Perigord Group first to achieve new quality standard
Perigord Group has become the first company in Europe to be certified to PS 9000:2011 for software design and development.Perigord Group, has become the first company in Europe to be certified to PS 9000:2011 for software design and development. PS9000:2011 has been developed by the Pharmaceutical Quality Group for suppliers of packaging materials and origination/artwork to the pharmaceutical industry.
In addition to software design and development, Perigord’s PS9000:2011 accreditation also covers artwork services, lithographic and digital printing and direct mailing enabling them to offer a unique combined service package to the sector.
According to group’s quality manager Suzanne Ivory, ‘the introduction of artwork management software solutions coupled with innovative artwork services has been a game changer for the pharmaceutical & healthcare industry. At a time when pharmaceutical companies are competing more aggressively for market share, particularly in emerging markets, artwork management software leverages the inherent efficiencies of the internet in a new generation packaging solution that provides pharmaceuticals companies with greater cost efficiencies, reduced lead times and reduced risk of product recall.’