September 28, 2009
Kraft Foods Standardizes on InfinityQS Quality Control Software
Software to Provide Greater Visibility, Enhanced Traceability and Rapid ROI
Chantilly, VA - September 29, 2009 - InfinityQS® International, the leading provider of real-time Statistical Process Control (SPC) software, today announced that Kraft Foods has selected InfinityQS ProFicient 4™ for the global rollout of Statistical Process Control, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), and Net Contents Control capabilities in its manufacturing facilities. The first phase of this rollout focuses on North America with the implementation of the software in 11 sites by the end of 2009.
ProFicient 4 allows Kraft Foods to synthesize quality data across these sites, providing precise analysis of specification trends coming off production lines and the ability to control process drift. The plant-wide quality system allows Kraft to monitor real-time shop floor capabilities and make timely decisions that prevent potential quality issues, ultimately bringing significant savings to the company.
"InfinityQS takes great pride in developing powerful quality tools that allow global companies like Kraft Foods to see a clearer picture of the their manufacturing capabilities," said Michael A. Lyle, president and CEO of InfinityQS. "Over the last 20 years, each new client has strengthened our commitment to create products that quickly deliver a ROI by reducing scrap, defects and other quality issues."
About Kraft Foods
Kraft Foods (www.kraftfoodscompany.com) makes today delicious in 150 countries around the globe. Our 100,000 employees work tirelessly to make delicious foods consumers can feel good about. From American brand icons like Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings, Maxwell House coffees and Oscar Mayer meats, to global powerhouse brands like Oreo and LU biscuits, Philadelphia cream cheeses, Jacobs and Carte Noire coffees, Tang powdered beverages and Milka, Côte d'Or, Lacta and Toblerone chocolates, our brands deliver millions of smiles every day. Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) is the world's second largest food company with annual revenues of $42 billion. The company is a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Standard & Poor's 500, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the Ethibel Sustainability Index.