Formed in 2005 DVS Quality Solutions primary focus is to help ensure that packaging within regulated environments is fit for purpose in terms of content and specification. The products and services that we offer are to help ensure that clients packaging contains the correct information, and that there are no unwanted changes throughout the packaging development process.
The software that that we offer compares the content of the various outputs along the workflow, from the initial regulatory documentation through to the finished packaging component.
Many of the major pharmaceutical companies as well as generic and parallel import companies are using the tools and services.
Our secondary focus is on the packaging specification and covers colour management, ink and coating specifications and packaging performance.
With a wide range of experience in the print and packaging industry we understand not only the requirements of the various stages of packaging development but also the limitations of processes and materials.
Electronic proofreading software for the pharmaceutical industry
We supply a number of solutions to help secure the packaging development process.
Electronic proofreading software
Our solutions cover the whole packaging workflow from original approved regulatory documents through to the finished, printed packaging material, including:
- PILs (inserts and outserts)
Text comparison software
To ensure that the text content is correct throughout the workflow we offer text comparison software (TVT) that has the ability to compare text irrespective of layout or order and with the following benefits:
- Extremely fast, can compare documents with 10,000 words in less than five seconds
- Easily identifies and presents text differences for review
- Can identify style (font) differences
- Multiple documents can be compared together
- And without the need to convert original non PDF documents to PDF before comparison
Packaging artwork comparison software
Our packaging artwork software (ImageCompare Pre-Press) enables the comparison of the electronic proof to the approved artwork ensuring when artwork files are modified there are no unwanted changes. The software identifies:
- Differences in content
- Differences in position of text or graphics
- Differences in colour or density
- Differences in size
Pharmaceutical packaging inspection systems
When vendor artwork has been approved and the packaging is delivered it is necessary to ensure the integrity of the printed content. ImageCompare Packaging software and systems enable the quick and accurate confirmation of the content, including:
Evaluation of the workflow and procedures at client and vendor sites to identify potential weak or stress points within the system that can lead to possible recalls.
We can provide a consultancy service to review and recommend changes to processes and specifications in the following areas:
- Artwork generation and management
- Quality Control of printed material
- Packaging and print specification for the maximisation of packaging output
- Colour control, evaluation and management
The solutions that we offer are in use in many major pharmaceutical, medical device and nutrition companies, such as GSK, Novartis, Nestle, Sanofi-Aventis, Pfizer and Allergan; generic pharmaceutical manufacturers such as Teva, Rosemont and Perrigo; Parallel importers such as Cross Pharma, Waymade, Medartuum and Quadrant, as well as several national and international regulatory authorities.
Our customer base extends across the USA, Europe, Asia and Australasia.