News & Events
  • September 2010
    NCSU 2010 Management Summit — LYONS will present attendees of the two day conference on the topic of Supplier Performance Measurement topics and techniques. A solution to the supplier performance measurement problem that has shown to result in significant bottom line savings for manufacturers will be outlined.
  • December 2009
    LIS, Inc. introduces a new solar testing system (SLMS) for manufacturers of both Photo Voltaic (PV) and Thermal solar devices. The system streamlines the manufacturing testing process for both certified and uncertified solar laboratories. LIS is currently working with laboratories to integrate the new system into their test manufacturing processes.
  • December 2009
    Cintas Manufacturing Co. adds significant enhancements to their Quality Audit Tracking System (CQATS), written by LIS, Inc. to manage and evaluate a greater area of their business. The seventy-four enhancements addition will allow management and staff to dig even deeper into quality assurance issues and respond quicker to opportunities to strengthen their rentals management and garments manufacturing processes. With increases in their rental site business, staff will be able to accomplish the same quality of workmanship by working smarter rather than by working harder. Significant value has been added to their quality management system by these enhancements on a system that has been in operation and growing over the past 5 years.
  • December 2009
    LYONS meets with Apparel and Textile officials in Honduras, CA to discuss opportunities to strengthen and improve their quality assurance and testing systems to better position themselves for increased demand as well as add quality management value to their companies. With the greater influx of garment manufacturing demands made by customers from all over the world it is imperative that they prepare themselves to service the increased demand.
  • December 2009
    Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. has upgraded their quality management system, DQATS, to gain better insight into line manufacturing and reporting over their huge enterprise of worldwide suppliers, factories, and mills. The enhanced system offers further drill down into garment manufacturing details to highlight challenges unique to their business as the world economy becomes more competitive and strategically complicated around them.
  • November 2009
    LYONS addresses the concerns of graduate students and facility at the NCSU College of Textiles on the art of software procurement and quality systems available in the marketplace. The attendees were able to see the application of course theory in action in the modern world. Besides being a fun experience, many good questions were discussed as a result of the presentation.
  • November 2009
    LYONS met with officials from the NC Departments of Commerce, and Energy to discuss the future role of the solar energy market and technology in North Carolina. The very fruitful meeting presented LYONS with ideas to explore from a group of most helpful and enthusiastic gentlemen.
  • June 2009
    Apparel Magazine features Lyons Laboratory Management System (LLMS) in use at Cintas Corp testing laboratory. Read full Article »
  • April 2009
    Apparel Magazine article praises the benefits of LQATS used at Cintas Corporation (p. 26). Read full Article »
  • March 2009
    Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co. implements LLMS - Lyons Laboratory Management System
  • January 2009
    Delta Apparel, Inc. implements LQATS as their enterprise quality auditing solution.
  • December 2008
    Cintas Manufacturing Co. implements LLMS - Lyons Laboratory Management System
  • July 2008
    Cintas Manufacturing Co. integrates GPM into their LQATS quality system.
  • March 2008
    Lyons addresses the 2008 ASQ Quality Management Conference, Supply Chain Management. “Quality Audit Tracking Systems: The Key to Efficiency and Value”.
  • July 2007
    Ed Lyons, President of Lyons Information Systems, Inc., has been chosen to present "Quality Audit Tracking Systems: The Key to Efficiency, Effectiveness and Value" at the American Society for Quality's 16th Annual Audit Conference: Strategic Auditing: Innovation, Implementation, Interaction.
  • May 2007
    Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. chooses LLMS as their in-house fabric and garment laboratory testing system. The new system will provide automation of fabric and garment testing and streamline the request-to-report of products sent to their lab for testing. LLMS will give laboratory staff a birds eye view of job load across the lab and identify ways to increase turn time performance for its customers.
  • May 2007
    Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co. chooses Lyons to create a custom LIMS laboratory data management system.
  • April 2007
    Lyons announces GPM, a new global performance monitoring system for use with LQATS. The product provides management with worldwide, real-time views of quality performance at any company production facility. Read full Article »
  • April 2007
    Cintas Manufacturing Co. enhances its Quality Audit Tracking System to cover a larger scope of its business.
  • April 2007
    Cintas Manufacturing Co. chooses LLMS as their automated laboratory product testing system.
  • April 2007
    Cintas Manufacturing Co. purchases enhancements to its Quality Audit Tracking System (CQATS).
  • April 2007
    Lyons announces GPM, a global performance monitoring system for the quality manufacturing community.
    The management system will provide senior management with a worldwide, real-time view of current quality performance at each of their supporting factories, mills, and supplier sites. Read full Press Release »
  • March 2007
    Announcement of Global Performance Monitor.
    Announcement of the GPM extension to the LYONS Quality Audit Tracking System (LQATS) has been met with much excitement and interest. Executives may observe enterprise-wide, global real-time quality performance at each of their manufacturing sites. Performance is graphically viewed on a single screen and problem sites are easily flagged. Some managers have asked, "Why create reports? We have GPM" The new functionality comes included in the LQATS system.
  • October 2006
    Ed Lyons will deliver a presentation at the 19th Annual Quality Management Conference in Dallas, Texas on March 1-2, 2007 titled, "Assessing the Assessors: Evaluating Quality Audit Tracking Software Systems" The presentation will be published in the ASQ QMD's 19th Annual Quality Conference Proceedings Publication".
  • August 2005
    Cintas Corporation enhances their Quality Audit Tracking System with new features from LYONS
    Cintas Corporation purchased the Quality Audit Tracking and Inspection System to be implemented at their US headquarters site in Ft. Worth, Texas. The system will be used to manage garment and fabric quality audit and inspection information across its mills, manufacturing, and distribution centers located worldwide.
  • June 2005
    Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Company expands its quality assurance system worldwide.
    Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Company has rolled out their quality audit tracking system to their worldwide family of mills, factories, and suppliers. The centralized source of information provides world class data integration with real-time visibility of business changes.
  • May 2005
    Burgess-Norton purchases GradeCard®
    Burgess-Norton, Geneva IL purchases GradeCard® for use across their US manufacturing sites. The ASP solution will provide supplier performance management services for staff and suppliers of the company. Read more »
  • March 2005
    LYONS announces new ASP service
    The hosting service will provide small and mid-size companies the ability to use LYONS system solutions easily and affordably.
  • February 2005
    NASD contracts with LYONS for its quality inspection and audit tracking system.
  • July 2004
    Cintas Corporation, LYONS expands reach of quality audit inspection system
    Cintas Corporation has added further reaching data collection and analysis capabilities to its quality audit and inspection system. LYONS will provide enhancements to its quality assurance product to meet the business demand of this textiles and apparel industry leader.
  • May 2004
    Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Co. implements GradeCard®
  • to use with its automotive suppliers.
  • March 2004
    New textile system developed for Cintas Corporation
    Lyons Information Systems, Inc. was contracted by Cintas Corporation to build a global textile and apparel quality audit and inspection system. The system will be used worldwide to serve the company’s customers, suppliers, and manufacturing locations.
  • July 2003
    Four new GradeCard® modules are announced by Lyons Information Systems, Inc.
    Read more »
  • February 2002
    Lyons Information Systems Breaks New Ground
    Lyons Information Systems, Inc. announces GradeCard® a new supplier performance measurement system. Read more »
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