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CAMO Software partners with Optimal Industrial Automation Ltd to offer multivariate data analysis in the synTQ® Lite software for PAT environments.


Oslo, Norway: 29th March 2012: CAMO Software, leaders in multivariate data analysis software, have partnered with Optimal Industrial Automation Ltd, a leader in manufacturing process automation systems, to enhance Optimal’s process control software for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector.

The partnership enables CAMO Software’s Unscrambler® X multivariate analytical engines to be offered together with Optimal’s synTQ® Lite software, designed for PAT (Process Analytical Technology) environments in the life sciences industry.

CAMO Software CEO, Paal Braathen, says, "We are very pleased to be working more closely with Optimal, an established leader in process automation. Our multivariate analysis tools complement Optimal’s systems, giving their clients an even more powerful solution to help reduce manufacturing costs and improve quality through deeper process understanding. There is a great fit between our businesses, both in the industries we serve and the culture of the two companies."

Brad Swarbrick, Vice President of Business and Product Development at CAMO Software, adds, "The synTQ® platform is a leading PAT solution, and our Unscrambler® X engine makes it ideally suited to analyzing spectra and process data. Multivariate analysis is increasingly being used by manufacturers to get a better understanding of their process data to drive quality and efficiency improvements."

synTQ® is designed specifically to meet the data management requirements of PAT, with the flexibility to interface with a client’s instrument or control system of choice. It can significantly speed up the development of PAT models and process understanding.

The Unscrambler® X is known for its user friendliness, advanced multivariate methods, data visualization tools and ability to cut through large data sets. It is used by engineers, scientists and researchers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food & beverage, chemical, agriculture, oil & gas, mining & metals, pulp & paper, automotive and general manufacturing sectors.

Martin Gadsby, Director at Optimal Industrial Automation Ltd, says, ®We are delighted to be working closely with CAMO, and our partnership will enable us to provide the undoubted benefits of CAMO products together with our synTQ® Lite data management package. By integratiing Unscrambler® X with synTQ® Lite we are able to offer clients from R&D through to production a cost effective and rapid way of implementing true PAT systems from model development through to full closed loop control.®

For more information on The Unscrambler® X suite of products please contact CAMO Software at info@camo.com or
visit www.camo.com

For more information on synTQ® please contact Optimal Industrial Automation Ltd at enquiries@optimal-ltd.co.uk or
visit www.optimal-ltd.co.uk

About CAMO Software
Founded in 1984, CAMO Software is a recognized leader in Multivariate Data Analysis and Design of Experiments software. Our solutions are used by more than 25,000 people in 3,000 organizations to analyze large data sets, improve process or equipment monitoring and build better predictive models. We help our clients make better decisions through deeper insights from their data, reduce R&D costs, improve production processes and product quality. For more information please visit www.camo.com

About Optimal Industrial Automation Ltd
Now in its 25th year of trading, Optimal was established in 1987 and soon became recognised as a leader in the field of industrial automation. Our skill sets are wide ranging and cover MES, Batch, Continuous and Discrete with over a 1000 systems having been installed. Optimal has been actively involved in the the arena of PAT for over 12 years, and as well as consulting services offer our synTQ® product which has been designed specifically to fullfill the requirements of a PAT data management system. synTQ® is used very effectively by many clients from R&D through to production and has proved that it can not only facilitate the implementation of a true PAT system but also greatly speeds up the model development excercise. For more information please visit www.optimal-ltd.co.uk

Press contacts:
Nathan Bray
Vice President Marketing and Communications
CAMO Software
Direct: +47 22 39 63 01
Mobile: +47 411 47 234
Email:nb@camo.com

Optimal Industrial Automation
Martin Gadsby
Sales & Marketing Director
Tel: +44 1454 333222
Mobile: +44 7970 819045
Email:mgadsby@optimal-ltd.co.uk