QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturers, announced that Vitatech® Nutritional Sciences Inc. has implemented the new quality capabilities within QAD Enterprise Applications. The enhanced QAD quality control framework allows Vitatech to track and report on ingredients used in different lots, batches and stages of their manufacturing processes. Vitatech is a leader in the nutritional supplement, formulation and manufacturing industry. Known by its global customers for its dedication to superior quality, Vitatech manufactures nutritional solutions in tablet, two-piece capsule and powder form in accordance with the United States Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for Dietary Supplements. The company’s international and domestic business is based on customers that demand unique combinations of products and services. The trusted manufacturer provides their products and formulas to private-label clients, including big-box retail franchises around the world. The well-known formulas from CinSulin® and Mamalicious® are among the leading brands from multi-national companies that make Vitatech their private label nutraceutical partner of choice. Vitatech Continues to Optimize its Manufacturing Processes with Advances in QAD ERP As Vitatech continues to expand their operations to support their growing global customer base, the company must also meet increasing regulatory requirements for controls and reporting. In recent years, Vitatech has made significant investments in enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to help meet the unique requirements of their customers while delivering a competitive advantage. As part of their recent upgrade to QAD Enterprise Applications, Vitatech deployed the latest capabilities in QAD’s quality control framework to support quality control throughout their manufacturing processes. “The advancements in QAD’s quality framework support Vitatech’s strategy for delivering the highest quality products with cost-effective, continually enhanced process efficiency,” said Thomas T. Tierney, CEO of Vitatech. “Upgrading our QAD ERP system provides us with a robust foundation for meeting the evolving Life Science requirements for traceability, analytical reporting and regulations for international commerce.” As part of their system upgrade Vitatech has deployed the enhanced quality control and lot trace workbench, which are part of the Life Sciences Edition of QAD Enterprise Applications. With the QAD solution Vitatech has even greater capabilities to address regulatory mandates for product traceability. The enhancements to QAD quality control framework support detailed recording of quality attributes and traceability of materials throughout the supply chain from a single access point that supports backwards and forwards navigation through lot data.