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July 19, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

How Symmetry Surgical Increased Efficiency, Reduced Compliance Risk & Increased Awareness thru Quality Process Automation

Join us to learn how Symmetry Surgical,  a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality surgical instrumentation, electrosurgery and minimally invasive surgical devices, simplified and automated their quality processes to improve efficiency, reduce compliance risk and increase knowledge and awareness throughout their organization.    

Hear Tracy Newton Mapes, Senior Director of Quality at Symmetry Surgical, share their journey of realizing rapid efficiency gains from their automation of key quality processes including Complaints Management, Customer Feedback, CAPA, Nonconformance, Supplier Corrective Action and more.  You’ll learn how Symmetry Surgical took a pragmatic approach with their small team to ensure success with their early applications to win management support and is currently utilizing 10 modules within the system and harmonizing across new acquisitions.   You can also learn about Symmetry Surgical’s recent adoption of the new ETQ Training Management module and the significant impact. 

Join us to learn how: 

  • Small quality teams can do big things by simplifying processes and goals 
  • To drastically reduce the use of paper, increasing efficiency, reducing storage and scanning costs and driving sustainability 
  • Improve information access across the organization 
  • To manage and ensure success by pacing the rollout of quality automation 
  • Success drives further adoption in the organization 
  • To gain management support by focusing on an early win with one application 



David Isaacson
Vice President, Product Marketing

David Isaacson, is Vice President, Product Marketing at ETQ and has over 25 years experience in software product marketing and product management. David has successfully brought SaaS products to market for a variety of industries and high-growth companies. He has worked for software companies such as Anaqua, VFA/Accruent, and Oracle, where he led the product management team responsible for integrating analytics into the Oracle database.


Tracy Newton
Sr. Director, Quality Assurance

Symmetry Surgical

Tracy Newton Mapes, is Sr. Director of Quality for Symmetry Surgical. Tracy is a Quality Management veteran within Medical and OEM operational environments.  She holds a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee with broad experiences in Process Engineering, IT, Maintenance, Construction and Plant Management in addition to Quality.  She has a bias for process and efficiency improvement fostered from her time as Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Program Director roles.  She has a long list of successes and turnaround accomplishments resulting from combining a continuous drive for improvement with varied experiences and a bias for software solutions to improve the lives of both external and internal customers.

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