June 23, 2020
ETQ, a leading provider of quality management solutions (QMS), and Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced a partnership to deliver Epicor QMS, powered by ETQ Reliance®, a powerful, flexible and easy-to-use QMS solution available to mid-market organizations.
ETQ notes Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance is an integrated QMS + ERP solution that brings comprehensive and flexible end-to-end capabilities to mid-market organizations, meeting them where they are today and providing scalability for the future.
The partnership that has resulted in Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance underscores ETQ and Epicor’s dedication to serving as a catalyst for their customers’ success. This cloud-based, agile quality system allows customers to improve quality processes to improve financial results and gain a competitive edge. Thanks to its user-friendly User Experience Epicor QMS powered by ETQ Reliance can be easily and widely adopted in mid-size organizations. As a result, it allows for both a rapid return on investment and adaptability to help future-proof mid-market businesses in today’s rapidly changing economy.
“Two of the leading enterprise software and QMS vendors are partnering to provide customers greater responsiveness and the ability to compete on quality with closed-loop business processes,” said Matt Littlefield, President and Principal Analyst, LNS Research. “Streamlined product integration and pre-configured best practices can bring customers an accelerated time-to-value through cost reductions, productivity gains, better visibility, and improved risk management.”
“The opportunity to partner with a like-minded enterprise software player with the market reach of Epicor is expected to yield tremendous benefits to our mutual customers,” said Rob Gremley, CEO, ETQ. “Regardless of where a mid-market customer is on their quality journey, together ETQ and Epicor will have a solution that meets them where they are today and can adapt and scale with them into the future.”
The solution includes a configurable cloud platform, quality management essentials such as document control, audits management, corrective action (CAPA), training, nonconformance handling, supply chain management and integration of processes between the QMS and ERP, such as managing nonconformances. Ultimately, this allows customers to strengthen their competitiveness with enterprise-wide quality across the full product lifecycle.
“Epicor’s new partnership with ETQ allows us to extend what we’re doing from a quality perspective for our customers and introduce a deep cross-industry expertise with a strong focus in the medical device, electronics, and manufacturing industries,” said Steve Murphy, CEO, Epicor. “ETQ is a clear leader in the quality space, and we’re excited to get this partnership up and running.”