News | June 29, 2017

Decernis And Specpage To Offer Joint Compliance Management Solutions For The Food And Beverage Industry

Washington, DC /PRNewswire/ -- Decernis LLC (http://www.decernis.com), the leading provider of technology and content solutions for product compliance, safety, and risk management, announces a new partnership with SpecPage, a global provider of integrated software solutions and online catalogs for the food & beverage industry. SpecPage will integrate its product lifecycle management system (SpecPDM) with Decernis' solutions to assist food and beverage manufacturers and distributors with global regulatory requirements.

Based on this new collaboration, Decernis and SpecPage are launching Compliance Guide, a web-based management tool, which is based on Decernis' compliance management system, gComply Plus, comprising more than 5 million terms from over 90,000 food and beverage regulations and compliance standards across 207 countries worldwide. This will help industry users ensure their product recipes and specifications comply with global regulatory requirements, including information on additives, nutritional values, packaging, contaminants and Standards of Identity.

"With expertise in European and US food law, combined and integrated with the Decernis' expertise and global compliance management solution, SpecPage helps companies introduce new food and beverage products efficiently into the market while taking account of relevant regulations and the needs of their trading partners", said Severin Weiss, CEO of SpecPage. "Many of our clients produce food or beverages on a global scale and need to make information available in various languages. Ongoing changes and the complexity of regulatory requirements present increasing challenges for them."

"Decernis is an ideal partner offering global compliance management tools and expertise, which we can leverage for our clients wanting to export their products around the globe and to keep risks and costs to a minimum. Our integration of their solutions simplify these processes for manufacturers and distributors, and ensure that only accurate and regulatory compliant information is published", he added.

"This cooperation will provide customers access to Decernis' knowledge and technology through the newly launched Compliance Guide based on Decernis' gComply Plus. Having the ability to access industry-specific, regulatory requirements and information is essential for effective product development, safe products and speedy market access." stated Dr. Ruud Overbeek, Chief, Strategy and Business Development at Decernis, LLC. "Decernis' technology-enabled risk management solutions help guide our clients cost-effectively through the myriad of regulatory and compliance requirements. Decernis is very pleased to work with SpecPage to help their customers achieve an effective go-to-market strategy for safe food and beverage products."

About SpecPage
SpecPage with headquarters in Switzerland and branch offices in Germany, France, Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Slovakia, Singapore and United States is a leading vendor of integrated software solutions and online catalogs for the food and beverage industry. Well-known customers use the innovative and user-friendly software solutions from SpecPage to successfully manage the special and complex aspects of product development in the global competition for attractive products. With expertise in food law, the company offers turnkey product data management tools for master data and recipe as well product lifecycle management with integrated GDSN interface, simplifying compliance with global labelling requirements. In addition to its standardized software solutions, SpecPage offers master data capturing services and audits. www.specpage.com

About Decernis
Decernis LLC delivers global solutions for product compliance, safety, and risk management through smart technology, Intelligent Systems Technology, Big Data Analytics, and global expertise. Our horizon scanning, enterprise solutions, supply chain management and experts in global food, consumer, and industrial product safety support our clients in meeting complex market demands and key decisions. Decernis tracks regulatory developments in more than two hundred countries on a day-by-day basis.

SOURCE: Decernis LLC

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