EMA Adds Capabilities to Facilitate RoHS/WEEE Compliance

Scalable business solution powered by Omnify Software can be used for small or large companies in pursuit of environmental, hazardous waste compliance

Rochester, NY — March 28, 2006 — EMA Design Automation, a provider of electronic design automation (EDA) solutions, today announced that it has integrated software from Omnify into its EDM environment to make the adherence to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliance directives even easier.

"Omnify is a proven technology for managing data," commented Manny Marcano, president and CEO of EMA. "Integrating Omnify into our EDM solution provides five key capabilities that bolster our compliance by design philosophy, allowing companies of any size to have the power of a full EDM system."

Marcano said the capabilities that it has been able to access include configuration management, bill of materials (BOM) management, document management, change management and enhanced reporting.

"Overall, I believe EMA's capabilities in RoHS/WEEE content research combined with the Omnify technology are an unbeatable solution," said Marcano. "This combination is unique in the EDA Industry and is very compelling for the entire customer base."

Jack Rowntree, executive vice president of Omnify Software, stated, "We are pleased that EMA has selected our technology as the backbone of their EDM solution. Supporting EMA in providing a complete compliance solution from component sourcing to data management helps manufacturers to fully comply with the regulations while maintaining an efficient product development process."

Additional Articles of Interest

    — For more information on the supply chain impact of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations, see these SDCExec.com articles.