“We are delighted to be working with such a highly respected organisation and believe the products and services being offered through this partnership will provide considerable value for BRC members,” said Keith Evans, Chief Executive of BRC Trading.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2012
BRC Global Standards, a leading global safety and quality certification programme and Alchemy Systems, a leader in innovative training solutions for the food and drink sectors, have formed a strategic alliance to offer BRC certificated suppliers the SISTEM training and compliance management platform. The partnership represents a combined effort of both parties to make a difference in the safety of the global food supply.
“We are delighted to be working with such a highly respected organisation and believe the products and services being offered through this business partnership will provide considerable value for BRC members,” said Keith Evans, Chief Executive of BRC Trading.
Developed over 8 years ago by Alchemy, SISTEM is used in over one thousand food and drink processing facilities to automate the delivery and documentation of personnel training. It is also used in multiple countries to help companies meet the training requirements set forth by the Global Food Safety Initiative’s approved schemes, such as BRC.
"The high standards set forth by BRC align seamlessly with Alchemy's efforts to provide world-class training to establish and maintain a strong culture of food safety. In fact, many of our customers have used our training platform (SISTEM) to meet the training requirements necessary for BRC certification," said Jeff Eastman, Chief Executive Officer of Alchemy. "We are encouraged by the opportunities our partnership with BRC will bring to the industry and look forward to doing our part to make the food supply safer for consumers."
More information about Alchemy and the SISTEM training platform can be found on the BRC website at http://www.brcbusinessservices.com. Alchemy will also be exhibiting at the BRC Global Standards Conference March 6-7th at the Millennium Mayfair Hotel in London and the BRC Global Food Safety Conference March 26-30th at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois.
Alchemy is dedicated to providing innovative training products that use technology and media to educate the global workforce. Our training and compliance management platform, SISTEM, enables companies to effectively deliver, document and manage personnel training using interactive, multilingual courseware. With SISTEM, Alchemy helps to solve the training challenges most companies face when balancing production demands with increasingly strict regulatory requirements. For more information, please go to http://www.alchemysystems.com.
About the British Retail Consortium (BRC)
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the UK's leading retail trade association. It represents the full range of retailers, large and small, multiples and independents, food and non-food, online and store based. For further information about BRC please visit http://www.brc.org.uk.
About the BRC’s Global Standards
The BRC Global Standards are a leading global safety and quality certification programme, used throughout the world by over 17,000 certificated suppliers in 90 countries through a network of over 80 accredited and BRC recognised Certification Bodies. The BRC Global Standards are widely used by suppliers and global retailers. They facilitate standardisation of quality, safety, operational criteria and manufacturers’ fulfilment of legal obligations. They also help provide protection to the consumer. For further information about the BRC Global Standards please visit http://www.brcglobalstandards.com.
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