NEWS - MasterControl Acquires Korean Business Partner


SALT LAKE CITY, USA - December 20, 2012 - MasterControl, Inc., a global provider of quality, audit, and document management software solutions, announced it has acquired the business assets for Cepian Technologies, Inc. Cepian Technologies has been a value-added reseller (VAR) for MasterControl since 2010.

"MasterControl and Cepian initiated our business partnership in 2010," says Chad Fox, president of MasterControl's Japanese division and director of its Asia operations. "We've had a successful relationship from the start and Cepian has built a tremendous platform for building a successful business in Korea. This will enable MasterControl to more effectively deliver world-class products and services in Korea and will benefit the local customers and prospects through direct support from MasterControl's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Korean-based MasterControl users will now benefit from the programs we provide for our customers, such as the annual Masters Summit, regional user groups, direct access to global quality experts and extensive compliance-related training events. Through this type of customer involvement, Korean customers will be able to accelerate their quality and compliance initiatives and leverage the expertise of our users all over the world."

Cepian's target market for MasterControl was centered in the life science industries; MasterControl Korea will continue to serve this segment and extend its focus to other industries, including general manufacturing, chemical and food and beverage. All MasterControl products and services will be supported in Korea by native experts with significant experience in implementing quality software and understanding local regulations and quality requirements.

Through a new MasterControl Korea website; http://www.mastercontrol.co.kr/index.html, the local office will be able to serve its Korean customers and prospects with exciting new developments and information on quality management.

About MasterControl
MasterControl Inc.
produces software solutions that enable companies doing business in regulatory environments to get their products to market faster, while reducing overall costs and increasing internal efficiency. MasterControl securely manages a company's critical information throughout the entire product lifecycle. MasterControl software is known for being easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. MasterControl solutions include clinical management, quality management, document management/document control, product lifecycle management, audit management, training management, bill of materials, supplier management, submissions document management, clinical trial 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. For more information about MasterControl, visit www.mastercontrol.com, or call: 800-825-9117 (U.S.); +44 (0) 1256 325 949 (Europe); or 81 (3) 5422 6665 (Japan).