ALBANY, N.Y. (July 3, 2012) – The International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) Quality Council has announced its decision to adopt the RosettaNet electronic certificate of analysis (eCofA) as ISMI’s standard for exchanging information about materials quality. For companies that choose to adopt it, the RosettaNet eCofA will allow them to realize economies of scale for communicating quality information to senders and receivers, advance the industry by simplifying the exchange of quality data, and minimize problems incurred with unique or proprietary data formats for materials quality, ultimately containing operational costs.
Debuting in 2008, the RosettaNet Partner Interface Process (PIP) 2A17: Notify of Certificate of Analysis is a well established electronic data transmission standard that can be used throughout the world for any materials, regardless of the industry.
The ISMI Quality Council, part of a suite of councils offered to the industry by ISMI, provides a framework for best practices sharing and benchmarking related to quality systems and standards, and for quality and reliability processes and technology. Council members of include the following companies:
The GS1 US RosettaNet Standards provide business processes that increase velocity, visibility, and availability of goods, services, and information. These standards help businesses by decreasing errors, eliminating duplicate work, and manual processing between trading partners. More information about RosettaNet can be found on their website: http://www.rosettanet.org/.