Intact to Develop and Advance GRMAuditsphere

The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) has announced the selection of Intact to develop and advance the GRMAuditsphere – the global product safety and quality management system developed by the GRMA. Along with the GRMA certification program, GRMAuditsphere serves the worldwide dietary supplements, cosmetics, and OTC industry as the repository of all relevant data related to audits and certification.

The new GRMAuditsphere is expected to launch in November 2021, with the explicit goal of providing easy access for manufacturers, certification bodies, and retail members.

“After careful review and consideration, the GRMA has initiated a long-term partnership with Intact. When reviewing our options for this important project, we wanted to identify a company with a global footprint, a market leader within the audit, certification, and standard management space, and an organization with a strong analytic platform to support our audit integrity program. We are confident in Intact’s capacity to meet our needs and have been building a unique tool for the GRMA’s certification program.”

Allyn Shultis, Executive Director, GRMA

GRMA and Intact – Strong Partners

In support of the economic value and impact that GRMA member companies have worldwide, Intact’s software solutions will provide all industry stakeholders with an entirely digitized auditing system. In addition, the improved platforms will provide innovative capabilities, value-added data access, and upgraded efficiencies to auditors and certification bodies in the sector. The entire retail and manufacturing community will benefit from the Intact Platform. This includes areas like day-to-day quality, audits, and the ability to later apply Intact Analytics for long-term trend, root cause, and audit anomaly monitoring.

“We are thrilled that the Intact Platform will be used by every player in the quality, auditing, and certification ecosystem of these highly utilized product categories. The GRMA has established the groundwork for long-term analysis and quality across the sector. Their digital transformation is a major leap forward and solidifies their stature as a global leader. Coupled with the Intact Platform to manage audits, certification, supplier directories, and more, the GRMA is on solid footing for long term success.”

Jake Lewin, CEO, Intact – US

About the GRMA

The GRMA is a member-based non-profit organization. They are made up mostly of retailers, manufacturers, trade associations, and certification bodies. They are dedicated to advancing global quality and safety standards. They focus on several non-food industries. These include dietary supplements, over-the-counter drug products, and cosmetics/personal care products.

About GRMAuditsphere

GRMAuditsphere, managed by the GRMA, contains a worldwide list of suppliers who are certified/registered under GRMA to comply with the quality management system requirements of the GRMA suite of industry standards. It also contains a listing of all bodies involved in the process, including National Accreditation Bodies, Certification Bodies, and approved auditors.

Discover More

News

Intact Summit 2021

We are excited to announce the Intact Summit 2021, where more than one hundred participants from standard setters, accreditation and certification bodies, manufacturers and retailers working with Intact come together to learn about Intact’s latest developments and upcoming plans. A… read article
GRMA selects Intact
News

GRMA selects Intact

The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) has announced the selection of Intact to develop and advance the GRMAuditsphere – the global product safety and quality management system developed by the GRMA. Along with the GRMA certification program, GRMAuditsphere serves… read article
Self-Assessments
News

Self-Assessments Made Easy

Collecting information from auditees can be tricky, whether you are using outdated methods like emailing back and forth or using a complicated workaround. The Intact Platform Self-Assessments module makes data collection more manageable than ever before. read article
Industry News
News

Industry News #1

Audit, certification, and standard news: new standard versions and requirements, software news, events, resources, and more. read article
News

Internal Auditors

To increase our internal quality management efforts, we got four Intact employees certified as internal auditors and, for the first time, performed the yearly internal audit of our Integrated Management System entirely in-house. The experience provided our team with a… read article
News

Business Digitization with BI

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call across industries when it comes to the need for digitalization. Businesses were suddenly forced to adopt digital workflows for their operations, revealing a number of challenges – from collaboration to secure document… read article
Intact Platform Interview Approach
News

Interview Approach

Having trouble finding software tailored for management system assessments? Don’t worry – the Intact Platform Interview Approach gives you all the flexibility you need for management system audits and certification while maintaining the ability to track all audit data neatly… read article
Hans Fruhmann Interview
News

Hans Fruhmann Interview

The history of Intact is one of driven people fighting for change. Ever since Intact’s four founders bet on their idea of a brighter tomorrow, their unbreakable will has been a critical factor in Inact’s global success. Twenty years later,… read article