HOLMDEL, N.J., July 22 Sparta Systems, Inc. (Sparta), themaker of TrackWise(R), and the market leader in enterprise quality andcompliance management software, today announced that it has furthered itsmarket expansion in Europe with the addition of several new pharmaceutical andbiotech companies to its extensive roster of more than 200 TrackWisecustomers. These organizations will deploy the company's market-leadingTrackWise quality management software to support their globally dispersedoperations in complying with government regulations, while streamliningoverall process efficiency.
Since 1994, Sparta Systems has served organizations across a multitude ofregulated industries with its Enterprise Quality Management Solution,TrackWise. The software's configurability and versatility has equippeddispersed organizations to track processes and manage quality and complianceissues in accordance with global regulations, anticipating new requirementsand responding to incidents that arise in the manufacturing process. Thecompany's highly experienced business process analysis, project management andimplementation teams include veteran software and manufacturing industryexperts that aid organizations in every step of the deployment process.
New European customers recently added to Sparta's growing base include:
-- Boehringer Ingelheim: a top 20 global pharmaceutical company based inGermany and committed to the research, development, manufacturing andmarketing of novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinarymedicine
-- Helsinn Healthcare SA: a privately-owned pharmaceutical group withheadquarters in Switzerland that specializes in the licensing ofpharmaceuticals in therapeutic areas (oncology, cancer supportive care, painand inflammation, gastrointestinal)
-- MED-EL Medical Electronics: A hearing implant technology organizationin Innsbruck, Austria that develops and manufactures technologically advancedhearing solutions for people with varying degrees of hearing loss
-- ICON: A global provider of outsourced development services specializingin strategic development, management and analysis of programs that supportclinical development in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical deviceindustries, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland
-- URSAPHARM ArzneimittelGmbH & Co. KG: A family-owned company based inSaarbrucken-Bubingen (Saarland) that develops, produces and distributes eyedrops, eye albums and general medicines
TrackWise functions that will be utilized by these organizations includeCorrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) management, quality assurance,document management, change control, complaints, supplier qualification and ahost of other functions that will serve to automate the compliance process andimprove company-wide efficiency.
"Because of the increased regulatory scrutiny facing companies not just inthe United States but across the globe, an enterprise software solution thatmanages compliance and quality processes has to be able to adapt to the needsof any organization no matter where their operations are based," said YanivVardi, general manager, Sparta Systems Europe. "TrackWise was built with thisunderstanding in mind, so its capabilities are consistently viewed as the mostversatile and configurable of any quality management software solution in theglobal marketplace. These new customers demonstrate that organizationsworldwide continually look to Sparta Systems as the de facto leader insolutions that bolster their compliance efforts, and we will continue toexpand the company's global presence through 2008 and beyond."
About Sparta Systems
Sparta Systems, Inc. is the industry leader for global quality andcompliance management systems. Its TrackWise product is a web-basedenterprise software application used by quality, manufacturing, regulatoryaffairs