SofTech Case Study: Water Pik Improves Its Flow with ProductCenter PLM
Using ProductCenter to Manage Regulated Healthcare Product Information throughout the Global Supply Chain
LOWELL, Mass. - January 8, 2013 - SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB:SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announces its latest ProductCenter® PLM case study featuring Water Pik, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of pioneering personal healthcare products headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado. With this implementation Water Pik has achieved the following benefits:
- Increased product development efficiency through secure access to product information among global operations located in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and China as well as the extended supply chain
- Improved management of product information for all product lines supporting every major department at Water Pik
- Gained greater control over business procedures for supporting compliance standards such as the Underwriters Laboratories, Canadian Standards Association, RoHS WEEE, FDA and ISO 9001 certification.
"As Water Pik's product development processes have evolved over the years, we have fulfilled our requirements by implementing new processes to meet the challenging business climate that our company competes in. ProductCenter has been able to support our needs and we know this will continue in the future," states Mike Koliha, Systems Analyst at Water Pik. For the complete case study on ProductCenter PLM at Water Pik visit the SofTech Web site at http://www.softech.com/success/customer-success.
About Water Pik, Inc.
Water Pik is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative personal healthcare products sold under the Waterpik® brand name. The Company has developed and introduced many products that are considered the first of their kind and have led to the formation of new markets, including the Water Flosser, and the pulsating shower massage. The Waterpik® brand is one of the most trusted oral health brands of dental professionals throughout the world. The Company's products are sold through a variety of channels, including mass merchandisers, drug store chains and specialty retailers.
Headquartered in Fort Collins, CO, the Company operates facilities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit the Water Pik, Inc. website at waterpik.com.
About SofTech's ProductCenter PLM Solution
ProductCenter PLM is focused on helping companies maintain a comprehensive, fully integrated and useful "Bill of Information" that consolidates all product-related information used to define, design, manufacture, and service a company's products. ProductCenter PLM accelerates product creation and profitability by fostering innovation, extended enterprise collaboration, product quality improvements, and compressed time-to-market cycles.
SofTech excels in its sensible approach to delivering enterprise PLM solutions, with comprehensive out-of-the-box capabilities, to meet the needs of manufacturers of all sizes quickly and cost-effectively. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts,
SofTech (www.softech.com) has locations and distribution partners throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. SofTech and ProductCenter are registered trademarks of SofTech, Inc. All other products or company references are the property of their respective holders.