Press Release

Oakley Inc. Selects EtQ Reliance Quality Management System

FARMINGDALE, NY (02-14-07): EtQ 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 Quality, EHS, Operational Risk and Compliance management software provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. At the core of EtQ’s framework is a compliance management platform that enables organizations to implement best-in-class compliance processes configured to meet their existing processes, create new compliance processes and automate and control their compliance ecosystem. EtQ’s product lineup includes Reliance™ for enterprise organizations and Verse Solutions™ for mid-sized businesses. EtQ was founded in 1992 and has main offices located in the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about EtQ and its various product offerings, visit www.etq.com or blog.etq.com.

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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