PerkinElmer, Inc.
Jul 11, 2012
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PerkinElmer Introduces New Ensemble® for QA/QC Informatics Platform

The Ensemble for QA/QC platform enables real time control and automation of laboratory processes, helping quality assurance/quality control laboratories to decrease procedural errors, reduce time spent on data review and speed up the delivery of results to end users

WALTHAM, Mass.July 11, 2012 – PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the introduction of Ensemble® for QA/QC, an integrated informatics solution tailored to decrease procedural errors, and accelerate data review and results delivery of quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) laboratories.  The  solution can be implemented in virtually any industry where testing and results are needed to control manufacturing processes and to ensure the quality of raw materials, in process samples and finished goods.  Some of the key industries currently served include pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical/petrochemical and environmental.

In QA/QC laboratories, time is of the essence, accuracy is critical and processes and procedures must be carried out and fully documented in a manner that supports regulatory compliance.  The Ensemble for QA/QC platform integrates people, procedures and lab systems into one cohesive system that makes data and information available and accessible, wherever and whenever it is needed. This enables real time control and automation that helps laboratories decrease procedural errors, reduce time spent on data review and speed up the delivery of results to end users.

“Decision makers in QA/QC laboratories need critical information to respond quickly and effectively to support business decisions,” said Michael Stapleton, General Manager, Informatics, PerkinElmer.  “The new Ensemble platform enables QA/QC laboratories to maintain high attention to detail while reducing time and cost required to qualify an area or material for use, as well as deliver metrics on operational effectiveness and reduce non-value add tasks.”

The platform utilizes a scalable architecture to support all levels of deployment from a single site to the entire enterprise.  A thorough security and audit trail implementation provides support for stringent regulatory compliance requirements such as FDA, GLP and GMP.

The integrated solution includes:

PerkinElmer is a leading provider of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and consulting services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries. The Company offers enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases, and professional services for biotechnology, drug discovery and chemical research, including software, databases, and web sites which enable customers to create, analyze and communicate chemical, biological, and scientific information more effectively. Learn about our informatics solutions at www.perkinelmer.com/informatics.

About PerkinElmer, Inc.

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. The company reported revenue of approximately $1.9 billion in 2011, has about 7,000 employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE, or at www.perkinelmer.com.

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Sarah Salbu
Corporate Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 781-663-5782
Email: sarah.salbu@perkinelmer.com