December 15, 2010 08:01 ET

Hoya Surgical Optics Chooses SOLABS QM Software to Manage Complaints Worldwide

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 15, 2010) - SOLABS, a leader in Quality Management Systems products and Services for the Life Sciences Industry, today announced that Hoya Surgical Optics, the world's 4th largest Intraocular Lens manufacturer and distributor, has chosen the SOLABS QM system to provide an integrated solution for Hoya's Global Quality Operations.

"After reviewing qualified vendors, Hoya chose SOLABS as a partner to automate the management of Complaints for Quality Operations on a World-wide basis. Our goals with this project are to simplify the review, tracking and closure of Complaints, harmonize our Quality process with users throughout the world, and provide executive decision support reporting. We have worked closely with the experienced and knowledgeable team at SOLABS to automate our own vision of a world class Complaints tracking and reporting solution," said James Wartman, Senior Director, Global Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance.

"We are thrilled to be working with a world leader in the Medical Devices Industry. Hoya Surgical Optics has partnered with us to implement the SOLABS QM Software for operations in the US, Germany, Singapore and Japan. The system will allow for better control and visibility over complaints tracking, management and feedback. Moreover, HOYA will accumulate product-related data and produce trends to help improve the quality of their products. The software will be integrated with Hoya Surgical Optics' Business Management Systems, SAP and Navision, and will be available in English and Japanese," said Philippe Gaudreau, CEO at SOLABS

About Hoya Surgical Optics

Hoya Surgical Optics' mission is to provide precision optics solutions through creativity, imagination, and relentless customer focus. Based in Chino Hills, California, Hoya Surgical Optics is a global company focused on meeting the needs of surgeons and patients worldwide. They are now the world's 4th largest IOL manufacturer and distributor. The company is deeply committed to advancing ophthalmic surgery by combining surgeons' clinical and professional knowledge with their optics research and development.


SOLABS provides a best in class automated Quality Management System, SOLABS QM, to help Life Sciences Companies achieve compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 and other regulatory requirements. The SOLABS QM system allows for electronic management of Quality Processes, Controlled Documents, and Training Records. Over the last 10 years, the SOLABS QM System has been successfully implemented in market leading companies.

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