BPM Software Solves Pharmaceutical Industry Compliance Challenges

| January 29, 2018

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Solving Compliance Changes in the Pharmaceutical Industry. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) create an enormous compliance burden and expose pharmaceutical companies to financial risk. The most common risks for non-compliance include issues with integrating data on internal and 3rd party systems.

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Shin-Etsu

In 1953, Shin-Etsu Chemical became the first firm in Japan to venture into the silicones business. In the decades since, Shin-Etsu has created a diverse line of products designed to exploit the unique and useful properties of silicones. Today, our lineup includes over 4,000 products that meet user needs in a wide range of industries, including electric/electronics manufacturing, the construction industry, the auto industry, cosmetics and toiletries, and the chemical industry. The Company's operations have spread beyond Japan's shores; we now have production facilities and marketing bases in countries around the globe, including the USA, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand and the Netherlands. We have organized our supply framework to enable direct access to the world's markets and enhance our responsiveness to customer needs. As a result, we have grown to become the No.1 silicone manufacturer in Japan and one of the leading firms worldwide.

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Shin-Etsu

In 1953, Shin-Etsu Chemical became the first firm in Japan to venture into the silicones business. In the decades since, Shin-Etsu has created a diverse line of products designed to exploit the unique and useful properties of silicones. Today, our lineup includes over 4,000 products that meet user needs in a wide range of industries, including electric/electronics manufacturing, the construction industry, the auto industry, cosmetics and toiletries, and the chemical industry. The Company's operations have spread beyond Japan's shores; we now have production facilities and marketing bases in countries around the globe, including the USA, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand and the Netherlands. We have organized our supply framework to enable direct access to the world's markets and enhance our responsiveness to customer needs. As a result, we have grown to become the No.1 silicone manufacturer in Japan and one of the leading firms worldwide.

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