SofTech Case Study: Water Pik Improves Its Flow with ProductCenter PLM

  SofTech Case Study: Water Pik Improves Its Flow with ProductCenter PLM

Using ProductCenter to Manage Regulated Healthcare Product Information
throughout the Global Supply Chain

Business Wire

LOWELL, Mass. -- January 8, 2013

SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB:SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management
(PLM) solutions, announces its latest ProductCenter® PLM case study featuring
Water Pik, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of pioneering
personal healthcare products headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.

With this implementation Water Pik has achieved the following benefits:

  *Increased product development efficiency through secure access to product
    information among global operations located in the United States, United
    Kingdom, Canada and China as well as the extended supply chain
  *Improved management of product information for all product lines
    supporting every major department at Water Pik
  *Gained greater control over business procedures for supporting compliance
    standards such as the Underwriters Laboratories, Canadian Standards
    Association, RoHS WEEE, FDA and ISO 9001 certification.

“As Water Pik’s product development processes have evolved over the years, we
have fulfilled our requirements by implementing new processes to meet the
challenging business climate that our company competes in. ProductCenter has
been able to support our needs and we know this will continue in the future,”
states Mike Koliha, Systems Analyst at Water Pik.

For the complete case study on ProductCenter PLM at Water Pik visit the
SofTech Web site at

About Water Pik, Inc.

Water Pik is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative
personal healthcare products sold under the Waterpik® brand name. The Company
has developed and introduced many products that are considered the first of
their kind and have led to the formation of new markets, including the Water
Flosser, and the pulsating shower massage. The Waterpik® brand is one of the
most trusted oral health brands of dental professionals throughout the world.
The Company's products are sold through a variety of channels, including mass
merchandisers, drug store chains and specialty retailers. Headquartered in
Fort Collins, CO, the Company operates facilities in the United States, Canada
and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit the Water Pik, Inc.
website at

About SofTech’s ProductCenter PLM Solution

ProductCenter PLM is focused on helping companies maintain a comprehensive,
fully integrated and useful “Bill of Information” that consolidates all
product-related information used to define, design, manufacture, and service a
company’s products.

ProductCenter PLM accelerates product creation and profitability by fostering
innovation, extended enterprise collaboration, product quality improvements,
and compressed time-to-market cycles. SofTech excels in its sensible approach
to delivering enterprise PLM solutions, with comprehensive out-of-the-box
capabilities, to meet the needs of manufacturers of all sizes quickly and

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, SofTech ( has
locations and distribution partners throughout North America, Europe, and

SofTech and ProductCenter are registered trademarks of SofTech, Inc. All other
products or company references are the property of their respective holders.


SofTech, Inc.
Sarah Garagliano, 978-513-2712
Product Marketing
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