Tampa, FL - October 17, 2007 - Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Compliance and Quality Management (ECQM) software solutions, today announced that Vitalograph, a U.K.-based designer, manufacturer and marketer of respiratory diagnostic and therapeutic products, has chosen Pilgrim Software as its global provider of electronic management for key ECQM systems.
Vitalograph is expanding its service market across Europe and into the United States, requiring ongoing compliance with the FDA's CFR 21 Part 11, in addition to respective European market regulations. The company will implement Pilgrim's SmartSolve® suite of fully integrated solutions for electronic document handling, audit management, CAPA management, customer complaints handling and employee training. Each of these modules is fully FDA compliant and will enable Vitalograph to expand the distribution of its quality medical device products with efficiency and minimal added overhead.
"Pilgrim Software offers Vitalograph the scalability of the critical management systems we need as we forge the U.S. marketplace," said Tommy Healy, Regulatory Affairs/Quality Assurance Manager for Vitalograph. "SmartSolve will help ensure our ability to meet expected future demand while remaining in full compliance with industry and regulatory requirements by providing a consistent approach that unifies all of our quality and compliance operations in one system."
"Vitalograph operates in a highly regulated industry in which the degree of quality and compliance of every internal process can have far-reaching implications for future growth," said Nikki Willett, Pilgrim's Vice President of Marketing and Regulatory Products. "In selecting Pilgrim's SmartSolve solution, the company will enhance the efficiencies of its core management systems and ensure the company's compliance with international regulatory standards."
In selecting Pilgrim Software as its global ECQM solutions provider, Vitalograph cited the breadth of Pilgrim's integrated product offerings and their out-of-the-box, built-in features, as well as Pilgrim's technological expertise and industry domain expertise. For more than a decade, Pilgrim has pioneered effective, integrated software solutions for the Life Science industries, as well as non-FDA regulated and manufacturing industries. Presently, more than 300 customers globally, and more than 500,000 end-users, work with Pilgrim every day to meet the diverse challenges of the world's highly competitive marketplace
Vitalograph designs, manufactures and markets respiratory diagnostic and therapeutic products and is recognized world wide for excellent lung function testing equipment and related services. Vitalograph products and services are used in clinical trials, primary care, occupational health, sports medicine, asthma management, emergency services and hospitals. The company is represented in 113 countries through Authorized Distributors who are trained to provide a high standard of product sales and support, with ready back up when needed from the UK. Website: www.vitalograph.co.uk
About Pilgrim Software, Inc.
Pilgrim Software, Inc. is a world-leading provider of Enterprise Compliance and Quality Management solutions for global organizations. Named 2007 North American Enterprise Compliance & Quality Management Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan, Pilgrim helps organizations manage industry and regulatory compliance, reduce manufacturing costs and improve customer satisfaction. For more information, visit Pilgrim Software's website at www.pilgrimsoftware.com.