Public News

January 2020

Lyons Information Systems Partners with Fellow Technology Platform Pioneer, Gerber Technology, LLC, to Help Reinvent the Supply Chain

Lyons Information Systems Partners with Fellow Technology Platform Pioneer, Gerber Technology, LLC, to Help Reinvent the Supply Chain

http://www.lyonsinfo.com/LQATS-YuniquePLM-Cloud-PDM-Apparel-Quality

May 2019

Lyons Quality Audit Tracking System LQATS enhances reporting with Supplier Business Review Report with Non-conformance Pareto Chart, OQL By Month Chart and Irregular Data Chart

LQATS enhances reporting with Supplier Business Review Report with Non-conformance Pareto Chart, OQL By Month Chart and Irregular Data Chart

http://www.lyonsinfo.com/Quality-Pareto-Analysis-OQL-NonConformance-LQATS

June 2018

Lyons Laboratory Management System (LLMS) releases enhancements in mobile and web platforms to increase productivity.

Lyons Laboratory Management System (LLMS) releases enhancements in mobile and web platforms to increase productivity.

http://www.lyonsinfo.com/LIMS-Laboratory-Management-System-LLMS-Mobile

September 2010

NCSU 2010 Management Summit

NCSU 2010 Management Summit — LYONS will present attendees of the two day conference on the topic of Supplier Performance Measurement topics and techniques. A solution to the supplier performance measurement problem that has shown to result in significant bottom line savings for manufacturers will be outlined.

December 2009

LIS, Inc. introduces a new solar testing system (SLMS) for manufacturers of both Photo Voltaic (PV) and Thermal solar devices.

LIS, Inc. introduces a new solar testing system (SLMS) for manufacturers of both Photo Voltaic (PV) and Thermal solar devices. The system streamlines the manufacturing testing process for both certified and uncertified solar laboratories. LIS is currently working with laboratories to integrate the new system into their test manufacturing processes.

December 2009

Cintas Manufacturing Co. adds significant enhancements to their Quality Audit Tracking System

Cintas Manufacturing Co. adds significant enhancements to their Quality Audit Tracking System (CQATS), written by LIS, Inc. to manage and evaluate a greater area of their business. The seventy-four enhancements addition will allow management and staff to dig even deeper into quality assurance issues and respond quicker to opportunities to strengthen their rentals management and garments manufacturing processes. With increases in their rental site business, staff will be able to accomplish the same quality of workmanship by working smarter rather than by working harder. Significant value has been added to their quality management system by these enhancements on a system that has been in operation and growing over the past 5 years.

December 2009

LYONS meets with Apparel and Textile officials in Honduras, CA to discuss opportunities

LYONS meets with Apparel and Textile officials in Honduras, CA to discuss opportunities to strengthen and improve their quality assurance and testing systems to better position themselves for increased demand as well as add quality management value to their companies. With the greater influx of garment manufacturing demands made by customers from all over the world it is imperative that they prepare themselves to service the increased demand.

December 2009

Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. has upgraded their quality management system

Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. has upgraded their quality management system, DQATS, to gain better insight into line manufacturing and reporting over their huge enterprise of worldwide suppliers, factories, and mills. The enhanced system offers further drill down into garment manufacturing details to highlight challenges unique to their business as the world economy becomes more competitive and strategically complicated around them.

November 2009

LYONS addresses the concerns of graduate students and facility at the NCSU College of Textiles on the art of software procurement and quality systems available in the marketplace.

LYONS addresses the concerns of graduate students and facility at the NCSU College of Textiles on the art of software procurement and quality systems available in the marketplace. The attendees were able to see the application of course theory in action in the modern world. Besides being a fun experience, many good questions were discussed as a result of the presentation.

November 2009

LYONS met with officials from the NC Departments of Commerce, and Energy to discuss the future role of the solar energy market and technology in North Carolina.

LYONS met with officials from the NC Departments of Commerce, and Energy to discuss the future role of the solar energy market and technology in North Carolina. The very fruitful meeting presented LYONS with ideas to explore from a group of most helpful and enthusiastic gentlemen.

June 2009

Apparel Magazine features Lyons Laboratory Management System (LLMS) in use at Cintas Corp testing laboratory

Apparel Magazine features Lyons Laboratory Management System (LLMS) in use at Cintas Corp testing laboratory

April 2009

Apparel Magazine article praises the benefits of LQATS used at Cintas Corporation (p. 26)

Apparel Magazine article praises the benefits of LQATS used at Cintas Corporation (p. 26)

March 2009

Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co. implements LLMS - Lyons Laboratory Management System

Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co. implements LLMS - Lyons Laboratory Management System

January 2009

Delta Apparel, Inc. implements LQATS as their enterprise quality auditing solution.

Delta Apparel, Inc. implements LQATS as their enterprise quality auditing solution.

December 2008

Cintas Manufacturing Co. implements LLMS - Lyons Laboratory Management System

Cintas Manufacturing Co. implements LLMS - Lyons Laboratory Management System

July 2008

Cintas Manufacturing Co. integrates GPM into their LQATS quality system.

Cintas Manufacturing Co. integrates GPM into their LQATS quality system.

March 2008

Lyons addresses the 2008 ASQ Quality Management Conference

Lyons addresses the 2008 ASQ Quality Management Conference, Supply Chain Management. “Quality Audit Tracking Systems: The Key to Efficiency and Value”.

July 2007

Ed Lyons, President of Lyons Information Systems, Inc., has been chosen to present

"Quality Audit Tracking Systems: The Key to Efficiency, Effectiveness and Value" at the American Society for Quality's 16th Annual Audit Conference: Strategic Auditing: Innovation, Implementation, Interaction.

May 2007

Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. chooses LLMS as their in-house fabric and garment laboratory testing system.

The new system will provide automation of fabric and garment testing and streamline the request-to-report of products sent to their lab for testing. LLMS will give laboratory staff a birds eye view of job load across the lab and identify ways to increase turn time performance for its customers.

May 2007

Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co. chooses Lyons to create a custom LIMS laboratory data management system.

Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co. chooses Lyons to create a custom LIMS laboratory data management system.
April 2007

Lyons announces GPM, a new global performance monitoring system for use with LQATS

LYONS INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. ANNOUNCES GLOBAL PERFORMANCE MONITOR (GPM) UPGRADE TO ITS QUALITY AUDIT TRACKING SYSTEM

Raleigh, NC – April 27, 2007 – Lyons Information Systems, Inc. announced a major upgrade to its successful Lyons Quality Audit Tracking System (LQATS) today.  The Global Performance Monitor (GPM) allows a manufacturer to view worldwide and in real-time a world-wide view of quality performance at each (or selected) product support sites on a single screen. GPM may be viewed by appropriate users using any Microsoft web browser with an internet connection. As one customer described, “It almost makes reports obsolete!”

LQATS manages manufactured product quality audits and inspection information across a manufacturers’ mills, manufacturing centers, suppliers, and distribution centers located anywhere in the world. The real-time, web-based system allows manufacturers to view audit and inspection information prior to suppliers’ shipments, during the manufacturing process, and prior to shipment of finished goods. GPM adds the capability to identify real-time problem spots easily and visually as they develop, to prevent costly manufacturing losses. GPM provides quick visual quality performance evaluation over an enterprise and offers drill down view of the latest product quality audits or inspections of any selected location. This addition to LQATS provides senior management an instant worldwide view of the health of their company from a quality assurance perspective.

About Lyons Information Systems, Inc.® 

Lyons Information Systems, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They offer Lyons Quality Audit Tracking System, GradeCard® Supplier Performance Management System, and custom software development for the manufacturing and distribution industries, with a particular focus on the apparel industry. LYONS’ clients include Cintas Corporation and other apparel manufacturers.

For further information contact Ed Lyons at 866-351-4287 (toll free in the US), 919-771-1510, lis@lyonsinfo.com or visit the company’s web site at www.lyonsinfo.com.

April 2007

Cintas Manufacturing Co. enhances its Quality Audit Tracking System to cover a larger scope of its business.

Cintas Manufacturing Co. enhances its Quality Audit Tracking System to cover a larger scope of its business.

April 2007

Cintas Manufacturing Co. chooses LLMS as their automated laboratory product testing system.

Cintas Manufacturing Co. chooses LLMS as their automated laboratory product testing system.
April 2007

Lyons announces GPM, a global performance monitoring system for the quality manufacturing community.

The management system will provide senior management with a worldwide, real-time view of current quality performance at each of their supporting factories, mills, and supplier sites.

Raleigh, NC – April 27, 2007 – Lyons Information Systems, Inc. announced a major upgrade to its successful Lyons Quality Audit Tracking System (LQATS) today.  The Global Performance Monitor (GPM) allows a manufacturer to view worldwide and in real-time a world-wide view of quality performance at each (or selected) product support sites on a single screen. GPM may be viewed by appropriate users using any Microsoft web browser with an internet connection. As one customer described, “It almost makes reports obsolete!”

LQATS manages manufactured product quality audits and inspection information across a manufacturers’ mills, manufacturing centers, suppliers, and distribution centers located anywhere in the world. The real-time, web-based system allows manufacturers to view audit and inspection information prior to suppliers’ shipments, during the manufacturing process, and prior to shipment of finished goods. GPM adds the capability to identify real-time problem spots easily and visually as they develop, to prevent costly manufacturing losses. GPM provides quick visual quality performance evaluation over an enterprise and offers drill down view of the latest product quality audits or inspections of any selected location. This addition to LQATS provides senior management an instant worldwide view of the health of their company from a quality assurance perspective.

About Lyons Information Systems, Inc.® 

Lyons Information Systems, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They offer Lyons Quality Audit Tracking System, GradeCard® Supplier Performance Management System, and custom software development for the manufacturing and distribution industries, with a particular focus on the apparel industry. LYONS’ clients include Cintas Corporation and other apparel manufacturers.

For further information contact Ed Lyons at 866-351-4287 (toll free in the US), 919-771-1510, lis@lyonsinfo.com or visit the company’s web site at www.lyonsinfo.com.

April 2007

Cintas Manufacturing Co. purchases enhancements to its Quality Audit Tracking System (CQATS).

Cintas Manufacturing Co. purchases enhancements to its Quality Audit Tracking System (CQATS).

 

March 2007

Announcement of Global Performance Monitor.

Announcement of the GPM extension to the LYONS Quality Audit Tracking System (LQATS) has been met with much excitement and interest. Executives may observe enterprise-wide, global real-time quality performance at each of their manufacturing sites. Performance is graphically viewed on a single screen and problem sites are easily flagged. Some managers have asked, "Why create reports? We have GPM" The new functionality comes included in the LQATS system.

October 2006

Ed Lyons will deliver a presentation at the 19th Annual Quality Management Conference

Ed Lyons will deliver a presentation at the 19th Annual Quality Management Conference in Dallas, Texas on March 1-2, 2007 titled, "Assessing the Assessors: Evaluating Quality Audit Tracking Software Systems" The presentation will be published in the ASQ QMD's 19th Annual Quality Conference Proceedings Publication".
August 2005

Cintas Corporation enhances their Quality Audit Tracking System with new features from LYONS

Cintas Corporation purchased the Quality Audit Tracking and Inspection System to be implemented at their US headquarters site in Ft. Worth, Texas. The system will be used to manage garment and fabric quality audit and inspection information across its mills, manufacturing, and distribution centers located worldwide.
June 2005

Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Company expands its quality assurance system worldwide.

Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Company has rolled out their quality audit tracking system to their worldwide family of mills, factories, and suppliers. The centralized source of information provides world class data integration with real-time visibility of business changes.
May 2005

Burgess-Norton purchases GradeCard®

Burgess-Norton, Geneva IL purchases GradeCard® for use across their US manufacturing sites. The ASP solution will provide supplier performance management services for staff and suppliers of the company. 

About Burgess-Norton

Founded in 1903, Burgess-Norton manufactures superior quality precision metal components. As the largest supplier of piston pins in the world for internal combustion engines and compressor applications, B-N has built its reputation on quality and innovation. 

Burgess-Norton manufactures piston pins for the automotive aftermarket, compressor, outdoor equipment, agricultural, and racing/performance markets.

Customers include most original equipment manufacturers of autos, light trucks, heavy duty trucks, and commercial vehicles. B-N also supplies most first tier suppliers of pistons.

From engineering support through manufacturing and final packaging, Burgess-Norton is the logical choice as your "singual source" for piston pins.

www.burgessnorton.com

March 2005

LYONS announces new ASP service

The hosting service will provide small and mid-size companies the ability to use LYONS system solutions easily and affordably.

February 2005

NASD contracts with LYONS for its quality inspection and audit tracking system.

NASD contracts with LYONS for its quality inspection and audit tracking system.

July 2004

Cintas Corporation, LYONS expands reach of quality audit inspection system

Cintas Corporation has added further reaching data collection and analysis capabilities to its quality audit and inspection system. LYONS will provide enhancements to its quality assurance product to meet the business demand of this textiles and apparel industry leader.

May 2004

Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Co. implements GradeCard®

Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Co. implements GradeCard®

March 2004

New textile system developed for Cintas Corporation

Lyons Information Systems, Inc. was contracted by Cintas Corporation to build a global textile and apparel quality audit and inspection system. The system will be used worldwide to serve the company’s customers, suppliers, and manufacturing locations.

July 2003

Four new GradeCard® modules are announced by Lyons Information Systems, Inc.

The new additions provide a customer with an ease of visibility of supplier performance and spending levels across their enterprise. The web-based modules offer point-and-click reporting that integrates and displays worldwide site information in a clear overview of company performance and spending dynamics.

GradeCard® is a fully comprehensive software system that measures supplier performance across product quality, delivery and service performance. The product works with virtually any installed legacy or ERP system. By measuring continuous supplier performance and elevating awareness among all parties, GradeCard® provides a platform for continuous process and cost improvement. As a result, previous “profit leaks” due to poor supplier performance are plugged and subsequent cost savings immediately improve cash flow and bottom line profits.

The GradeCard® product was originally developed and implemented in a Global 100 pharmaceutical organization, and delivered the means to improve supplier performance and profitability.

February 2002

Lyons Information Systems Breaks New Ground

GradeCard® is a fully comprehensive, enterprise software system that measures supplier performance across quality, delivery, and service levels, providing the tools for successful Supplier Performance Management. 

The product works with virtually any installed legacy or ERP system, using automated data collection and analysis techniques to build a comprehensive supplier performance measurement data base. With the addition of minimal delivery/quality/service information, GradeCard® provides powerful data analysis and numerous reports, using an intuitive, graphical user interface. 

By tracking, measuring, and evaluating supplier performance, GradeCard® enables cost reduction methods and becomes a mitigating force on profit leaks, caused by delivery and quality problems. GradeCard's®unique competitive advantage is that it is the only product in the industry that provides a comprehensive, objective, and quantitative report of supplier performance, along with an effective change-process, which is based on the results. 

The benefit is immediate improvement to cash flow and bottom line profits.

Companies no longer feel overwhelmed in dealing with analyzing large amounts of data, untimely reports, or resource constraints. GradeCard® ensures the timely integration of corporate information, consistency of performance measurement, and the tools needed to minimize negative suppler impact on corporate finances and operations. 

GradeCard® provides a proven solution to one of the most overlooked and widely ignored components of the Supply Chain Management process.

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