Press Release

ETQ and Epicor Software Announce Partnership to Bring Adaptive, Cloud-based Quality Management to Mid-market ERP Customers

Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance is a flexible, easy-to-use and comprehensive solution that allows mid-market customers to use quality as a competitive advantage.

BURLINGTON, Mass. and AUSTIN, Tex., — June 23, 2020: ETQ, a leading provider of quality management solutions (QMS), and Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced a partnership to deliver Epicor QMS, powered by ETQ Reliance®, a powerful, flexible and easy to use QMS solution available to mid-market organizations. Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance is an integrated QMS + ERP solution that brings comprehensive and flexible end-to-end capabilities to mid-market organizations, meeting them where they are today and providing scalability for the future.

The partnership that has resulted in Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance underscores ETQ and Epicor’s dedication to serving as a catalyst for their customers’ success. This cloud-based, agile quality system allows customers to improve quality processes to improve financial results and gain a competitive edge. Thanks to its user-friendly User Experience Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance can be easily and widely adopted in mid-size organizations. As a result, it allows for both a rapid return on investment and adaptability to help future-proof mid-market businesses in today’s rapidly changing economy.

“Two of the leading enterprise software and QMS vendors are partnering to provide customers greater responsiveness and the ability to compete on quality with closed-loop business processes,” said Matt Littlefield, President and Principal Analyst, LNS Research. “Streamlined product integration and pre-configured best practices can bring customers an accelerated time-to-value through cost reductions, productivity gains, better visibility, and improved risk management.”

“The opportunity to partner with a like-minded enterprise software player with the market reach of Epicor is expected to yield tremendous benefits to our mutual customers,” said Rob Gremley, CEO, ETQ. “Regardless of where a mid-market customer is on their quality journey, together ETQ and Epicor will have a solution that meets them where they are today and can adapt and scale with them into the future.”

The solution includes a configurable cloud platform, quality management essentials such as document control, audits management, corrective action (CAPA), training, nonconformance handling, supply chain management and integration of processes between the QMS and ERP, such as managing nonconformances. Ultimately, this allows customers to strengthen their competitiveness with enterprise-wide quality across the full product lifecycle.

“Epicor’s new partnership with ETQ allows us to extend what we’re doing from a quality perspective for our customers and introduce a deep cross-industry expertise with a strong focus in the medical device, electronics, and manufacturing industries,” said Steve Murphy, CEO, Epicor. “ETQ is a clear leader in the quality space, and we’re excited to get this partnership up and running.”

Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance® is generally available now through Epicor’s sales force. For more information, click here.

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation drives business growth. We provide flexible, industry-specific software designed to fit the precise needs of our manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service industry customers. More than 45 years of experience with our customers’ unique business processes and operational requirements are built into every solution―in the cloud or on premises. With this deep understanding of your industry, Epicor solutions dramatically improve performance and profitability while easing complexity so you can focus on growth. For more information, connect with Epicor or visit www.epicor.com.

About ETQ

ETQ is the leading provider of quality, EHS and compliance management software, trusted by the world’s strongest brands. More than 570 global companies, spanning industries including electronics, heavy industry, food and beverage, and medical devices among others use ETQ to secure positive brand reputations, deliver higher levels of customer loyalty and enhance profitability. ETQ Reliance offers built-in best practices and powerful flexibility to drive business excellence through quality. Only ETQ lets customers configure industry-proven quality processes to their unique needs and business vision. ETQ was founded in 1992 and has offices located in the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about ETQ and its various product offerings, visit www.etq.com.

Epicor and the Epicor logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Epicor Software Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. ETQ Reliance and the ETQ logo are trademarks of ETQ, registered in the United States. The product and service offerings depicted in this document are produced by Epicor Software Corporation and ETQ.

Media Contact:

Chris Nahil
ETQ
781-488-5050 ext. 648
CNahil@etq.com

Raelle Alfaro
Epicor
512-278-5549
raelle.alfaro@epicor.com