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Global Semiconductor Technology Leader Goes Live with MetricStream Non-Conformance and CAPA Management Solutions

MetricStream solutions automate, streamline and simplify the management of quality issues across the enterprise

May 06, 2011|Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions, today announced that a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications has gone live with MetricStream solutions for Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) and Non-Conformance Management. The solutions, which are part of an ongoing Customer Quality Management implementation, will enable the customer to capture problem data from anywhere across the enterprise, thoroughly investigate each issue to determine its root cause and ensure that it is resolved effectively.

For over four decades, the customer company has delivered cutting-edge signal conditioning technology. The company's analog, mixed signal and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) are sought after in all kinds of electronic equipment from digital cameras to cellular handsets, plasma televisions and medical imaging devices.

The company has always been synonymous with high performance and quality among electronics manufacturers. To maintain this consistency while scaling up production to meet increasing customer demands, they opted to implement MetricStream Quality Management Solution. So far, the company has gone live with MetricStream CAPA software and NCM solutions.

"MetricStream's team has displayed remarkable efficiency and expertise in the implementation of their corrective action software," says the Quality Systems Manager at the company. "The results look very promising, with the system enabling us to embrace a proactive approach to quality management, rather than a reactive one."

"We are excited that MetricStream is playing a key role in quality enhancement at one of the most respected technology companies," says Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer at MetricStream. "With MetricStream CAPA and NCM solutions, the customer can simplify and streamline quality issue management, increasing productivity without compromising on quality standards."

MetricStream NCM and CAPA solutions are built on a single, flexible platform that can be extended across business units, operations and departments. The solutions enable 12,000 users across the company to seamlessly collaborate and resolve quality issues with speed and efficiency.

MetricStream solutions integrate with several of the customer's existing systems including Active Directory, Data Warehouses and SAP. From these systems, MetricStream Solution extracts and processes data regarding customer quality complaints. It also routes the data for failure analysis or issue resolution. Automated email notifications and alerts keep the process on track and ensure that all issues are carried forward to closure. In addition, powerful dashboards provide enterprise-wide visibility into the status of issues at all times, enabling the company to make informed decisions about quality.

About MetricStream
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, NASDAQ, UBS, SanDisk, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor and Cummins in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at www.metricstream.com

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