NEWS - MasterControl and Japanese Automation Leader Yamatake Announce Partnership


TOKYO, JAPAN - June 2, 2011 - MasterControl Inc., a global provider of GxP process and document management software solutions for the life science and manufacturing industries, announced plans for a strategic partnership with Yamatake Corporation of the Azbil Group in Tokyo, Japan.

MasterControl and Yamatake Corporation agreed to a strategic partnership to market and support MasterControl products within Japan. This partnership will enable Yamatake Corporation to grow quality solutions within their Advanced Automation Company Division and bring world-class quality management software to regulated clients within the life science and ISO industries across Japan.

Chad Fox, President of Japan and Managing Director of Asia for MasterControl announced, "MasterControl is excited to partner with one of the world's leading business automation solution companies. This alliance will meet the needs of thousands of companies throughout Japan that require a complete quality solution leveraging the latest in technology and quality compliance expertise. We're excited to partner with Yamatake Corporation to market a best of breed regulatory solution to meet the needs of the industry on a global scale."

Yamatake Corporation's Knowledgeware Business Department Manager, Mr. Kazuo Ukita, also commented, "The combined capabilities of MasterControl and Yamatake will bring enterprise quality management solutions to the Japanese industry that are focused on value, ease of use and better quality for regulated companies in every industry. We are excited to be supporting MasterControl's expansion into the Japan market."

About Yamatake Corporation
Since its founding in 1906, Yamatake has built core measurement and control technologies to maintain its position at the forefront of the world's automation industry. Over a long corporate history, operating at one point under the name Yamatake-Honeywell, Yamatake has built a sterling reputation for providing optimum solutions in industrial automation, factory automation and building automation at Yamatake's 26 international offices and the expertise of more than 8,000 employees worldwide.

About MasterControl

MasterControl Inc. produces software solutions that enable regulated companies to get their products to market faster, while reducing overall costs and increasing internal efficiency. The corporation has three global offices and supports more than 500 clients in eight languages in 37 countries. MasterControl securely manages a company's critical information throughout the entire product lifecycle. Our software is known for being easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. MasterControl solutions include quality management, document management, product lifecycle management, audit management, training management, bill of materials, supplier management, submissions management, and more. Supported by a comprehensive array of services based on industry best practices, MasterControl provides our customers with a complete information management solution across the entire enterprise.