QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced Bimeda ®, a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of Animal Health products, selected QAD Enterprise Applications to support the company’s rapid growth and global acquisition strategy.
Bimeda ®, with its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, develops, manufactures, distributes and markets a wide range of veterinary products which are sold in all five continents and more than seventy-five countries worldwide. To date the company's main focus has been on high-quality products to treat and prevent disease and parasite infestation in livestock, poultry, horses and pets. Now the company is engaging in an aggressive growth strategy to align manufacturing operations worldwide.
Bimeda ® Utilizes QAD ERP Life Science Edition
QAD Enterprise Applications Life Science Edition helps enable Bimeda ® to meet the stringent regulations required of life science manufacturers. The Life Science Edition supports critical quality requirements, including regulatory compliance and Device History/Electronic Batch Record requirements as well as providing a set of tools to support validation of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). QAD Enterprise Applications supports robust audit trails and eSignatures as mandated by regulators.“QAD provided excellent service throughout the entire process that supported the rapid deployment of the core model of QAD Enterprise Applications for our Dublin headquarters,” said Gary Doyle, Bimeda ® chief financial officer. “As a result of this project, we have reduced software customizations by 33%. We have successfully implemented QAD Enterprise Applications in all of our European and North America facilities and look forward to implementing a single version of QAD on its unique domain architecture across all of our global sites.” QAD Enterprise Applications delivers to Bimeda ® :
- Qualified ERP System with IQ’s and OQ’s
- Integrated Batch History Reporting
- Robust Cradle-to-Grave Lot Traceability
- Intuitive and Easy-to-Use Interface
- cGMP Validation Support and Tools
- Built-in Industry Best Practices and Processes