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Nonconformance Management Software | Increase Product Quality

Quality builds brands

Poor quality is expensive and has lasting effects on an organization’s reputation. Reduce customer complaints and foster continuous improvement by minimizing nonconformance.

The Nonconformance management software application set is comprised of 4 apps to boost product quality:

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Nonconformance Reporting

Nonconformances occur when a service, product or process does not meet defined specifications, industry regulations or standards. Nonconformances negatively impact organizations in terms of cost, reputation, efficiency and effectiveness. 

A part of a quality management system, nonconformance reporting manages the review and disposition of any production materials that do not conform to normal specifications.

The nonconformance management software application ensures any out of specification conditions are visible and enforces review and approval workflows, with timeliness tracking.

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Planned Deviation

Identify deviations, develop a deviation plan with target completion dates, approve proposed deviations and verify the completion of deviations that are in process with ETQ nonconformance software. Create and assign action related to the deviation process being performed.

Integrates with: 

  • ETQ Reliance Nonconforming Material to initiate a deviation
  • ETQ Reliance Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) for investigation and resolution
  • ETQ Reliance Document Control
  • 3rd-party systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle)
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Customer Feedback

Customer feedback is invaluable in the quality management and continuous improvement process and can be seamlessly integrated into the nonconformance handling process to enable a closed loop of feedback and actions.

ETQ Reliance nonconformance management software automates the process of managing customer profiles, tracking investigations and taking action on customer feedback to improve quality and boost brand loyalty.

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Return Material Authorization

The Return Material Authorization app of ETQ Reliance nonconformance software tracks all returns that occur within a company. It allows users to identify the reason for return, material that needs to be returned, and quantities to be returned.

  • Users can generate nonconformances and other workflows that link directly to the original return.
  • Define templates for various types of correspondence


3 Benefits of Nonconformance Management Software

In compliance management, the role of managing and tracking nonconformances is a critical step to ensuring that product defects are flagged and handled properly.

How can this nonconformance management app improve your quality processes?

Ensure product and service quality with nonconformance-driven continuous improvement

Minimize defects proactively to save recall, scrap and rework costs

Build brand loyalty with an automated, controlled and trackable Customer Feedback system

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