SafetyChain Software Acquires Vigilistics, Inc.
August 4, 2016
Acquisition will Enhance SafetyChain’s Food Safety and Quality Solutions with Increased Operational Visibility, Robust Analytics and Patented Equipment Data Extraction Technology
SafetyChain Software, the leading innovator of food safety & quality assurance (FSQA) management solutions, announces its acquisition of Vigilistics, Inc., a leading provider of quality, profitability and sustainability solutions for food & beverage manufacturers.
Vigilistics’ manufacturing solutions are an ideal complement to SafetyChain’s food safety & quality management solutions. While each company’s focus has been on different aspects of the food & beverage industry’s operations, both companies’ solutions help companies increase operational visibility and optimize performance.
Companies throughout the food supply chain leverage SafetyChain’s solutions to more effectively manage food safety, quality and supplier compliance. As a result, SafetyChain customers are able to mitigate risks, reduce costs and continuously improve their FSQA operations. Vigilistics drives quality, profitability and sustainability for Food & Beverage manufacturers by providing affordable solutions for monitoring, analyzing and reporting process operations.
The Vigilistics acquisition will add three key capabilities to the SafetyChain solution suite:
- Equipment data integration – patented technology for capturing data from PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) will allow customers to have equipment data integrated into the SafetyChain system.
- Data visualization – expertise and solutions for robust data visualization will give greater insight and analysis of large volumes of data.
- Expanded functionality – deepens SafetyChain’s core food safety capabilities and expands functionality for receiving, material loss, inspections and sanitization.
SafetyChain President, Barry Maxon commented, “We have been very impressed with the Vigilistics’ solutions and the proven, quick-win ROI for their customers, which include many leading, recognizable brands. SafetyChain’s acquisition of Vigilistics provides another level of depth and breadth to our food safety & quality management solutions. Customers want better ways to unlock data. With Vigilistics, our customers will gain greater visibility into their operations, and help them further mitigate risks and lower the cost of quality.” Continues Maxon, “We are excited to grow and extend the value of Vigilistics’ solutions in the marketplace and leverage its technologies within our current solution suite.”
“Vigilistics is excited to join SafetyChain with their deep expertise and commitment in helping the food industry more effectively manage food safety & quality operations,” commented Mike Stephens, Vigilistics CEO. “Vigilistics provides the perfect complement to SafetyChain’s comprehensive food safety and management solutions as our solutions are fast to implement, deliver increased operational visibility, robust analytics, and hard-dollar ROI.”
About SafetyChain Software, Inc.
SafetyChain Software is the leading innovator of food safety & quality assurance (FSQA) management solutions. Designed to meet the complexities of the food industry, SafetyChain solutions delivers the critical tools, program visibility and data intelligence needed to more effectively manage and continuously improve food safety & quality. To learn more, visit: http://www.safetychain.com.
About Vigilistics, Inc.
Vigilistics helps food and beverage executives and plant managers gain visibility, knowledge and control, with modular software solutions to monitor, record and analyze production processes —including Clean-in-Place, material tracking, and pre-op inspection — overlooked by other manufacturing systems. Vigilistics’ software has been market tested and purchased by some of the largest food and beverage companies in the world and validated by the FDA. www.vigilistics.com
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