FMC Foodtech Partners with InfinityQS to Develop SPC Solution for the Food Processing Industry

New Solution for Optimizing Food Processes Will Maximize Yield, Throughput, Food

Chantilly, VA - August 30, 2004 - InfinityQS® International, the premier provider of enterprise-wide quality control manufacturing solutions, today announced that it has formed an OEM agreement with FMC FoodTech, the world's leading technology and solutions provider to the food processing industry.

InfinityQS International and FMC FoodTech will develop an OEM version of the InfinityQS SPC (statistical process control) software adapted to the special needs of the food processing industry. The new product, LINK Process Analysis, will be available exclusively through FMC FoodTech for worldwide distribution.

"InfinityQS' SPC software provides a robust platform for our LINK Process Analysis solution which has been developed for data collection, storage and analysis to improve yield, throughput and productivity while ensuring traceability and food safety," said Thomas Lundquist, product line manager for FMC FoodTech. "Our customers will benefit as a result of the partnership with InfinityQS because of the company's reputation as a trusted SPC software provider to national and international manufacturers."

"We are proud to join forces with FMC FoodTech. This relationship not only reinforces the capability of our SPC software in the food industry but expands our global reach," said Michael A. Lyle, president of InfinityQS International. "By combining the capabilities of InfinityQS SPC software and FMC FoodTech's LINK Process Analysis solution, food processing plants can maximize their compliance with the strictest regulations and best of all, do it while increasing their productivity."

 

About FMC FoodTech
FMC FoodTech is a market leader in the supply of technology solutions and services for the global food industry, FMC FoodTech offers integrated solutions across the entire food processing continuum from meat, seafood and poultry, to fruits and vegetables, beverages and milk and convenience foods.

Wherever food is harvested, processed, portioned, squeezed, cooked, sterilized, frozen, preserved or packaged, FMC FoodTech helps customers by providing superior technologies and services to the world's largest food processors, suppliers and fast-food chains as well as institutional and commercial restaurants. The company represents more than 30 highly respected product brand names including Frigoscandia Equipment, Stein.DSI, Citrus Systems, Food Processing Systems, FranRica, Harvester, Allen Systems and PPM.

FMC FoodTech is an operating group of FMC Technologies, Inc. and is headquartered in Chicago. For more information on FMC FoodTech, visit the company's Web site at www.fmcfoodtech.com.

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