New WaudWare PICS Customer: Elite Pak

  Elite Pak of Delhi, Ontario is our newest PICS customer. Elite Pak is one of the largest growers and packers of asparagus in Ontario. Their automated asparagus bunching machine leads the way in innovative ideas for the asparagus industry. They’re a great bunch! Watch the YouTube video here: 

Parsing of GS1 Codes Improved in WebPICS

Parsing of the GS1 codes has been improved to fit more precisely with PTI standards. HTML rendering on HandHelds now supports the use of VIEWPORT tags for better sizing of content on higher resolution screen formats. The iPhone and iPad devices are specifically supported.

WaudWare Welcomes Brenn-B Farms!

We are pleased as potatoes to introduce Brenn-B Farms of Waterdown, Ontario to our growing family of happy PICS customers. Brenn-B Farms is a 4th generation family owned and operated vegetable farm. Specializing in potato production for more than 65 years, the Brenn family has a growing reputation for providing outstanding quality potato packs to…Read More

WaudWare’s Traceability Champion is back… but for a limited time only!

We’re welcoming Paul Meisner back to the WaudWare team, even if it is only for 6 weeks. Paul will be working on the Traceability Foundations Initiative, a three-year joint Federal-Provincial funding program to support voluntary, industry-led information sharing networks that will enhance agri-food traceability. If you’re interested in learning more about available funding for food…Read More

Our Growing PICS Fan Base – Welcome Hillside Gardens

Hillside Gardens is a family run farm located north of Toronto in Bradford, Ontario. They have earned a reputation for growing high quality carrots and onions. Established in 1964, Hillside Gardens Ltd. has supplied quality produce for over 4 decades. We are proud to welcome Hillside Gardens as our latest PICS customer.

Generations of Farming Excellence

Procyk Farms in Wilsonville, Ontario has chosen WaudWare to install the latest versions of PICS software for their receiving, packing and shipping operations. We will be working with them over the next several weeks to help them setup and go live. Once complete, they will be able to use PICS to show complete traceability from…Read More

First Version of JPICS is Ready for Installation!

You may recall that in December, we announced that we were beginning to re-write the entire suite of PICS software. We are very excited to announce that the first version is ready for installation. Please contact us if you would like to have it installed on your system, and we will gladly do so at…Read More

NetBeans Training Week of March 12-16th

A little pain = mega gain! We may be little slower than usual responding to non-urgent support calls next week (March 12-16). We are fortunate to have an Oracle NetBeans product manager flying in from Amsterdam to provide us with one on one training on the platform we are using to rewrite PICS and other…Read More

Farming Module for PICS?

Based on several customer requests, as well as what we are learning during farm visits, it is becoming obvious that having a Farming module would be very beneficial. Some farmers use FCC Field Manager Pro, Farm Works and/or other software. Some use spreadsheets, and some keep written records. We propose to create screens for tracking…Read More

PICS Rewrite

We are excited to announce that, starting in January 2012, PICS and other related WaudWare products will be completely rewritten. Why are we doing this? One of our fundamental operating philosophies has always been to make business decisions in the best interests of our customers. We attribute our success and longevity (22 years in business)…Read More