White Papers

Electronic Batch Records for Digital Pharmaceutical Compliance

Batch Manufacturing Records (commonly known as EBR’s) have been the backbone of lot and batch traceability for pharmaceutical companies for decades and have been a vital part of the manufacturing due diligence process to meet strict regulatory standards.

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Average Weight Systems

This white paper is intended to be used as an overview of the average weight legislation (Europe) and how average weight systems can help customers comply. It’s focused on the activity and actions of the packers themselves and how packaged products are marked and managed.  …

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Regulatory Compliance

V5 Traceability is technically compliant with 21 CFR Part 11, and SG Systems Global is ready to work with customers to ensure that internal customer processes are aligned to comply with the regulation fully.

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Digital Auditing – Remote Food Safety Audits

COVID-19 has forced the world to be more open minded to remote demonstrations, video calls and on-line collaboration.  One positive thing about this new norm is the willingness for companies to look at what can and cannot be done remotely. If we said that Food …

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Production – the Achilles Heel of ERP

More and more of today’s manufacturing companies are becoming reliant on ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems to coordinate and control their operational activities. On the face of it there are very attractive reasons for going down the ERP route. Benefits include a single system to …

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Creating a Single Source of Truth for Process Manufacturers

Automating Formula Control and Lot Traceability with Integration to ERP systems. The need for consistent, dependable information across the enterprise is the driving force that resulted in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. ERP systems take what were formerly disparate, back-office applications and databases and consolidate …

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April 6, 2015

A Product Traceability Food System: One Ingredient in a Safe and Efficient Food Supply for Manufacturing Industries

Traceability is not only newsworthy, but investment worthy. Food producers have purchased and installed traceability systems to track the grain in a cereal box to the farm and the apples in vat of apple juice to the orchard. However, traceability is just one element of any …

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February 20, 2015

SPC – Better quality product = happy customers

With a climate of ever influential social media, unhappy clients are able to instantly share their displeasure around the globe with a simple mouse click.   Ensuring every product that you release into the market place is the very best you can achieve is becoming more …

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June 11, 2014

End To End Traceability – The Rising Challenge for Bakers

This article is written to provide a background on end to end traceability solution for bakeries. The history of bread baking can be traced back to the stone age period at least 30,000 years ago.  The Roman Empire is credited with creating the earliest known commercial baking …

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March 31, 2014

Meat Traceability Software for Sausage Manufacturers

*Meat Traceability Software article, aimed at highlighting the Sausage Traceability requirements for a Meat Processing System in a USDA Plant* Traceability is critical in the global sausage manufacturing marketplace.  Retailers expect accurate, less paper based traceability and consumers have matured to expect robust systems for …

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Sausage Traceability