Infor Complements its Industry Cloud Platform

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Infor®, the industry cloud company, today announced that it has formed a partnership with ETQ, part of Hexagon, to strengthen the solution ecosystem for food and beverage, life sciences, chemicals, fashion, and distribution enterprises requiring best-in-class quality management and environmental, health and safety solutions.

The ETQ Reliance quality management system (QMS) provides capabilities for document control. Corrective and preventative actions (CAPA), nonconformance management, employee training management, enterprise risk management, supplier quality management, audits, and quality analytics. ETQ Reliance also offers a portfolio of environmental health and safety (EHS) applications and is a modern cloud-native solution that fits well with Infor’s industry cloud platform.

ETQ is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, U.S., with operations throughout North America and Europe. The company has more than 600 customers in various industries, such as automotive, life sciences, electronics, heavy industry, food and beverage, and aerospace and defense.

“Manufacturing and distribution businesses are under constant pressure to deliver consistent product quality and ensure safe products from a safe work environment, while reducing cost of quality,” says Marcel Koks, Infor industry and product strategist for the food & beverage industry. “This requires a holistic approach to prevent quality issues and safety incidents, and, if they occur, to manage this effectively through the organization and supply chain. ETQ brings more than 30 years of experience to our customers to achieve excellence in this area.”

“ETQ takes a data-driven approach to delivering optimal product quality through our industry-leading QMS and EHS solutions. It is gratifying to have a partner like Infor that shares this vision,” said Tom Budreau, ETQ vice president of channel development and sales operations. “Regardless of where a customer is on its quality and safety journey, Infor and ETQ will have a solution that meets them where they are today and will adapt and scale with them into the future.”

ETQ Reliance and Infor CloudSuite are complementary software solutions. ETQ Reliance is an agile, comprehensive SaaS platform comprised of more than 40 QMS and EHS applications that adapts and scales as customer needs evolve. Infor CloudSuite is managing the product and quality specifications, and executes quality inspections at goods receipt, in manufacturing, in the laboratory, in the warehouse and at distribution. It provides powerful functions to manage the quality, variable characteristics and shelf life of the materials and products. Furthermore, it has second-to-none track & trace and recall capabilities supported by a graphical visualization of the goods flow.

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