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Digital audit cadaster management tool sought by large German chemical company

Country of Origin: Germany
Reference Number: TRDE20210107001
Publication Date: 11 January 2021

Summary

A large German chemical company is looking for a digital documentation tool that helps to fulfil legal requirements regarding the regular checking of machines and assets. It should provide information about new rules and document internal measures being taken to comply with them or react to audit findings. The desired outcome is a more efficient, digitized audit cadaster management leading to cost and time savings. Commercial agreements with technical assistance or license agreements are sought.

Description

The technology is sought by a subdivision of a large German company for coatings and surface solutions. As an operator of a production facility for chemical products, it has to ensure compliance with various legal requirements, for example with regard to fire protection, health and safety or environmental protection. Machines and assets on the production facility have to be checked regularly and are subject of internal and external audits. A tool, software or service is sought to ensure compliance with the respective rules by organizing the internal quality management process more efficiently. 

On the one hand, the tool should provide information regarding the respective legal requirements and rules to the staff that is responsible for supervising and surveilling the technical infrastructure, machines and assets. The tool should consolidate and update information in real-time regarding all kinds of operator duty laws and regulations. Any new information, changes or updates by public authorities should be made easily and quickly available to staff members being in charge for technical supervision and quality management.

On the other hand, the tool should help to manage all the internal measures being taken to comply with these obligations and rules. Especially it should help the company to centrally document, check and track measures which are triggered by laws and guidelines. If possible, the tool should also include a communication tool to enhance the implementation of countermeasures and steps being taken as a reaction to audit findings, for example to remedy possible problems or non-compliances with rules.

The desired outcome is a more efficient and digitized audit cadaster management leading to cost and time savings and an improved quality management process. Commercial agreements with technical assistance or license agreements are sought.
The company is a world leading supplier for chemical surface treatment solutions. Its main products are vehicle and car repair paints, architectural coatings and applied surface technology for metal, plastic and glass substrates for numerous industries. The subdivision is part of a multinational company group active globally.

The German company offers commercial agreements with technical assistance to companies providing suitable IT-solutions.

A possible partner should ideally be familiar with legal obligations and safety requirements companies from the chemical industry have to comply with. It should have enough experience to execute projects with large, international partners.

The tool offered should be implemented by transferring the technology and if necessary adjusting it to the concrete needs of the German company. The partner sought is expected to provide the technology and help with the implementation and if necessary adjustment to individual needs of the German company.

A cooperation within the framework of a license agreement is also conceivable. In this case, close cooperation is expected in order to implement the technical features in detail.

Expertise sought

A possible partner should ideally be familiar with legal obligations and safety requirements companies from the chemical industry have to comply with. It should have enough experience to execute projects with large, international partners. 

The solution should
• manage all the internal measures being taken to comply with legal obligations
• provide information regarding the respective legal requirements and rules to the staff and alert them to changes
• document, check and track measures which are triggered by laws and guidelines

Stage Of Development

Already on the market

Stage Of Development Comment

The sought solution should be available on the market and ready to implement either directly or by the adjustment of minor requirements.

Requested partner

The German company offers commercial agreements with technical assistance to companies providing suitable IT-solutions.
A possible partner should ideally be familiar with legal obligations and safety requirements companies from the chemical industry have to comply with. It should have enough experience to execute projects with large, international partners. The tool offered should be implemented by transferring the technology and if necessary adjusting it to the concrete needs of the German company. The partner sought is expected to provide the technology and help with the implementation and if necessary adjustment to individual needs of the German company.
A cooperation within the framework of a license agreement is also conceivable. In this case, close cooperation is expected in order to implement the technical features in detail.

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