General Motors Sets New Standard for Quality in Automotive Industry



    
    Partners with Dyadem to Deploy Stature Quality Lifecycle Management
    Global Platform
    

    TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ -- Dyadem today announced that General Motors has
selected Dyadem's Stature platform to manage quality across its engineering
and manufacturing divisions globally.  Dyadem is a leader in Quality and Risk
Lifecycle Management.
    Stature will allow GM to leverage a common DFMEA and PFMEA framework. The
Stature QLM solution helps companies dramatically improve quality by
proactively improving designs based on lessons learned and reducing the
communication gap between departments and organizations.
    "We wanted to take our quality FMEAs to a new level and Dyadem's unique
approach was exactly what we needed.  Dyadem understands that quality needs to
be managed at an enterprise level.  Dyadem has an excellent intuitive
Web-based platform that our entire company could standardize on," said Kirk
Gutmann, Global Information Officer, GM Manufacturing & Quality Information
Systems & Services.
    Stature enables GM to conduct quality planning via a Web-based platform
that uses a common library across all divisions and all regions, allowing
better visibility into quality and the incorporation of updates made in
manufacturing back into design.  Global manufacturing models require a Quality
solution that ensures communication and knowledge sharing across departments,
divisions and geographies.
    "GM understands the importance of addressing quality planning through a
global approach.  Many companies attempt to correct design issues at the
manufacturing stage but fail to fully integrate quality throughout the product
lifecycle.  GM is leading the way by unifying its entire global engineering
and manufacturing community on the Stature platform, giving them a shared
quality specification that can be managed from product concept through product
retirement," said Kevin North, President and CEO, Dyadem.
    
    About GM
    
    General Motors Corp. (NYSE:   GM), the world's largest automaker, has been
the annual global industry sales leader for 77 years. Founded in 1908, GM
today employs about 266,000 people around the world. With global headquarters
in Detroit, GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 35 countries. In 2007,
nearly 9.37 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally under the following
brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel,
Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the
industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. More
information on GM can be found at http://www.gm.com.
    
    About Dyadem International
    
    Founded in 1993, Dyadem is the market leader in Quality Lifecycle
Management and Risk Lifecycle Management solutions. Dyadem provides software
and services that empower companies to manage quality, mitigate risks, achieve
regulatory compliance, plan for business continuity and improve profitability.
Dyadem works with 85% of the Fortune 500 companies and serves the high tech &
electronics, medical devices, oil and gas, chemical, automotive,
pharmaceutical and aerospace and defense industries. For more information,
visit http://www.dyadem.com

    For further information, contact:

    
    Dyadem International Ltd            Text 100 Public Relations
    Angela Schwecke                     Maureen Robusto
    905.762.5243                        617.399.4916
    aschwecke@dyadem.com                dyadem@text100.com
    




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For further information: Angela Schwecke of Dyadem International Ltd, 
+1-905-762-5243, aschwecke@dyadem.com; or Maureen Robusto of Text 100 Public 
Relations, +1-617-399-4916, for Dyadem Web Site: http://www.dyadem.com       
          http://www.gm.com

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