Alchemy Systems, Austin, Texas, and SafetyChain Software, San Rafael, Calif., formed a partnership to help the food and beverage industry improve their food safety and quality initiatives.

Alchemy is a global provider of food safety programs used at over 20,000 facilities. SafetyChain Software develops food safety and quality management solutions designed to reduce risk, control costs and ensure compliance. SafetyChain and Alchemy will work together to help food and beverage customers build a more holistic approach to managing and ensuring the safety and quality of their products.

"We are very excited about our partnership with Alchemy," says Barry Maxon, SafetyChain's CEO. "Alchemy's great reputation in the industry for innovative food safety training complements SafetyChain's industry-leading food safety and quality management solutions. Alchemy trains the very operators that use our solutions every day. Together, our respective companies will be able to provide greater value to help our customers achieve a more comprehensive approach to managing—and improving—their food safety and quality performance."

"Food companies are looking for comprehensive solutions to their food safety compliance and risk management challenges," says Jeff Eastman, chief executive officer of Alchemy. "SafetyChain and Alchemy's complementary set of technologies and skills enable us to better serve food companies."