Camstar Announces Its Medical Device Suite v4.1

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—May 1, 2006— Camstar, the established leader in providing Enterprise Manufacturing Execution and Quality Systems for Life Sciences and other global manufacturers, today announced the release of its new Medical Device Suite(TM) v4.1. Powered by the company's InSite MES framework, Medical Device Suite further accelerates the implementation process for medical device and diagnostics manufacturers. It is the most widely used manufacturing system in the medical device and diagnostics industry, and Camstar's customers include most of the top medical device manufacturers - a number of whom are taking advantage of the Medical Device Suite v4.x family.

Medical Device Suite v4.1 offers the best of both worlds: Industry-specific out-of-the-box functionality plus business rules configurations (not coding). The solution features complete and easily retrievable manufacturing audit trail and electronic device history records, electronically managed specifications and procedures that eliminate human error in manufacturing, automatic detection and control of non-conforming material and test results, structured data for failure and root cause analysis, and a rapid implementation methodology.

Camstar has worked directly with its Life Sciences customers to determine what features will bring them the most benefit. According to AMR Research, these companies are very interested: "Manufacturers continue to execute strategies aimed at limiting manufacturing-related compliance liabilities and risk. The result is a reinvigorated market for MES systems that provides broad manufacturing visibility, audit trails, and early warning capabilities." (from AMR Research Report "MES Market Rides Perfect Storm Through $1B Barrier," Friday, June 17, 2005)

Specifically, Camstar's Medical Device Suite v4.1 includes enhancements to its flexible work-in-process tracking; lot and order dispatching; 21 CFR Part 11 electronic signatures; electronic procedures; operator training and certification; equipment maintenance; non-conformance management; label printing; retrieval of externally managed specification documents; and a number of frequently-requested standard reports. Standard, configurable user interfaces are 100% thin client, so no downloads are required on workstations. An updated Standard Validation Package accompanies all releases of Camstar's applications for regulated industries.

"At Camstar, we focus on customers deriving the most value in the shortest time," said Scott Jones, Vice President of Development at Camstar. "InSite and Medical Device Suite go beyond a services oriented architecture (SOA) and offer a true Manufacturing Services Architecture. It takes advantage of the best leading edge technologies such as web services, a flexible data model and configurable user interfaces, all of which dramatically reduce deployment and validation time."

Accompanying Medical Device Suite v4.1 is Rapid eDHR(TM) v4.1. Rapid eDHR comprises a subset of Medical Device Suite features which quickly impart electronic control and visibility to device history records.

Camstar customers who wish to learn more about Medical Device Suite v4.1 should contact Customer Support at

About Camstar Systems, Inc.

Camstar is a leading provider of enterprise manufacturing execution and quality systems. Camstar's InSite and Medical Device Suite applications manage, monitor, and synchronize manufacturing activities across globally distributed plants, and integrates them in real-time with core business processes. Rapid to implement, they provide the manufacturing control needed to help eliminate scrap, rework, paperwork errors and redundant checks. As a result, manufacturers improve yields and product quality, shorten lead times and reach volumes quickly, respond to changing demand, and reduce the cost of compliance. More than 100 leading companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Tyco, CIBA Vision, ZOLL, Zeiss, BIOTRONIK, Kinetic Concepts, IBM, Kodak, AMD, Philips and Hitachi rely on Camstar as a trusted software partner.

Camstar Systems, Inc.
Chris Parsons, 704-227-6617

Email Contact

Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Mechanical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
Product Manager for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Boston, Massachusetts
GIS Data Analyst for CostQuest Associates, Inc. at Cincinnati, Ohio
Software Developer for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Norwell, Massachusetts
Upcoming Events
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
4th International Conference on Sensors and Electronic Instrumentation Advances (SEIA' 2018) at Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre Amsterdam Netherlands - Sep 19 - 21, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial
SolidCAM: Break the Chains

Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise