ensure a successful implementation and facilitate mission-critical quality initiatives.

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Quality Management White Paper

8 Elements of an Effective Document Control System

Document control software that automates document creation, approval, distribution and archiving is the cornerstone of quality, environmental health and safety (EHS). In this white paper, we look at eight elements of an effective document control system and explore the benefits of using document control to drive operational excellence.

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Quality Management White Paper

ETQ QMS Guide: Time to Drop Paper & Spreadsheet-based Processes

In 2018, United Airlines redesigned its inflight magazine to weigh an ounce less than the previous issues saving the company $290,000 in fuel and operating costs. This perfectly illustrates a paradigm shift within competitive markets; gone are the days of relying on the old company adage, “this is how it’s always been done.” Business leaders now ask, “how can it be done smarter, faster and easier?”

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Supplier Quality White Paper

Supplier Quality is Only as Strong as Your Weakest Link

As your supplier list grows, so does the risk of supplier quality failure. With the potential cost and damage to brand reputation of a single recall, organizations must proactively manage supplier quality.

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The Rise of Quality as a Strategic Initiative: 2020 Survey Results and Analysis

Key Trends and Insights from Survey of C Level Executives, Quality and IT Professionals


Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, ETQ
Nina McIntyre, Chief Marketing Officer, ETQ
Michel Moravia, Product Manager of Quality, ETQ
Nick Metrakos, Solutions Consultant, ETQ

ETQ recently engaged leading research firm, Salloway Associates, to survey 300 C-level executives, quality and IT managers to learn key trends and common challenges with their quality initiatives. Join industry experts and practitioners to learn not only the key findings of this survey, but also the insights and the implications for your organization.

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Move Your Quality Group from a Cost-center to a Profit Center with ETQ Reliance

ETQ Reliance meets you wherever you are on your quality journey by easily integrating with and enhancing your existing business processes to deliver maximum value from your QMS investment. By automating workflows, breaking down data silos and increasing visibility across the quality ecosystem, ETQ Reliance has systematically reduced risk and improved performance for customers such as GE, Subway and Avanos.

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Supplier Quality Webinar

Quality Management in the Real World: Maintaining Supplier Records

Some quality departments and organizations are happy to manage quality with manual, paper based systems. Though this may be a fine process for now, how do they know if an automated solution might be better? Listen to Nick Metrakos to learn if there is a better way for you and your organization to manage quality and how to get started.

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Supplier Quality White Paper

Turning Your Supply Chain into a Powerful Differentiator

Today’s customers are harder than ever to satisfy. Their expectations have increased exponentially as mobile devices and digital channels empower them to maintain complete control of the buying process. For both B2B and B2C businesses, the pressure is on to adapt quickly to changing behaviors and address ever-increasing competition.

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Quality Management White Paper

Why Quality Matters

The pressure to cut costs, increase margins and invest in transformative technologies often leaves little left to spend on quality. However, these pressures can lead to a status quo approach to quality that can eventually result in compliance problems, damage to brand reputation and revenue losses.

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Quality Management White Paper

Why the Cost of Doing Nothing is a Quality Concern

The fast pace of modern society means that companies who fail to keep up with the latest business trends and technology are in danger of becoming the dinosaurs of the business world. For many, the cost of doing nothing was a slow descent into irrelevance or worse...

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Quality Management White Paper

How to Select a Quality Management System: 7 Key Elements for Successful Implementation

In many organizations today, implementing a software-based quality management system (QMS) is a strategic priority for operational excellence. As demand for QMS solutions grows, so does the vendor landscape, complicating decisions over which choice will ensure a successful implementation and facilitate mission-critical quality initiatives.

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Quality Management White Paper

The Automation Guidebook: Top 3 Processes to Automate to Improve Quality Management

Quality professionals recognize that streamlining processes can deliver significant returns, but many are unsure where or how to start. With dozens or even hundreds of processes, automating them all can seem overwhelming. In fact, research shows that while a majority of companies want to automate critical quality processes, less than half of them have actually made the leap.

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Quality Management White Paper

How Manufacturers Mitigate Quality and Safety Risks

Manufacturers face unprecedented threats from every direction including prolonged global trade uncertainties, market volatility, rapidly shifting consumer preferences and more complex supply chains. Manufacturers face increasing levels of risk and the potential negative impact to both the bottom line and brand reputation. Learn how manufacturing leaders manage their toughest quality challenges with ETQ.

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Quality Management White Paper

Learn How Global Electronics Brands Unlock Efficiency & Transform Quality

Customer expectations grow more demanding by the day, creating enormous risks for electronics and appliance manufacturers struggling with not only shrinking product life cycles, but also a roster of more complex products. Learn how ETQ helps electronics leaders manage their toughest quality challenges.

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Quality Management White Paper

8 Elements of an Effective Document Control System

Document control software that automates document creation, approval, distribution and archiving is the cornerstone of quality, environmental health and safety (EHS). In this white paper, we look at eight elements of an effective document control system and explore the benefits of using document control to drive operational excellence.

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Quality Management White Paper

ETQ QMS Guide: Time to Drop Paper & Spreadsheet-based Processes

In 2018, United Airlines redesigned its inflight magazine to weigh an ounce less than the previous issues saving the company $290,000 in fuel and operating costs. This perfectly illustrates a paradigm shift within competitive markets; gone are the days of relying on the old company adage, “this is how it’s always been done.” Business leaders now ask, “how can it be done smarter, faster and easier?”

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Supplier Quality White Paper

Supplier Quality is Only as Strong as Your Weakest Link

As your supplier list grows, so does the risk of supplier quality failure. With the potential cost and damage to brand reputation of a single recall, organizations must proactively manage supplier quality.

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Quality Management White Paper

Turning Your Supply Chain into a Powerful Differentiator

Customer expectations have increased exponentially as mobile devices and digital channels empower them to maintain complete control of the buying process. For both B2B and B2C businesses, the pressure is on to adapt quickly to changing behaviors and address ever-increasing competition.

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Quality Management White Paper

ETQ Guidebook: Improving Quality Through Advanced Analytics

The role of data and analytics is crucial in business optimization strategies. Organizations with a strong data culture can provide insights into supplier quality, manufacturing processes, customer feedback and complaints and problem resolution.

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Quality Management White Paper

Is Your Corrective Action Process Blocking Continuous Improvement?

New product introduction (NPI) is critical to corporate success, particularly for the industrial or manufacturing enterprise. It’s an important lever to improve market share and revenue, defend existing markets against competitors, and improve the customer’s experience. Developing and launching profitable, timely, high-quality products is more important today than ever before.

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Food Safety White Paper

ETQ Delivers Rapid Value to Solve Food & Beverage Quality Challenges

Food and beverage manufacturers today must grapple with a host of issues that impact quality, from rapidly evolving regulatory issues to ever more complex supply chains. In order to stay competitive, food and beverage firms must know how to quickly and effectively respond to this dynamic market landscape.

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Quality Management White Paper

Medical Device Leaders Accelerate Their Quality Journey with ETQ Reliance

Medical device companies are facing an ever-evolving landscape of regulatory challenges and shifting obstacles for marketing products. One of the fastest-growing risks centers on how companies will adapt to the rapidly approaching implementation EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) deadline of May 26, 2020, which will usher in the biggest changes to European device legislation in more than 20 years.

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Food Safety White Paper

Are You Ready for FSMA 2020?

This time, your quality team caught the problem before anyone got sick. Next time, you might not be so lucky. Your manual tracking system is just not up to the task of tracking all of your products to their sources, and even though no one got sick, each recall is costing the company millions in lost revenue, lost good will, and production downtime. You are tired of reacting and want to be able to predict and mitigate risks before they become public-facing.

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Regulatory Compliance White Paper

The FDA Migration from QSR to ISO 13485 and QSIT to MDSAP

The push for medical device innovation is reaching a high point, as manufacturers seek to meet needs around the rising prevalence of chronic conditions and an aging population. These scientific innovations demand new, more flexible regulatory approaches to help speed products safely to market. To keep pace with innovation and ease regulatory burden and compliance, significant, broad regulatory overhaul is taking place around the world.

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Regulatory Compliance White Paper

ETQ Reliance 2019 Validation

Validation is one of the biggest pain points for life science companies when implementing new software into their existing IT infrastructure. Learn how ETQ’s Reliance 2019 Software-as-a-Service solution can help life sciences companies clear existing barriers to validation with ease.

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Quality Management White Paper

Your Guide to Employee Training

Change can scare a lot of people, but in today’s workplace managing change is what keeps people relevant. Employee training is key to most change initiatives. This is important because people are the cornerstone of any successful business operation—therefore the overall success of a business often correlates directly with the knowledge of its employees. This is where the Training Management System comes in.

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Risk Management White Paper

The Risk Management Guidebook: Strategies, Tools for Success

Mergers, company growth, new regulations and standards are making compliance increasingly complex, leaving room for hidden problems to grow in size and cost. To achieve process excellence and secure your brand’s reputation, companies must have a strong grasp of risk within their organization. Risk management provides a critical lever for managing complexity, acting as a universal measuring stick for standardized decision-making in any area of the business.

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Risk Management White Paper

How to Define and Build a Risk Management Strategy for Quality and Compliance Management Systems

Change is the only constant in business. Evolving products, processes and regulations are all driving one another towards faster rates of change, making quality and compliance management more and more complex. Organizations must address quality, safety and compliance, but these efforts can become disorganized with added business complexity. The question becomes, how can companies deliver on mission-critical responsibilities in the face of accelerating change?

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Risk Management White Paper

Risk Management Software

The latest revisions of ISO standards require companies to apply risk-based thinking in their process planning, operations and performance evaluation. To embrace this shift, risk must be considered in every quality activity. Having tools to identify, mitigate and report on risk lets you seamlessly incorporate risk into all processes rather than keeping it a siloed activity. Quality conscious companies visualize, streamline and share their most critical process information to turn risk insight into action that transforms quality and compliance into market advantage.

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Risk Management White Paper

The EHS Risk Management Guidebook: A Practical How-To Guide

Nearly 4 in 5 Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) professionals recognize that risk management is a key factor in achieving EHS goals, yet mitigating risk with technology remains a challenge.

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Regulatory Compliance White Paper

3 Critical Processes for Improving Quality in the Life Sciences

Many Life Sciences professionals see the potential benefit in automating their quality process to keep up with the technology they utilize in their development and manufacturing processes. Recent market research showed that a majority of companies desired automation for critical quality processes like audit management, corrective action and centralized reporting. However, about half (48%) of said companies were not currently using an automated quality solution.

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EHS Management White Paper

Your Ultimate Guide to Employee Safety

The best way to reduce incident rates in your workplace is to create a total safety culture, where employee safety is a company-wide priority. This requires company-wide buy-in, comprehensive training and full communication from the top level down.

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Quality Management White Paper

QMS Guidebook: Selecting, Implementing, and Using QMS Software Solutions

As the world market evolves, product lifecycles are speeding up to accommodate market demand and keep up with competing products. As a result, quality benchmarks need to evolve as well. Risk is fast becoming the benchmark for assessing quality throughout an organization.

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Risk Management White Paper

Getting Started with Risk in ISO 9001:2015

The old mindset of using corrective and preventive actions to deal with adverse events has been replaced with the risk-driven approach, aiming to prevent it from happening rather than recovering once it happens. For those that are new to Risk Management, however, this can be a challenging shift. Not only do business leaders need to understand the latest standard, they need to understand the role of risk and the tools available to them to help manage risk.

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EHS Management White Paper

An Insider’s Guide to Selecting an Environmental Health and Safety Management Software System

In today's dynamic and demand-driven market, the need to implement enterprise technology to keep pace with rapidly evolving operational, production and compliance environments is key to success.

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EHS Management White Paper

Tools to Manage EHS Risk

The ability to be proactive when it comes to incidents within the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) industry plays a major part in an organization’s safety overall. These organizations are focused on reducing job-related incidents, in order to promote a safer workforce and to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Quality Management White Paper

Achieving Operational Excellence with a QMS Suite

This paper defines key areas of quality management and how ETQ's Quality Management System (QMS) Suite can help you address challenges, foster improvement and streamline processes in those areas. Each section contains insights into the area, examples of available tools to build your suite and real-life use cases to show the QMS in action.

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Regulatory Compliance White Paper

Maintaining Compliance and Achieving Operational Excellence with a Quality Management System

In this paper, we’ll look at planning with quality in mind, and how the first step in successful quality management is having control over the planning of your products and processes. Then, we’ll see how quality impacts product design from the beginning stages of development. Next, visibility and control are discussed as driving forces behind quality management. Finally, we see how using data can help you foster continuous improvement for your organization.

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Quality Management White Paper

Guide to Selecting an Enterprise Software System: What to Look for and What to Avoid

ETQ is a leader in the technology that helps companies achieve compliance, identify and mitigate risk and drive process improvement. ETQ RelianceTM is a flexible product with configurable features to help companies meet their individual needs without additional coding or costs. Flexibility, integration and ease of use allow ETQ to be a leader in areas such as Risk Management, Corrective Action, Sustainability and EHS.

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Quality Management White Paper

Key Elements of ISO 9001:2015

Technology helps drive quality from all areas of the business; Vsibility is needed to foster control in how information passes through overlapping processes. This visibility allows for improvements in operations based on their entirety and not just separate pieces.

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Risk Management White Paper

Managing your Risk Has its Rewards: Making the Case for Risk Assessment in Streamlining your Quality and Compliance Processes

In today’s Quality Management Systems (QMS), the ability to control and correct processes is key to maintaining a high level of compliance within an organization. Whether it is tracking incoming customer complaints, identifying nonconforming materials from production, or using corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) to correct events within the system, having defined quality management processes in place can improve quality, reduce legal liability and make compliance a competitive advantage.

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Risk Management White Paper

Risky Business: Why Excluding Suppliers from Your Quality Processes Could Cost You

Suppliers play a major role in bringing products to market. This means that the product received from suppliers must be of the highest quality and level of safety possible.

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Quality Management White Paper

Uncovering the Hidden Factory by Integrating your Systems

There is a mysterious, secret hidden factory lurking in your organization, but don't go searching in the plant to find it. This factory is hidden because there is a lack of communication between your Enterprise Resource Planning system or Manufacturing Execution System.

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Quality Management, EHS Management White Paper

The QEHS Guide to Operational Excellence

Learn about a proven process for using an integrated Quality and Environmental Health and Safety (QEHS) System to support operational excellence.

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Food Safety White Paper

7 Steps to an Easier HARPC Plan

In this paper, learn the steps to implementing a HARPC plan and how ETQ can support your goals.

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Quality Management White Paper

Food Safety Guidebook: Best Practices, Tips, & More

Read this guide on Food Safety Software, and learn how to ensure an effective food safety system with best practices and tips for implementation success.

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Quality Management, EHS Management White Paper

Steps to Implementing a Successful Employee Training Management System

In any business, there is plenty of change that happens on a daily basis. To keep up with this rapid cycle of change, companies need to educate employees. This is done through training management.

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Quality Management Case Study

Avanos Uses More than 25 Reliance Applications to Automate Several Critical Quality Management Processes

As an early adopter of MDSAP, the company needed to revisit its quality management strategy and processes in order to ensure compliance and quality excellence under this new system. Avanos designed a unique audit Management module on Reliance that was specific to MDSAP and satisfied the requirements of all five jurisdictions.

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Quality Management Case Study

Lumileds: Kaizen Lights the Way

Lumileds is the global leader in light engine technology. Prior to implementing ETQ Reliance, they used a host of siloed systems across “off the shelf” software, SharePoint, or staff-built software applications to manage their quality systems and processes.

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Regulatory Compliance Case Study

ETQ Reliance: A Customized Solution Becomes a Standard Communication Tool and Creates Visibility and Improved Transparency

Lubrizol Corporation identified the need to improve the internal processes related to nonconforming product management.

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Quality Management Case Study

Celestica Creates a Globally Harmonized Quality Management Solution with ETQ

With a strong focus on serving the world’s leading technology companies, Celestica provides an end-to-end supply chain solution for electronics manufacturing. Find out how ETQ Reliance helped Celestica to harmonize their quality processes across their global organization.

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Regulatory Compliance Case Study

Rheem Gets Innovative with ETQ Reliance

Learn how ETQ enabled Rheem to use the existing principles of Systems Development LIfe Cycle (SDLC) but with an innovative twist that allowed the company to move quickly in a fast-paced business environment.

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Quality Management Case Study

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

ETS is the world’s largest private, nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization. ETS has over 3,000 employees and does business in 150 countries.

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Food Safety Case Study

Subway® Selects ETQ Reliance and Reaps the Benefits of Automation

Learn how ETQ Reliance has provided SUBWAY® with a flexible solution that will grow with their company and scale to meet its future needs, in an automated and configurable solution that saves time and enhances the end user experience.

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EHS Management Case Study

Kimberly-Clark Integrates Safety, Environmental, and Quality Workflows to Achieve Maximum Harmonization

Using ETQ as a platform, K-C was able to integrate their overlapping point solutions into a harmonized SEQ process. This is allowing them to completely eliminate system fragmentation and is resulting in global standardization for their organization.

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EHS Management Case Study

Kimberly-Clark Streamlines Supplier Management with ETQ

Learn how K-C created a central and secure platform for supplier management by making contracts searchable across the organization and eliminating inefficiencies by implementing ETQ Reliance as their automated Quality Management System.

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Quality Management Case Study

FUJIFILM Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc Consolidates and Coordinates Processes Using ETQ

Since implementing ETQ Reliance web-based compliance management system, FUJIFILM has combined its external audits into an integrated continuous assessment, greatly reducing the cost to maintain registration to both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

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Food Safety Case Study

Carolina Beverage Uses ETQ QMS for Streamlined and Effective Document Management

Since implementing ETQ Reliance Carolina Beverage’s initial challenges have been effectively addressed. They now have almost all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) housed within the ETQ system and have removed all uncontrolled copies from their file server.

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Quality Management Case Study

POLARIS Laboratories® Improves Quality System KPIs

POLARIS is an expert in helping customers address tough fluid analysis challenges by interpreting test results with the most accurate understanding of wear and performance concerns of their equipment.

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Quality Management Case Study

DiscGenics® Automates their Quality Processes

DiscGenics was looking for a turn-key solution Quality Management System (QMS) that would support the company through pre-clinical and clinical trials, into commercialization.

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Quality Management/Regulatory Compliance Case Study

Cooper Tire Uses Flexibility of ETQ Reliance to Innovatively Implement Internal Audit Module

ETQ’s flexible platform enabled Cooper Tire to configure the Audits module to meet their requirements, without extensive programming or development.

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Quality Management Case Study

Herman Miller Collaborates and Integrates Using ETQ

Herman Miller, Inc. (HMI), an international office furniture manufacturer, relies on ETQ to manage its entire document control system, including its supply chain management process.

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Food Safety Case Study

Manitoba Harvest Automates Document Control

Manitoba recognized a need for an automated system to help them review documents, make revisions, file records and store all documents, while also cutting down on management time and efforts.

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Food Safety/Regulatory Compliance Case Study

Maple Leaf Farms Standardizes Enterprise-Wide with ETQ Reliance

Maple Leaf Farms is a fourth generation family-owned company. In 2009, with a goal of becoming a GFSI-certified facility and with the pending FSMA rule, it had begun to realize that document control and record keeping was a continuous and increasing challenge.

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Food Safety Case Study

Epicure Gets Automated with ETQ Reliance

Epicure needed a flexible solution that would enable it to ensure that the company’s unique processes could be recreated in an automated workflow. ETQ was able to meet this need by demonstrating its ability to be flexible without the need for programming knowledge or extensive configurations.

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Quality Management Case Study

Virginia Blood Services Fosters Automation Through ETQ Quality Management System

VBS was able to utilize ETQ’s out-of-the-box modules and utilities to automate many of their processes. Through use of ETQ’s flexible platform, the company was able to configure a new application, which efficiently managed and tracked a particular process. The automated QC application allows a more efficient daily QC process at the locations where these analyzers are installed.

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Regulatory Compliance Case Study

Implementing a Holistic Airline Safety Management System

Now, more than ever, airline carriers are required to demonstrate their commitment to numerous regulations — navigating these protocols can be challenging.

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Quality Management Case Study

SRC Takes Control of Its Documents with ETQ Reliance

Learn how SRC leveraged ETQ's Reliance to automate and consolidate document workflows, diminish overproduction and streamline their document update process.

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EHS Management Case Study

Alcan Aluminum Corp. Grows Their System with ETQ

ETQ has allowed Alcan to benefit from the automated transactions management and electronic delivery of documents, freeing up thousands of hours of administrative resources typically associated with the implementation and maintenance of a Quality System.

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Quality Management Case Study

Kay Automotive Graphics Selects ETQ Reliance™ to Automate Document Control

Kay Automotive Graphics uses ETQ to overcome business challenges—for example, preliminary Purchasing Requisitions, Paid Time Off (PTO) scheduling and any processes that require documented sign-off and routing like new equipment purchases, maintenance requests, expense reports and more.

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Quality Management Case Study

Sikorsky Manages Aviation Safety with ETQ

Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, is an American aircraft manufacturer established by Igor Sikorsky in 1923. The company was among the first to manufacture helicopters for civilian and military use.

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Research and Reports

EHS and Quality as a Strategic Focus

EHS and Quality are increasingly managed under a single business function to gain significant process efficiencies and improved incident prevention, according to recent research from Verdantix.

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Research and Reports

Quality 4.0: The Quality Leader’s New Product Introduction Playbook

Read this LNS Research report to learn how to achieve quality objectives and desired outcomes by instilling a culture of quality.

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Research and Reports

Quality 4.0: Get Educated, Get Involved, and Build a Successful Strategy

Read this LNS Research report to learn how to build an effective Quality 4.0 strategy, focusing on Strategic Objectives, Operational Excellence and Operational Architecture.

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Research and Reports

The Total Economic Impact Of the ETQ Reliance Platform

ETQ commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study of the Reliance Platform to examine the potential return on investment enterprises may realize by deploying the ETQ Reliance platform. This report reveals the cost savings and business benefits attributed to ETQ.

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Webinar

Quality Digest: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from a Quality Leader & Auditor

Speakers: Nick Metrakos, Solutions Consultant, and David Isaacson, Senior Director, Product Marketing, ETQ

Some quality departments and organizations are happy to manage quality with manual, paper based systems. Though this may be a fine process for now, how do they know if an automated solution might be better? Listen to Nick Metrakos to learn if there is a better way for you and your organization to manage quality and how to get started.

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Webinar

Quality Management: Real World Insight from an Expert

Speakers: Nick Metrakos, Solutions Consultant, and David Isaacson, Senior Director, Product Marketing, ETQ

Do hidden costs and risks outweigh the costs of a QMS solution? Learn if there is a better way for you and your organization to manage quality and how to get started.

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Webinar

Quality at the Speed of Light: Learn How Global Leader Lumileds Drives Quality

Speakers: Sadiq Eshaq, Application Program Manager, Lumileds, and Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, ETQ

Learn how Lumileds harmonized their global quality solutions and evolved from hundreds of siloed applications to a set of globally integrated solutions that enable the global workforce to access, share and analyze critical quality data that drives continuous quality improvement.

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Webinar

Mars Streamlines Global Quality and Safety Processes

Speakers: Jaime Boyes, Corporate R&D Processes and Systems Director, Mars and Glen Fraser, Senior Director Solution Architects, ETQ

Mars Inc. focus on quality and food safety has helped build some of the world’s leading brands including M&Ms, Snickers, Wrigley’s, Pedigree, Uncle Bens and more. Learn how Mars consolidated disparate paper-based and manual processes to develop standard global processes to streamline audits and key processes.

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Webinar

ETQ Reliance 2019: Make Quality Your Competitive Advantage with a QMS Platform for Today's Quality Requirements

Speakers: Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, and Glen Fraser, Senior Director Solution Architects, ETQ

Learn how Quality Management System requirements have evolved to meet today's new era of increasingly stringent quality demands. You'll learn the key drivers in quality and supply chain management today and how those impact a QMS solution’s ability to deliver better business outcomes.

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Webinar

How Quality Analytics Takes QMS to the Next Level

Speakers: Arthur Lee, Vice President, Product Management, and David Isaacson, Senior Director, Product Marketing, ETQ

Learn how easy-to-use analytics dashboards dedicated to quality management, like those in the new ETQ Analytics, can expand the benefits of your QMS. See how you can easily analyze your quality data and unlock operational insights, identify trends and make data-based decisions.

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Webinar

Three Steps to Improving NPI Through a Focus on Quality

Speaker: Tom Comstock, Principal Analyst at LNS Research

New Product Introduction (NPI) is fundamental to most industrial organizations, yet 44% of new product launches fail to meet all of their success criteria. LNS Research has defined a 3-step plan for improving NPI by focusing on processes, suppliers and Quality 4.0.

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Webinar

The Quality Leader’s Guide to New Product Introduction Success

Speaker: Dan Jacob, Principal Analyst and Research Director, LNS Research

Successful new product introduction (NPI) is crucial to achieve corporate goals. But today’s NPI success rate is relatively low largely due to historical NPI challenges combined with market trends including increased visibility to product performance and quality, global pressures, and increasingly complex products. Quality leaders that see deep engagement in NPI as their holy grail may be surprised that the levers for that engagement exist today.

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Webinar

How EHS and Quality are Now Better Together

Speakers: Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, and Isabel Velasco, Industry Analyst, Verdantix

EHS and quality are increasingly managed under a single business function to gain significant process efficiencies and improve incident prevention, according to recent research. Join industry experts from Verdantix and ETQ to learn three key scenarios of efficient EHSQ integration.

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Webinar

How to Prepare for FDA Migration

Speakers: Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, and Ujjal Chakravartty, Director of Global Quality Systems at Avanos Medical

The FDA is transitioning from the QSR regulation to ISO 13485:2016 for medical devices. In addition, the Medical Device Single Audit Program has gained traction. A single audit system provides many benefits including time and cost savings, less business disruption related to multiple regulatory audits and ease of entry into multiple markets.

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Webinar

How to Prepare for EU MDR 2020

Speakers: Michael Drues, Ph.D., Recognized Regulatory Expert, Vascular Sciences; Maite Llácer, PhD, Director Quality Compliance International and Angeles Sanfrancisco, Manager Quality Compliance International, Edwards Lifesciences; Kim Wakeman, Solutions Engineer, ETQ

In less than one year, the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) will be fully implemented. Gain valuable insight from industry experts and medical device manufacturers on how to be fully prepared for the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR)

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Webinar

Quality Management in the Real World: Supplier Qualification

Speaker: Nick Metrakos, Solutions Consultant, ETQ

Is your company’s ability to scale and deal with supplier quality management hindered by your current processes and solution? Join Nick Metrakos, Solutions Consultant at ETQ, an ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor to learn if there is a better way to conduct and follow-up on supplier audits using Reliance.

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Webinar

How to Transform Quality from a Cost Center to a Profit Center

Speakers: Michel Moravia, Product Manager, Quality, and David Isaacson, Senior Director, Product Marketing, ETQ

Learn how quality can be viewed as a central strategic initiative that drives new product introduction and design for manufacturing. Gain a better understanding of quality engineering principles in product development, problem solving, kaizen and quality analytics.

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Standing Room Only Presentation at ASQ World Conference 2019

Supply Chain Quality in the Real World: Business Impacts & Challenges

Speakers: Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer, and Sara Hanks, Senior Manager of Data and Analytics, GE Transportation, a Wabtec Company

In an era when supply chains are growing longer and more complex, forward-thinking manufacturers are investing time, energy and capital in better managing their supplier risks. Learn the challenges and benefits of improving supply chain quality.