Rheem provides services for heating, cooling and water heating on a global scale and needs to be able to expand and change processes to meet business needs. The company utilized the flexibility and configurability of EtQ Reliance to develop and assist with new projects and applications. However, what Rheem needed was an automated way to develop new Reliance projects and applications. 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.
SRC was handling its multi-divisional document flow via restricted folders and email chains. Inefficient processes caused work to be duplicated, employees to dedicate large amount of time to minor edits and important updates to be delayed. Learn how SRC leveraged EtQ's Reliance to automate and consolidate document workflows, diminish overproduction and streamline their document update process.
The flexibility of EtQ’s software enabled Cooper Tire to build a user-friendly solution that met their business needs exactly. Traditional solutions would simply not have provided them with the level of flexibility that they required in an Audits system—EtQ’s flexible platform enabled Cooper Tire to configure the Audits module to meet their requirements, without extensive programming or development.
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. What was formerly a paper-based system, cumbersome and slow, is now efficient and instantaneous.
HydraMaster credits EtQ Reliance™ with being “instrumental in their efforts to improve and grow their quality system and in raising credibility.” HydraMaster’s Quality Assurance Engineer, Eric Jacobson states, “With the implementation of EtQ, quality has grown from being just ‘the quality guys’ job, to a company-wide system for continual improvement.”
Carolina Beverage considers EtQ to be “easy to maintain and interface with.” 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
EtQ has helped Maple Leaf Farms address their initial challenges, such as allowing Customer Service to enter complaints directly into the system and allowing Quality Assurance to directly initiate Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs) from the system as well.