by Steve Carpenter, who has been developing microcomputer-based systems for more
than 25 years in scientific research, medicine, manufacturing, regulatory
affairs and government.
• Custom Programming
• Database Applications
• Platform Migration
• System Documentation
• Imaging, Graphics, Visualization
With a record of dependability and timely, on-budget delivery,
Commonwealth Software has kept busy -- mainly with repeat business -- for over 18 years.
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Member of the IEEE Computer Society, the American
Society for Quality (ASQ) Pine Tree Section, the Microsoft
Partner Program, and TechMaine (The Technology
Association of Maine).
Maine state agencies – see our entry in the Maine
pre-qualified vendors list.
Current IT Services Vendors List
October 5, 2010. AcQualis™
is editorially featured in Medical
Product Manufacturing News: Commonwealth Software's
CAPA Application for medical device manufacturers is one of three packages highlighted in the special "Spotlight
on Software" section of the publication's October 2010 issue.
June 1, 2010. AcQualis™
Celebrates Ten Years: Commonwealth Software's CAPA Application for medical device
manufacturers has been at work in the production environment since before
June 1, 2000.
March 16, 2007. Commonwealth Software has completed the
first commercial release of AcQualis™ its
CAPA Application for medical device
manufacturers. Although newly commercialized, this is a highly mature
application in daily real-world operation for nearly seven years. Its
unique collaborative features have been instrumental in raising the level of
participation and the quality of documentation for teams resolving CAPA issues
and doing related actions.
January 10, 2006. Commonwealth Software has received a second Seed Grant from the Maine Technology Institute,
for developing the first commercial release of its CAPA
Application, a compliance application for FDA/ISO regulated medical device
About AcQualis™ CAPA
August 30, 2005. Commonwealth Software has released a pre-commercial version of Smarty Pie™, a handy Windows
utility that leverages the power of Windows Explorer. This utility builds on our theme
of developing low-cost
programs that amplify the usefulness of much larger programs.
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June 16, 2004. FHC Inc. won the Gold level
MD&DI Medical Design
Excellence Award (the "Oscar" of the medical device
industry), one of ten Gold level awards
given worldwide and one of just two in the Surgical category, for its unique
platform for deep brain surgery. See Projects fig
8, 9 for Starfix Receiver, a transport and verification component of
this project from Commonwealth Software.
March 9, 2004. Commonwealth Software has been awarded a Seed Grant from the Maine Technology Institute,
a market study leading to commercialization of its CAPA
About AcQualis™ CAPA
To develop single and multi-user software
for personal computers, and to provide extended support, aiming for the
highest achievement in dependability, fitness for purpose, clarity of execution,
and operator satisfaction.