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Salt Lake City, UT, United States, 2013/06/11 - MasterControl, Inc., a global provider of quality management software solutions, today announced the formation of a reseller partner agreement with HOYA Service Co., Ltd The new partner is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan - MasterControl.com.
As part of the agreement, HOYA Service will sell eight of MasterControl's top software products, including MasterControl Documents™, MasterControl Process™, MasterControl Training™, MasterControl Audit™, MasterControl Projects™, MasterControl Risk™, MasterControl Supplier™, and MasterControl BOM™.
HOYA Service is a division of HOYA group, a global company providing high-level optical and precision processing technology. HOYA Service, a member of the group, handles introduction and operation of mission-critical systems such as production, manufacturing, and enterprise resource planning (ERP). HOYA Service has implemented and helped maintain 70 ERP systems worldwide.
According to HOYA Service sources, Japanese domestic medical device companies have recently experienced rapid expansion, leading to increased inspection by foreign regulatory bodies and are often unprepared when dealing with inspections. Through MasterControl's products and services, HOYA representatives will be able to help their customers improve quality processes and increase inspection readiness.
Shinji Tsuchiya, division director of HOYA Service, says,"Current medical device industry trends tell us that device companies have a need to be more prepared for inspections from the FDA and other global regulatory bodies. We believe that through the use of MasterControl's quality management software solutions, these companies will improve inspection readiness. We are convinced that the affiliation with MasterControl will help us meet customer expectations at a high level by making use of HOYA's industrial knowledge and experience as well as MasterControl's quality management know-how."
Chad Fox, MasterControl's managing director of Asia Operations, adds,"MasterControl is excited to engage with HOYA as a partner in Japan's medical device market. This strategic partnership will enable MasterControl to grow more rapidly in the medical device and other regulated manufacturing industries. HOYA brings years of experience in servicing and marketing products to these key industries--which will represent a significant benefit to MasterControl and our Asia expansion efforts. With this partnership, MasterControl will continue its dominance in the Asia markets, providing a complete global QMS solution to an array of customers."
Since its establishment in 1941 as a specialty manufacturer of optical glass, HOYA has diversified into new business areas that exploit the potential of advanced optics technologies. The company has continued to grow as a global enterprise through the expansion of its diverse business activities, which encompass information technologies, eye care, medical devices, and imaging. HOYA will continue to maximize its corporate value for the benefit of all stakeholders in the company in accordance with the following corporate mission: "Dedicated to innovation in information technology, lifestyles and culture, HOYA envisions a world where all can enjoy the good life, living in harmony with nature."
MasterControl, Inc. (mastercontrol.com) produces software solutions that enable companies doing business in regulatory environments to get their products to market faster, while reducing overall costs and increasing internal efficiency. MasterControl securely manages a company's critical information throughout the entire product lifecycle. MasterControl software is known for being easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. MasterControl solutions include clinical management, quality management, document management/document control, product lifecycle management, audit management, training management, bill of materials, supplier management, submissions document management, clinical trial management, and more. Supported by a comprehensive array of services based on industry best practices, MasterControl provides our customers with a complete information management solution across the entire enterprise. For more information about MasterControl call: 800-825-9117 (U.S.); +44 (0) 1256 325 949 (Europe); 81 (3) 5422 6665 (Japan); or +82 (822) 890-7300 (Korea).