Itqan signs EtQ to deliver Quality and EHS solutions
Itqan becomes first partner for EtQ solutions in the Middle East
Itqan Al Bawardi has signed a partnership with Excellence through Quality (EtQ), to provide its range of quality, EHS and compliance management systems to customers in the region.
The systems integrator will become the first partner for EtQ in the Middle East. The deal is part of Itqan's expansion into Enterprise Quality Management, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Software.
EtQ is a specialist in solutions to identify, mitigate and prevent risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. EtQ is the first company to provide a flexible application development technology for creating and accessing custom vertical industry applications for use with a Web-browser client. Their wide portfolio of integrated software solutions includes Quality, EHS and Compliance Management Systems, with best-in-class modules for a variety of industries, particularly their core competencies in Quality, EHS, Food and Beverage, Aviation and Life Sciences.
"We are excited about the prospects of this new partnership," stated Feras Al Jabi, general manager of Itqan. "Itqan and EtQ will collaborate to provide customers in the UAE with some exciting solutions for the betterment of and compliance to corporate quality, health and safety standards."
"EtQ is a customer-focused company that has achieved success through a dedicated focus on understanding the requirements of our customers and responding with software products that help our customers better achieve their business goals" said Glenn McCarty, chief executive officer of EtQ. "We know Itqan shares these values, which was a major contributing factor in choosing Itqan as a business partner."
Imad Shuwaikih, technical services practice manager, Itqan added: "The level of market readiness in UAE and the region for automating the health, safety, quality and risk management is becoming incontestably high. Many organizations (governmental, semi-government and private) are looking to improve their operations, production and compliance environments as they have become key to organizational success. Introducing EtQ to the market is an important step that ITQAN is taking to ensure clients' enablement to comply with all environmental, health, and safety standards."