Fulton firm gets contract with FDA

Quality Associates Inc., a Fulton-based provider of services for document management, imaging and archiving, has announced that it has been awarded a contract with the Food and Drug Administration to digitize, index and consolidate about 20 million pages of material at more than 20 FDA facilities across the nation.

Work on the $20 million project is to begin immediately.

The documents relate to investigations and inspections conducted by the FDA. They exist in print, electronic media such as compact discs, and original forms such as product packaging. When completed, authorized personnel will be able to search for and access specific documents housed in a digital document archive.